SEND Teaching Assistant
School
Concordia Academy
Location
Union Road , London, England RM7 0HG
Start Date
as soon as possible
Salary
£20,666 to £21,606 pro-rata

About the Role

Do you want to join an outstanding school looking to appoint an ambitious and inspirational teaching assistant?

Concordia Academy opened as a new free school in 2016. In September 2018, we moved to our superb new purpose-built site on Union Road in Romford. We are currently recruiting for a Teaching Assistant to join our already outstanding team.

We are offering you:

the opportunity to work in a state-of-the-art building with excellent facilities

huge scope for advancement and fantastic opportunities for career progression

the opportunity to get in on the ground floor of an exciting new project and to help shape the direction of a new school

We are looking for:

We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed applicant who:

has experience of working with children (essential) with specific needs in class, small groups and in 1:1 situations

has English and Maths Grade C GCSE or equivalent (essential)

has NVQ Level 2 (or above)

is firm, kind, patient, consistent and approachable

is friendly, ready to join in and engage with learning with the children

We would welcome applications from people who have experience in the following, although training would be available for the right candidates:

Cognition & Learning

Language & Social Interaction

Autistic Spectrum Disorder

Social Communication Difficulties

Sensory Processing

Closing Date
15th April at Midday
Application Contact
Trust Social Media
Location

The Application Form can be downloaded from the Documents section of this advert.

Completed applications forms should be sent to to Raheel Akhtar, Headteacher by email [email protected]

REAch2 Academy Trust have an Equal Opportunities Policy for selection and recruitment. Applicants are requested to complete the Trust’s online Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form separately.

REAch2 is continuously working towards improving the diversity of the Trust, and the experience for our staff from diverse backgrounds. We are clear that the value of greater diversity to the Trust lies in the way we will value difference when we work together towards richer solutions. 

We are keen to hear from all candidates with the appropriate experience who feel they can make a real contribution to the Trust. If you can bring a fresh perspective to the challenges we face whether through your background as someone from an ethnic minority or you live with a disability (visible or not), are open about your faith, religion or belief or about being LGBTQ+, your application will receive a warm welcome. As will applications from all suitable candidates.

REAch2 is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all adults working in or with our schools to share this commitment.

Enclosed in our application pack is a copy of our safer recruitment policy, which outlines the steps we take to ensure that we attract the most suitable, high calibre candidates, and to help deter, reject or identify people who might abuse children or are otherwise unsuited to working with them.

We encourage all potential candidates to read this policy carefully in order to fully understand what is expected of you in our recruitment process. All roles will be assessed for the appropriate level of DBS check, which will include a Children’s Barred List check if the role meets the criteria for regulated activity.

A wide range of professional development opportunities and the opportunity to work with some of the best educational professionals in the country,
A great ECT experience,
Membership of the Teacher’s Pension Scheme TPS,
As part of REAch2 employee benefits we also offer an eye care scheme, access to an Employee Assistance Programme for you and your immediate family and membership of ‘perks at work’ – which includes discounts on holidays, shopping, family days out and much more