Teaching Assistant, Bromley

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Riverside SchoolBromley

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Start date: April 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: BR7 - £22,695 - £24,717 (Pro rata term time only; 36 hours per week, 39 weeks per year)
Contract term: Permanent

Are you ready to play your part in transforming the lives of children with complex needs and the lives of their families? Do you have the passion, resilience and dedication to enable our pupils to find true fulfilment? If so, we’d love to hear from you. Riverside is a highly-regarded school for children with severe and complex learning difficulties, many of whom are on the autistic spectrum. 

We are a forward-thinking and innovative all-age special school with a diverse population: our 250 pupils are based on two sites, St Paul’s Cray and Beckenham and this post could be based at either site.  Pupil, family and staff engagement is extremely important to us and we strive to involve the whole school community in making Riverside a happy, safe and truly exceptional place for our pupils to learn. Our talented, multi-disciplinary staff team have the highest expectations of our pupils and we aim to provide the kind of specialist education which families want for their children.

We are looking for enthusiastic teaching assistants to join our team. Riverside School operates on two sites and the post could be at Riverside St Paul’s Cray or Riverside Beckenham. This position would provide the perfect opportunity for you to help build a better future for children with severe and complex learning difficulties and autistic spectrum disorders. Experience of working with pupils with a diverse range of needs would be an advantage. If you want to join a fantastic team of professionals working in a multi-disciplinary way to enable our special young people to be all that they can be then we would love to hear from you.

Riverside School is committed to providing equality of opportunity and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment with enthusiasm and excellent attendance. All appointments will be subject to receiving satisfactory references; clearance of a full DBS check and satisfactory health clearance.

Closing date for applications: Friday, 2nd March 2018

Interviews provisionally scheduled for the week beginning Monday, 12th, March 2018. 

For further details and an application form please visit the Working at Riverside section of our website www.riversideschool.org.uk; contact the School on 01689 870519 or email recruitment@riverside.bromley.sch.uk

Previous applicants need not apply.  

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More about Riverside School
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Main Road, St. Paul's Cray, Orpington, Kent, BR5 3HS, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1689 870519
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