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Teaching Assistant (Level 2)

Oasis Academy ByronOld Coulsdon, London Borough of Croydon

This post requires an individual with a love of working with children, commitment to the school’s vision of ‘support, value, and challenge’ and who may have some speech and language specialisation.


The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic, flexible, confident individual with excellent interpersonal and behaviour management skills. They will assist and support the class teacher in learning and teaching.  The post holder will be pro-active and a positive role model for all children. 


As a classroom TA you will be working with a range of children including those who may need additional support to overcome barriers that are hindering their learning, as well as assisting the class teacher.


Essential skills and abilities:

• NVQ level 2 or equivalent qualifications or experience

• Minimum grade C English and maths GCSE 

• Experience of working with children with SEN

• Good understanding of child development and learning

• Excellent communication skills

• A valid working visa/legal right to work in the UK


We offer a creative, positive, and friendly staff team and a supportive environment where there are opportunities for professional development. 


Oasis Academy Byron is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and the successful candidate will need an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, evidence of right to work in the UK and two satisfactory references. 

Photographic identification and certificates of all relevant qualifications will need to be provided at the interview stage.


Equal Opportunities

We are an equal opportunities employer and aim to promote and ensure equal treatment for all.

Further information about the school can be found on our school website: www.oasisacademybyron.org. Visits to the school are strongly encouraged and appointments can be made to view by emailing: Byron@oasisbyron.org or telephone 0208 668 4877



Applications

To apply for this position please email: Byron@oasisbyron.org or telephone 0208 668 4877 or download an application pack. 

Please provide a supporting statement, which shows how you meet the criteria outlined in the Person Specification. (Please do not submit stand-alone curriculum vitae or Croydon Council application forms).


PLEASE NOTE AS A SAFER RECRUITMENT SCHOOL WE WILL TAKE UP REFERENCES PRIOR TO YOU BEING CALLED FOR INTERVIEW, UNLESS YOU CAN PROVIDE US WITH A VALID REASON FOR REFERENCES NOT TO BE TAKEN UP AT THIS STAGE. PLEASE ENSURE YOU PROVIDE TWO EMAIL ADDRESSES ON YOUR APPLICATION FORM FOR REFEREES TO BE CONTACTED.


Application forms and supporting statements should be submitted to: Byron@oasisbyron.org

Closing Date:     Midday Friday 3rd December 2021

Interviews:         Week beginning Monday 13th December 2021

Tenable:       Immediate start



OASIS ACADEMY BYRON

St David’s

Coulsdon

Surrey CR5 2XE

Tel: 020 8668 4877

Email: Byron@oasisbyron.org 

Website: www.oasisacademybyron.org 


Principal: Mrs J Poplett    Deputy Principal: Mr J Norris

 


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