Teaching Assistant with additional responsibility, Balham, London

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Chestnut Grove AcademyBalham, London

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Start date: as soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Term Time Only + 1 week (39 weeks a year) – 36 hours per week Scale 1c Point 8, actual salary: £16,106 p.a.+£800 SRP
Contract term: Permanent

Term Time Only + 1 week (39 weeks a year) – 36 hours per week. Scale 1c Point 8, actual salary: £16,106 p.a.+£800 p.a. SRP

We are looking for enthusiastic and committed individuals to join our outstanding team of teaching assistants. You will work to support students with Education Health and Care Plans who have a range of cognitive and behavioural needs.

Experience of working with young people with ASD or SEMH is highly desirable. You will need; a positive attitude; excellent communication skills; ability to work as part of a team, flexibility and a desire to make a difference

We have three  roles that will have a special responsibility within SEN in addition to the core Teaching Assistant duties for which an additional payment of £800 p.a. will be made. These responsibilities are for Literacy, Numeracy and Speech and Language Therapy. For these extra responsibilities, you will need a HLTA or equivalent qualification, requisite skills and experience in these areas and be willing to undertake a suitable qualification.  

When applying, please make it clear which post you specifically wish to be considered for. 

CLOSING DATE: Friday 29th September, 2017 at noon


Chestnut Grove is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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More about Chestnut Grove Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 19 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Chestnut Grove, Balham, London, SW12 8JZ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8673 8737
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