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Teaching Assistant / Learning Support Professional

Nightingale Community AcademyNightingale Community Academy - Beechcroft Rd, London SW17 7DF

Contract: Pro-rata Permanent, Term-time only.

Hours: 36 hours per week, Monday to Friday, Term Time Only

Do you believe that education has a critical role in transforming and enriching the lives of young people? Would you like to be part of something energetic, innovative and empowering? If so, we want to hear from you.

We are recruiting learning support staff across the school (Primary, KS3 & 4, 6th Form) to work alongside children with additional needs as they overcome barriers to learning and achieve at their potential. We are looking for experienced staff and Graduates to deliver ‘quality first’ learning experiences that challenge and engage. Experience of working with learners with SEN, SEMH, ASD, ADHD in either a mainstream or special setting is desirable but not essential. What is imperative is that you have high expectations, a love of challenge and a determination to make a difference to the lives of our learners. 

Nightingale Community Academy is a school boys aged 5-19 who have Social, Emotional and Mental Health as their primary SEN need. Many learners also have Autistic Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, or other learning difficulties. At Nightingale Community Academy we are committed to raising the expectations of our learner group, removing barriers to learning and delivering attainment at the highest level.

Nightingale Community Academy promotes high quality professional development for all staff. We are interested in appointing support staff who aspire to improve. There will be opportunities for career development leading to specialist SEN and teaching qualifications.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged. Please contact Reception on 020 8074 9096 or info@nightingaleca.org to make an appointment.

To apply for the role please use the quick apply option to submit an application. If you have any queries, please contact jobs@orchardhill.ac.uk 

Please note that CV applications will not be considered.

Applications close: 12pm; Monday 14th January 2022.

Interview date: 20th January 2022

Nightingale Community Academy and OHC&AT are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Appointments made will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020.


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