Teaching Assistant, Barnet

Closing date:

Whitefield SchoolBarnet

Date posted:
Start date: 02/09/2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £15,514-£16,936
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

“School leaders, governors and staff have created a nurturing and inclusive learning environment where pupils thrive”

 “The behaviour of pupils is outstanding”

“The school’s work to promote pupils’ personal development and welfare is outstanding”

“Diversity at this harmonious school is celebrated and respected”             (Ofsted 2017)

Whitefield School is a vibrant, dynamic and successful school based in North London. The school has excellent transport links, is very well resourced and over two million pounds has been spent on refurbishments in the last four years.

This is an exciting opportunity to work within a strong team of specialist, highly committed and enthusiastic staff. We are looking for ‘exceptional’, because ‘exceptional’ is what all our students deserve.

Level 1 Teaching Assistant (SEN- Special Educational Needs)

We are looking to appoint a professional and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant who will work alongside teachers and providing valuable support in lessons. The successful candidate will also use specialist knowledge for planning, developing support materials, provide care and supervision to our young learners. The role will involve working across all subjects and year groups with students of all abilities. You must have a proactive approach to work and be able to easily adapt to an ever changing environment and job role. 

Level 2 Teaching Assistant -(ASCP- Autistic Specialist Condition Provision) 

The ideal candidate must have some experience in supporting children with autism and will be able to use their specialist knowledge for planning and developing support materials and provide care and supervision to our young learners. The role will involve working across all subjects and year groups with students of all abilities. You must have a proactive approach to work and be able to easily adapt to an ever changing environment and job role. For this role training will also be provided. 

The ideal candidate will:

• be a graduate 

• be a highly enthusiastic, energetic, proactive individual who has the passion and ability to motivate and inspire the students 

• have the ability to work with students with autism (level 2)

• have excellent, written and verbal communication skills and be able to relate well to all members of the school community

The successful candidate will have access to continuous professional learning through our dedicated internal and external CPD programme, with the possibility of progression to Higher Level Teaching Assistant and eventually on to a teaching programme.  

The school also offers various benefits to all employees through our pro-active team of staff.

Please use the TES online application form to apply for this vacancy. For further information on our exciting school, please visit our website (www.whitefield.barnet.sch.uk) or better still come for a visit.

Closing Date: noon on Friday 28th June 2019 (Please note - we reserve the right to close this post early)

Interview Date – Thursday 04th July 2019 

Start date – September 2019 

For enquiries, please contact Christina McGhan, Human Resources Officer. Tel: 020 8455 4114, Email: cmg@whitefield.barnet.sch.uk

Whitefield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be required to complete an enhanced disclosure and barring service check. 

If you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume you have been unsuccessful in your application on this occasion




More about Whitefield School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Claremont Road, Cricklewood, London, NW2 1TR, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8455 4114
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