Position: Teaching Assistant
Salary: SC4 £20,647 (pro rata) (OLW)
Pupil Roll: 900
Pupil Age range: 11-16 yrs
This post is also open to recent graduates.
Do you want to make a difference? Do you love working with children? Are you creative, enthusiastic, energetic and committed team player? If so, we have the position for you! At Frederick Bremer we are looking for just that. Our SEN Department, noted as an Area of Excellence by Challenge Partners, is built around supporting the needs of children with both Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC) and children with Special Educational Needs (SEN) as well as children with physical difficulties both within our Resourced Provision for children and across the school. The support provided by our SEN team ensure that pupils can achieve their best, irrespective of any barriers they face.
This is a strongly good school, as evidenced by our recent Ofsted visit and we are on a trajectory of continuous improvement. We are committed to high quality learning and teaching for all pupils, ensuring all pupils make rapid progress regardless of their starting point. The successful candidate will join an experienced and successful school committed to collaborative working. Frederick Bremer is a popular and over-subscribed school which enjoys excellent state of the art facilities in a new building. At Frederick Bremer staff have access to comprehensive CPD programme and structured career progression routes. Teaching Assistants are often inspired to train for their teaching qualification, see recent quote “The students of FB have inspired me to go for the teaching qualification. The staff have been extremely supportive”.
The school is currently looking for Teaching Assistants to assist the teacher within the classroom. They need someone to build strong relationships with the students and colleagues, bring new ideas to the table and to track the progress of the children within the class.
Working alongside our pupils is both exciting and rewarding; this role would suit those who are committed to ensuring a high quality education for all pupils and would be an ideal opportunity a candidate who has a long- term interest in pursuing a career in teaching.
The post holders will work under the guidance of our SENCO, ASC Managers and HLTAs within an agreed system of supervision, to implement agreed work programmes with individuals/groups in or out of the classroom. This will include liaising with teaching staff about the needs of the pupils, supporting in the classroom. Ensuring pupils are able to access the schemes of learning and will include the management or preparation of resources or delivery of specific programmes.
The successful candidates will have relevant qualifications and/or experience of working with children with ASC/SEN, the ability to work constructively as part of a team, understanding classroom roles and responsibilities, resilience and flexibility to respond to the varying demands of the school day and the pupils’ needs. A commitment to CPD and training is also essential.
The successful candidates will be required to work term time plus additional days during the school holidays and/or (on occasion) at after school events. The number of days is dependent on length of continuous service. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offer of a position is subject to receiving satisfactory references and an Enhanced DBS Clearance.
For more information and an application pack please see our website www.bremer.org.uk or contact HR on 020 8498 3340 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Completed application forms should be returned or emailed to email@example.com by Monday 5th December 2022 at Midday. Interviews will take place W/C 5th December 2022.