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Blackfen School for Girls

Blackfen School for Girls

Raising aspirations - releasing potential

Teaching Assistant

REQUIRED AS SOON AS POSSIBLE

TEACHING ASSISTANT 1

5 hours and 25 minutes per day, 5 days per week

27.05 hours per week

39 weeks per year (term time plus one week)

Bexley Council 04 Points 041 to 044 – FTE Salary £20,834 to £21,209

Actual Salary: £13,361.67 to £13,602.17 + Outer London Allowance

Blackfen School is a progressive and vibrant learning community that focuses on raising the aspirations and releasing the potential of every young person in our care. In 2018, 61% of students in year 11 achieved five or more GCSE 9 - 4 / A*- C grades, including at least a 4 in English and a 4 in Mathematics. At A’ level in 2018, 100% of the grades were A*- E with 41% at A*- B and 83% at A*- C.  Similarly high levels were achieved in Level 3 BTEC qualifications.

Our flourishing Sixth Form offers a wide range of courses at AS and A2 level, as well as vocational level 2 and 3 courses.

Our Governors want to appoint a Teaching Assistant 1 who will join our Special Educational Needs Department.

Candidates will need good literacy, numeracy and ICT skills to be able to support pupils in a variety of curriculum areas.

Previous experience of working in a secondary school is preferred.

Candidates will need to be available to work from 8.30am until 3.10pm each day.

Successful Candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Check.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. 

Please see below for an information pack. 

This post is considered to be a customer-facing position; as such it falls within scope of the Code of Practice on English language requirement for public sector workers.  The school therefore has a statutory duty under Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 to ensure that the post holders have a command of spoken English sufficient for the effective performance of the job requirements. The appropriate standards are set out in the person specification. These will be applied during the recruitment/selection and probationary stages. 

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: NOON ON FRIDAY 19 APRIL 2019