Teaching Assistant, Barnet

Closing date:

Copthall SchoolBarnet

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £16,202 - £16,791 pro-rata, depending on experience
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teaching Assistants - Levels 2/3

33 hours per week/term time only

One year fixed term contract in the first instance

SCP 4-6 (£21,210 – 21,981 FTE) 

£16,202 - £16,791 pro-rata, depending on experience

Copthall School prides itself on educating 21st century women for successful careers in STEM, human, social and health sciences, performing arts and creative industries.  Our GCSE results are consistently outstanding with well above average Progress 8 scores (+0.87 & +0.76)  and our thriving Sixth Form is in the top 12% of schools for A Level results.  We offer both A Level and Vocational pathways and we also boast an excellent success rate in university applications. 

Copthall has seen rapid improvements in standards across the school. Following our recent Ofsted inspection, Copthall has been awarded the status of ‘Good’.  ‘By implementing systems to raise staffs and pupils’ aspirations, leaders have established a culture of high expectations.  As a result, the school has secured marked improvements to learning and pupil’s progress’.  The full report can be accessed using the following link: http://www.copthallschool.org.uk/226/ofsted

We are looking to appoint enthusiastic and motivated Teaching Assistants to provide support to our SEND department and to be responsible for and work with students who may have learning, physical, medical needs, emotional needs, or whose first language may not be English. This would be an ideal post for an individual interested in joining the profession.

The successful candidate will be expected to: 

• have proven experience of working or the desire to work successfully with students of all abilities

• be committed to our ethos of high expectations and no excuses with the belief that every child can succeed

• have the resolve to make a real difference to the lives of pupil.

Applications are also welcome from experienced Teaching Assistants with experience, qualifications and expertise in one or more of the following areas:

• developing literacy skills  

• developing numeracy skills

• specific learning difficulties

The school offers opportunities for further professional development, working with children who respond to passionate teaching and working in an established team with supportive colleagues.  We have a strong, inclusive community spirit and a positive behaviour culture. 

Appointment is subject to a clear DBS check to an enhanced level.  

Application forms are available from the School website: http://www.copthallschool.org.uk/219/join-us or by phoning the school office on 020 8959 1937.  

Completed forms should be returned directly to Copthall School at the above address or via email to recruitment@copthall.barnet.sch.uk.

Closing date: Monday 15th July 2019 (12 noon) 




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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Girls
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Pursley Road, Mill Hill, London, NW7 2EP, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 20 8959 1937
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Copthall School prides itself on educating 21st century women for successful careers in STEM, human, social and health sciences, performing arts and creative industries. We have approximately 1000 students on role, 120 of which are enrolled in our th...