Teaching Assistant, Southwark

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Walworth AcademySouthwark

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Start date: 3 September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Ark support staff band 4, £19,175 pro rata per annum (£16,421 actual salary per annum)
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Teaching Assistant Join an aspirational school nurturing ambitious students and teachers  Start date: September 2018 Salary:  Ark support staff band 4, £19,175 pro rata per annum (£16,421 actual salary per annum) Hours: 36 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (term-time only) Location: Walworth, London Nearest train station: Elephant and Castle, London Bridge, Waterloo  Deadline: 11am on 27th July 2018  Ofsted: Good (2018)  “The Leadership Team … developed the school as a family, confident of its place in the local community but never complacent and always striving to do better.”  Ofsted Report, 2018  Walworth Academy serves a richly diverse community in Southwark. As an ARK school we have very high expectations of all of our students so that:  ‘Every pupil can go to university or a career of their choice’.  With 1040 students on roll, of which 112 are in the sixth form, there are great opportunities to develop the PE curriculum across all year groups. We are keen to increase the opportunities for students to achieve a range of PE qualifications as an extension of the high quality learning and progress they will receive every lesson.   We are looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join our school and support the needs of our pupils.  As a Teaching Assistant, you’ll be an inspirational role model to our pupils and work with both teachers and the wider school community to establish a supportive and nurturing learning environment in which children make rapid academic progress. This role is perfect for someone who wants to become a teacher in the future. It acts as a springboard and training ground for graduates who want to learn how to teach and build transformational relationships with pupils.  We need exceptional candidates who will   Our ideal candidate will: • be passionate and enthusiastic about young people’s education • have experience of working with and motivating young people, either in a paid or voluntary capacity • have a strong academic background in English and mathematics • be committed to Ark Putney’s ethos of high expectations and no excuses.  At Ark Walworth Academy, we look for talented and committed people and we work hard to keep them, helping them reach as high as they can. We offer attractive pay and conditions, as well as high quality career and professional development (CPD) and opportunities for career progression.  If you share in our commitment to excellence, we want to hear from you.  To apply, please complete our application form below and email to vacancies@walworthacademy.org for the attention of Lorraine Lemmer.    Applications should be received by 11am 27th July 2018. If you would like to discuss the role, or have any queries, please contact 020 7450 9667 or visit our website www.walworthacademy.org      We value diversity and are committed to safeguarding and promoting child welfare. The successful candidate will be subject to DBS and any other relevant employment checks.



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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Shorncliffe Road, London, SE1 5UJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 7450 9570
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Walworth Academy opened in September 2007, after taking over from the previous Walworth School. Walworth Academy has  been recognised by the Specialist Schools and Academy Trust for being one of the top 10 schools for value added in terms of 5 A...