Teaching Assistant (Learning Support)

Employer
NEWTON PREP SCHOOL
Location
Nine Elms, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
26 Sep 2020

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Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
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£22,952- £27,141minimum pro-rated (actual) salary

Full-time,term time only

W.E.F. October 2020

Newton Prep is a successful and dynamic school for children between the ages of 3 and 13 situated at the heart of one of London's most exciting areas in Nine Elms; conveniently close to Battersea Park and Queenstown Road BR stations.We have high standards and expectations and are interested in education in the fullest sense. We seek to ensure that our pupils benefit from a proper balance of academic excellence, fun and activity combined with strong pastoral support.

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic individual with a strong interest in working with children to support their literacy and numeracy skills. This may include working with children who have a diagnosed additional need such as dyslexia, children who need an extra 'boost' or children for whom English is not their first language (EAL). The post holder will be based within our Learning Support department and will work as part of a small and cohesive team responsible for supporting children both within and outside of the classroom.

Applicants must have experience of working with children who have additional needs; excellent literacy and numeracy (ie. must hold as a minimum GCSE grade C/Grade 5 or above in Mathematics and English), and have good spoken English. Excellent IT, communication and interpersonal skills; combined with a strong work ethic and the ability to forge a good rapport with children are also essential prerequisites.

This is a permanent appointment commencing October 2020. Hours of work are 8.00am - 4.30pm term time only (35 weeks per year). Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience. The minimum pro-rated (actual) salary for the role is £22,952- £27,141.Other benefits include contributory staff pension scheme, staff gym and free school meals during term time.

Full details of the post and an application form may be obtained from the School's website via the button below or by phoning the HR Department on 020 7720 4091 ext. 1255.

To apply, please complete an application form and email this to the HR Assistant.

The closing date for applications is 30.9.20 at 10am. However, the school reserves the right to interview and appoint this position ahead of any advised application closing date should an appropriate candidate be found. Therefore, it is advisable to submit applications as early as possible.

Newton Prep is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be expected to undergo an enhanced DBS disclosure check including a Barred List check.
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