Secondary Teaching Assistant

Job Roles:
Teaching Assistant
Organisation Type:
Secondary Education
Organisation:
Secondary School/Academy
Contract Type:
Full Time
Subject Area:
Special Needs
Region:
London
Contract Term:
Permanent
Salary Description:
Grade 2 (Inner London): Actual Salary £17709.94-£17,998.57
Posted:
12th Sep 2018
Start Date:
Recruiter:
Chobham Academy
Job Ref:
CAX-000657

Chobham Academy

Secondary Teaching Assistant

We are looking for a secondary Teaching Assistant to join our secondary SEN team at Chobham Academy.

The Special Educational and Disabilities (SEND) department comprises the SENDCo, Assistant Inclusion Manager, Specialist Assessor, Speech and Language Therapist, Administrator, three school counsellors, HLTA and eight Teaching Assistants.

We are a vibrant, creative and highly skilled team, committed to engendering inclusion, progression, positive experiences, a sense of affinity and self-worth for all children and young people. We recognise individual aptitude and desires and our values and vision provide equal and appropriate opportunities to all. In order to achieve this, students may receive support from a member of the SEND team and/or external professionals, with whom we collaborate in order to achieve the best possible outcomes. Where intensive support is required, students may work in small group settings for a proportion of their timetable. We facilitate a variety of social and academic targeted interventions. All students with SEN are given the opportunity to be involved in all aspects of school life.

Job Purpose

You will be committed to the highest achievement for all. You will work closely with class teachers in a supportive role. You will be enthusiastic, have great interpersonal skills, enjoy working as part of a team and want the very best for our students. This is an exciting opportunity for a committed professional looking to start, or continue their career in a rewarding new role.

The successful applicant will:

be able to support the class teacher to ensure children make excellent progress;
have high expectations and an unwavering belief in the potential of every child;
want to make a difference to the lives of local children;
possess excellent interpersonal skills;
be committed to working in partnership with teachers, parents and the community;
be a committed team player who enjoys working collaboratively;
be committed to their own professional development.
As an employee with the Harris Federation, you will receive a generous benefits package, including performance and loyalty bonus, pension scheme (LGPS), Harris wellbeing cash plan and additional Harris benefits.

About Chobham Academy:

Chobham Academy opened in September 2013 as part of the Harris Federation. Our 3-18 academy is a world class educational legacy of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Situated within the East Village complex, the academy serves the community newly established in 2,800 new homes, along with existing communities in Newham and Waltham Forest. Chobham Academy is judged "Outstanding" in every category by Ofsted.

Why work at Chobham Academy?

World-class facilities for learning, leisure and sport, creating a dynamic centre of learning and the hub of the local community
An all-through academy, providing unique opportunities for nurturing and developing excellence throughout the local community
Inclusive model of learning, with an ethos based upon aspiration, ambition and high achievement for all
All the advantages of a successful academy group, including a strong central team of support, teaching and leadership staff
Generous Harris rewards and benefits package
For a full job description and person specification, please download the Applicant Pack.

For more information, or to arrange a visit or a confidential discussion with the Principal, please contact the academy on 0203 747 6060 or info@chobhamacademy.org.uk.

Please note: academies may hold interviews as and when applications are received, and this job may be withdrawn at any point without notice. You will still be able to add information until the closing date, but you will not be able to submit your application. With this in mind, you are encouraged to apply as early as possible.

Harris academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants. In line with our commitments to safeguarding, the Harris Federation uses preferred agencies and is unable to work with any agencies where Terms of Business have not been agreed by both parties prior to an engagement.

Closing Date:
25/09/2018
Contact Details:
Chobham Academy
Tel: 0203 747 6060
Contact: The Academy
Email:

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