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Teaching Assistant (Secondary Phase)

Location: ENFIELD, MIDDLESEX Salary: 18549 - 22265 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Education Job Type: Contract
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 5
Posted: 9 months ago Reference: 3047929
Teaching Assistant (Secondary Phase)

An all-through school in the London Borough of Enfield. This call has excellent transport links to enable easy access from central London and London fringe areas. The academy will reach full capacity in 2020 with just under two thousand pupils. The academy was judged outstanding in all areas in our Ofsted inspection of April 2015.

The posts involve one-to-one and small group teaching across a range of areas – reading, writing, maths, English language development and emotional development. There will be extensive training and staff will be deployed according to their skills and interests. As a growing school, we have a number of posts available. We are looking for candidates with the potential to be outstanding and would like to hear from both experienced practitioners and those new to the profession.

These posts are a wonderful opportunity to play a key role in enabling pupils in disadvantaged areas to access the highest quality education.

The Role
* To support secondary pupils with literacy, numeracy or emotional needs.
* To provide one-to-one and small group teaching across a range of areas – reading, writing, maths, English language development and emotional development.

In this role, you will:

• Have the opportunity to join a team of teachers at the peak of their profession
• Be part of the schools network, with school-based and network-wide CPD and international school visits
• Provide students with 1:2:1 and small group support
• Working across the curriculum and working with those with various needs
• Managing behaviour and provide the class teacher with support

This will be a full time position working Monday to Friday, term time only plus two weeks. The working hours will be 8 - 5.

Ideal candidates will:
• Be willing to actively participate in the school’s enrichment activities and wider community
• Be committed to the schools ethos of high expectations and no excuses
• Be committed to the academy’s vision of breaking the mould by providing pupils from relatively disadvantaged backgrounds with a type and standard of education previously the preserve of the best fee-paying schools
• Effective team worker
• High expectations for accountability and consistency
• Vision aligned with the schools high aspirations, high expectations of self and others
• Genuine passion and a belief in the potential of every pupil
• Motivation to continually improve standards and achieve excellence
• Effective listening skills that lead to a strong understanding of others
• Commitment to the safeguarding and welfare of all pupils
• Good communication, planning and organisational skills
• Demonstrates resilience, motivation and commitment to driving up standards of achievement
• Acts as a role model to staff and pupils
• Commitment to regular and on-going professional development and training to establish outstanding classroom practice

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