Teaching Assistant - Levels 2/3
33 hours per week/term time only
£21,591 - £25,353 FTE
£16,493 - £19,366 p.a.incl depending on experience
Do you share our values of Respect, Equality for All, Support and Safety, Aspiration and Responsibility? If so, come and join our diverse girls’ school enriching the lives of our amazing students and joining a committed and passionate SEND Team.
We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated Teaching Assistant to provide support to our SEND department. The successful candidate with be assigned to support an individual student who may have learning, physical, medical needs, emotional needs, or whose first language may not be English. There will also be the opportunity to work closely with our teachers to deliver support with the variety of learning and development activities, which take place in the classroom. This would be an ideal post for an individual interested in joining the profession.
Copthall School pride ourselves on educating 21st century women for successful careers in STEM, human, social and health sciences, performing arts and creative industries. We deliver exceptional outcomes at GCSE with well above average P8 score of 0.89 in 2019. Our thriving Sixth Form, which is in the top 12% of schools for A Level results, offers both A-Level and Vocational pathways and we boast an excellent success rate in University applications.
We are a good school as judged by Ofsted in 2018. Copthall has been awarded ‘Good’ status “By implementing systems to raise staffs and pupils’ aspirations, leaders have established a culture of high expectations. As a result, the school has secured marked improvements to learning and pupils’ progress”. The full report can be accessed using the following link: http://www.copthallschool.org.uk/226/ofsted
The successful candidate will be expected to:
• be a dynamic, passionate practitioner who can demonstrate a real commitment to the education of children and ideally have a proven track record of supporting learners
• be committed to our ethos of high expectations and no excuses with the belief that every child can succeed
• have the resolve to make a real difference to the lives of pupil
and in return we offer candidates:
• support, mentoring and training appropriate to the post
• a forward looking, hardworking and enthusiastic team of staff with the desire and skills to improve outcomes
• the opportunity to make a significant contribution to the school, its students and families
• benefit from our Employee Assistance Programme.
• Staff Wellbeing room
Visits to the school are welcome and encouraged. Please get in touch if you would like to arrange this.
Copthall School is committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to the protection of children and vulnerable adults.
Appointment is subject to a clear enhanced DBS check.
Application forms must be completed and are available from the School website: http://www.copthallschool.org.uk/219/join-us or by phoning the school office on 020 8959 1937. Please note that CVs will not be accepted.
Completed forms should be returned directly to Copthall School at the above address or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing date: Monday 24th February 2020 (12 noon)