Teaching Assistant – Scale 3 qualified
REQUIRED BY - September 2017
Selwyn Primary School is part of the Leading Learning Trust.
Executive Head teacher – Emma Nicholls
Please visit our website for further information about Selwyn Primary School.
We are looking for a person with:
● Evidence of being a good/outstanding teaching assistant
● High expectations of pupil outcomes, in particular- high expectations of the achievement of children with moderate to complex learning difficulties
● Excellent organisational skills
● A strong work ethic and the ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and parents
● The ability to create a stimulating and inclusive learning environment where all pupils make good and better progress
● A commitment to own professional development and willing to undertake specialised training
● Experience of working with pupils with a range of special educational needs, including children working at P levels
● Experience of delivering intervention programmes
● Good communication skills and is able to work within a supportive framework of colleagues and parents.
We can offer the right candidate: excellent CPD and professional development opportunities within a vibrant, friendly and dedicated school community.
Closing date for applications: Thursday 29th June 2017
Interviews will take place on: Friday 7th July 2017
Successful candidates will be asked to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure from the DBS. Further information about the disclosure can be found at www.crb.gov.uk and in the recruitment pack. We are fully committed to safeguarding children.
Shortlisted candidates will be asked to take an English and Maths test as part of the interview process.
Selwyn is a medium-sized, inclusive school for children aged 3 to 11. Our school is the sponsor of the Leading Learning Trust. There are 510 pupils on roll including part-time nursery pupils. Selwyn is the Newham resourced school for deaf pupils who are fully integrated into mainstream.
Selwyn has a well-established Inclusion Team. In our SEN review (October 2016) by Diane Rochford, the resourced provision was described as ‘a very strong provision’. The report also reported a strength of the provision as ‘A highly structured and specialised team with strong leadership of a range of different and well qualified specialists supporting the deaf provision.’
The Leading Learning Trust has a strong commitment to achieving equality of opportunity in both services to the community and the employment of people and expects all employees to understand and promote its policies in their work.
How to apply
Please apply online. For technical difficulties, please contact the Support Team 020 7427 8250. For further information about the role, please contact the school directly.