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Teaching Assistant - Early Years

Horizons Academy BexleyBexley

Post Title Early Years Teaching Assistant
Post Location Horizons Academy Bexley
Position Status Permanent
Contractual Hours: 36
Contractual Weeks: 39
Salary: Bexley 5
Post Start Date: ASAP
Closing Date: 22nd August 2021
Interview Date: Week commencing 23rd August 2021

Horizons Academy Bexley

Horizons Academy is an alternative provision school which provides education for pupils who have been permanently excluded and live in London Borough of Bexley as well as offering places to out of borough children where their home school wishes to commission a place. Horizons places strong emphasis on early intervention and also offers short term placements through the Refocus Programme for pupils who are at risk of exclusion and presenting challenges in their home school.

For further information about the school, please visit:

London South East Academies Trust

London South East Academies Trust currently comprises of eight schools, providing high quality education for 5-19-year olds across the boroughs of Bromley and Bexley and Surrey.

Your Opportunity

Further details about this vacancy are available to download from the downloads section below. Alternatively, if you wish to discuss the post further please email Stuart Sheaf, with your contact details.

Your Application

To apply for this vacancy please complete the application form, available to download from the downloads section below, paying particular attention to Section 4 of the form, to indicate how you satisfy the criteria set out in the Person Specification. Once you have completed this, the form should be submitted via email to . Alternatively, paper applications should be sent to Hayley Jobson, c/o Horizons Academy, Lensbury Way, Abbey Wood, London, SE2 9TA.

The closing date for your application is as stated above.

References will be requested for those shortlisted only and prior to interview.

Only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

This post is considered to be a customer-facing position; as such it falls within scope of the Code of Practice on English language requirement for public sector workers. The school therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the person specification. These will be applied during the recruitment/selection and probationary stages.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure and other employment checks.

The school is committed to equality and diversity in employment practice and service delivery.

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