Teaching Assistant (Special Educational Needs) 

Start Date: April 2020 (negotiable)
Salary: Grade 3 (SCP 8 to SCP 9) or Grade 4 (SCP 10 to SCP 15) term time only. Salary will be dependent upon experience.
Grade 3: £19,405 to £19,753 (FTE £22,779 to £23,187)
Grade 4: £20,111 to £21,987 (FTE £23,607 to £25,809)
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: Full Time (Minimum 36 hours)
Closing Date: Friday 13 March 2020 at 12pm
Interviews: Week commencing Monday 16 March 2020

Do you want to join a brand new school looking to appoint an ambitious and inspirational teaching assistant?

We wish to appoint an ambitious and dynamic Teaching Assistant (SEND) to work 1:1 with pupils with significant learning needs. This is a unique and exciting opportunity to join us, where you can make a real and lasting difference. 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

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

Concordia Academy opened as a new free school in 2016. We have moved into our superb new purpose built site on Union Road in Romford. We are offering you the opportunity to work in a brand new state-of-the-art building and fantastic opportunities for career development and progression.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed so you can have a chance to meet the students, staff and Senior Leadership. Please contact Raheel Akhtar on 01708 932710 to arrange a visit, or for further information.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful applicants will be required to undertake a DBS check. We are an equal opportunities employer.

For further information see application pack, or email Raheel Akhtar on info@concordiaacademy.co.uk

Application Form: REAch2 new application form
JD / Person Spec: SEN TA JD and PS
Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form: Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form