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Job details

Job details
Employer Twyford Church of England High School
Location Ealing
Salary Grade 5/6 (Commensurate with experience)
Contract type Part Time / Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Posted
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts 30th August 2017

Teaching Assistants

Closing date: 12 noon on Tuesday 6th June 2017 

Interview date: Tuesday 20th June

Teaching Assistants are required to support students in Years 7 – 11 with statements of Special Education Need, and to take the lead responsibility for students with learning and behavioural difficulties.   

All applications are welcome however these roles may particularly suit graduates hoping to progress to School Direct teacher training.  The Twyford Trust is the ‘hub’ for the Ealing Teaching School Alliance and is therefore extremely experienced in supporting training and development for beginning teachers, and new and experienced teachers at all stages of their career.  

Roles are up to 35 hours per week however part-time applications can be considered, particularly for three or four days per week.  Exact hours per week will be discussed and agreed at interview and the salary will therefore be a pro rata figure according to the hours worked.  

Please indicate which school you are applying for on the application form.  

Successful Candidates will have:   

• Recent experience of working with secondary age children 

• A sensible attitude, with the ability to be flexible, reflective and find solutions 

• Energy and enthusiasm 

• A commitment to the ethos of the school   

We offer:  

• Excellent relationships within a strong team 

• On-the-job learning and development opportunities 

• Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme  

For more information please see the Job Description on the Twyford Trust website at http://www.twyfordacademies.org.uk/recruitment/vacancies  

Twyford CE High School, Acton  

Twyford CE High School was set up by the LDBS in 1981.  The school has an excellent reputation and was rated as ‘Outstanding’ in its most recent Ofsted inspection (May 2012).  It has developed specialisms in Music and Modern Foreign Languages, as well as a large and highly successful Sixth Form in which Maths, Science and Computing are the largest areas.  Since its inception the school has grown considerably and now admits around 975 students aged 11 to 16, and an additional 535 students to the Sixth Form.    

The context - 

The Twyford Trust  The Twyford Trust was established in October 2011 to enable an existing School, Twyford CE High School, to build on its successes and look outward to the large number of parents who were eager to become part of its community.  The Twyford Trust aims to deliver outstanding education in a comprehensive school setting, and embraces the Twyford School motto ‘Life in all its fullness’, encouraging students to use their individual gifts wisely and well.  Supported by the London Diocesan Board for Schools (LDBS), the Trust is the overarching organisation which provides support for both Trust schools.    

How to apply  

Please visit the Vacancies page of the Twyford Trust website http://www.twyfordacademies.org.uk/recruitment/vacancies for more information about how to apply, and to download a Job description, Application Form and Letter to Applicants.  

Applications must be submitted to HR/Recruitment at Twyford School by the closing date and time above.  They can be posted to Twyford Church of England Academies Trust, c/o Twyford Church of England School, Twyford Crescent, Acton, London W3 9PP or emailed to recruitment@twyford.ealing.sch.uk.  Please do not submit applications by fax.  

The Twyford Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be required to undergo the child protection screening appropriate to the post, including an enhanced disclosure from the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) and references from previous employers.  For more information about the DBS please see https://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check  

You will also be expected to sign and adhere to the school’s SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE and SAFE WORKING PRACTICE AGREEMENT which is available as a download on the school website Vacancies page.