Teaching Assistant (Secondary)

Cressey College - Coombe Cliff CampusCroydon or South West London

Are you looking for a Teaching Assistant role within a Secondary School where you can make a positive difference in helping students overcome barriers to education? At Cressey College we are seeking Teaching Assistants, to support and enable students with a range of complex additional needs in our Secondary School. Previous teaching experience is very welcome, but it is not essential.

Cressey College is an Ofsted rated Good school with Outstanding qualities. At Cressey College we provide a nurture-based environment for students with social, emotional and attachment difficulties as well as additional complex needs or particularly challenging behaviour. Across our sites, we are successful in enabling our students to thrive and develop into well rounded individuals. We strive to ensure a bright future for all of our students and provide a great working environment for our team.

Our classes are small with no more than 5 students, which enables us to work with our students to meet and support their complex needs. We have a strong focus on improving our students’ academic successes as well as developing personal and social skills. 

At Cressey College we are part of Horizon Care and Education Schools group, which enables us to provide a range of ways to help develop our team to strengthen their skills as well as progress within, through:

• Teaching Assistant initial training programme, and extensive on-the-job training

• Level 3 in Education & Training qualification

• Class Leader Development programme

• Teacher Training programme, to become a Qualified Teacher

Our starting salary for teaching assistants is a competitive £18,000 per annum based on 39 weeks of the year.

Cressey College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Accordingly all applicants must complete our Application Form and successful candidates will need to provide references and undertake an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Certificate with Barred List Information before joining. 

For more information visit the Cressey College website, which offers comprehensive information about our school, www.cresseycollege.co.uk. To download a copy of our application form, please visit www.cresseycollege.co.uk/staff-vacancies/current-vacancies

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