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Teaching Assistant

School
Floreat Wandsworth
Location
Earlsfield, Greater London
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time, Part Time, Term Time
Salary
£18,534 p.a. (36 hours) / £10,296 p.a. (20 hours)
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
Expires
9th June 2024 11:59 PM
Contract Type
Permanent
Job ID
1420897
Job Reference
TA0905
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1420897

Floreat Wandsworth is seeking to appoint a enthusiastic and dedicated Teaching Assistant to join our incredible, growing team.

Your opportunity

This is a fantastic opportunity to join our growing, diverse and welcoming Primary School. Our school has a passion for and, understanding of, what effective learning is and we help to inspire our pupils to be the best they can be. In return for your hard work we can offer excellent CPD opportunities and the support of a strong collaborative team. Be part of our creative and passionate team as we plan the next step on our journey, and Grow, Learn and Flourish within GLF Schools.

What we are looking for:

  • Experience of working with children with SEN is preferred but not essential. 
  • A passion for working with primary aged children in a 1:1 and a group scenario, and a determination that they will become knowledgeable and virtuous.
  • A desire to work with honesty, perseverance and curiosity, and in service of all the learners in our school.
  • Good literacy and numeracy skills.
  • Initiative and confidence to teach pupils 1:1, and in a group, effectively under the direction of the class teacher.
  • Ability to manage pupils in a positive and calm way so that they achieve the highest standards in their learning.

To review the full Job Description and Person Specification for this role, please download the Job Pack below.

About Floreat Wandsworth:

Our School sits within a newly established cluster of Primary schools, overseen by a Regional Director. Along with Floreat Wandsworth, our cluster includes the following other schools; The Vale Primary School, Banstead Infant School, Warren Mead Infant and Junior Schools, Cuddington Croft Primary School and Danetree Primary School.

This is an exciting opportunity to work collaboratively with colleagues across this cluster, to share expertise and experience, ensuring all children in our schools receive an excellent education and reach their potential. It also provides opportunities for career progression across the cluster and gives you the chance to further your professional development.

Join the GLF Schools Community 

As a part of GLF Schools, you will join a community of staff dedicated to transforming education. With regular progression discussions, there will be a wealth of opportunities for you to grow your career, whether in one of our 42 academies or in our central team.

● A growing Multi Academy Trust with over 2,000 colleagues and over 17,000 pupils

● Founded upon the values of Respect, Inclusivity, Integrity and Kindness

● 42 primary and secondary schools across 7 Local Authority areas across the south of England

● We work as a community whilst ensuring each school maintains its own unique identity

● Committed to ensuring all children and young people receive the best possible education

GLF Schools Employment Offer

GLF Schools has a generous employment offer, which allows all our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish.

● Access to our highly competitive Local Government Pension Scheme 

● Flexible working options

● Generous holiday allowance

● Work life and family friendly policies

● Employee wellbeing initiatives

● Access to a staff benefits portal

● Community and collaboration working model

Please read the attached Join Our Community candidate pack for further information

The Details

Start Date: 2nd September 2024

Salary: FTE £21,544 per annum

Actual Salary: Full Time £18,534 / Part Time £10,296 

Potential Extra Income: Cover supervision hours or after school clubs may be available for an experienced/suitable candidate.

Hours of work: Full Time (36 hrs per week, 39 weeks per year) / Part Time (20 hours per week, 39 weeks per year)

Closing Date: Vacancy may close sooner if sufficient applications have been received

Interview date: Ongoing with shortlisted candidates

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Safeguarding Statement:

GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. GLF Schools recognises and celebrates the diversity of its schools and their communities. There is a shared commitment across the Trust to develop further a culture of respect, where discrimination is not tolerated, and individuals are treated equitably and fairly and feel a sense of belonging. We strive for an inclusive environment where staff, children and students are comfortable to express their own identity, should they wish, in which diversity and inclusion is of mutual benefit for everyone in our schools. We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

We also reserve the right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.

Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.

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