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  • Start date details

    August 27th 2024

  • Closing date

    11 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    27 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

NJC Scale 3 point 5, 39 weeks per year, 32.5 hours per week

1:1 Teaching Assistant for a named child and Keyworker job summary

Please be aware that the contract is dependent on funding and may end if the student transfers to a different school, termination will be with one calendar month’s notice’


Key Tasks and Activities:

Supervise and provide support for students, including those with Social, Emotional and Mental Health needs, ensuring their safety and access to learning activities

To cover lessons in times of staff absence

Support students with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities and their classmates in lessons

Deliver intervention programmes with the support and guidance of the SENDCO, therapists and Educational Psychologists

Liaise with both the SEND Department and subject teachers to gain a good understanding on the needs of particular students and strategies to support such students with their learning

Establish constructive relationships with students and interact with them according to individual needs

Support the department in communicating with home, regarding achievements and sanctions

Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all students

Encourage students to interact with others and engage in activities led by the teacher

Set challenging and demanding expectations and promote self-esteem and independence for students

Provide feedback to students in relation to progress and achievement under guidance of the teacher

Create and maintain a purposeful, orderly and supportive environment, in accordance with lesson plans and assist with the display of students’ work

Use strategies, in liaison with the teacher, to support students to achieve learning goals

Assist with the planning of learning activities

Meet with teachers to engage in lesson planning

Monitor students’ responses to learning activities and accurately record achievement/progress as directed

Provide detailed and regular feedback to teachers on students’ achievement, progress, problems etc

Promote good student behaviour, dealing promptly with conflict and incidents in line with established policy and encourage students to take responsibility for their own behaviour

Establish constructive and supportive relationships with parents/carers and students

Administer routine tests and invigilate exams and undertake routine marking of students work

Provide clerical/admin support e.g. Photocopying, typing, filing, administer coursework as required by the SENDCO

Provide insightful information where patterns of behaviour, across lessons are evident by a particular student

Undertake structured and agreed learning activities/teaching programmes, adjusting activities according to pupil responses

Support the use of ICT in learning activities and develop students’ competence and independence in its use

Prepare, maintain and use equipment/resources required to meet the lesson plans/relevant learning activity and assist students in their use

Be aware and comply with all Child Protection policies

Be aware of and support diversity and ensure all students have equal access to opportunities to learn and develop

Contribute to the overall ethos of the school

Attend and participate in relevant meetings as required, such as department or team meetings with the SENDCO

Participate in training and other learning activities and performance development as required

Accompany teaching staff and pupils on visits, trips and out of school activities as required and take responsibility for a group under the supervision of the teacher

Complete tasks under the reasonable direction of the line manager and / or Headteacher that will

directly have an impact on student outcomes.

NOTES-Please be aware that the contract is dependent on funding and may end if the student transfers to a different school, termination will be with one calendar month’s notice’

This job description is not necessarily a comprehensive definition of the post. It will be reviewed at least once each year and it may be subject to modification or amendment at any time after consultation with the holder of the post. This job description will be reviewed annually as part of your Professional Review Meeting.

Commitment to safeguarding

Education for the 21st Century is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants. Education for the 21st Century is fully committed to equality and to valuing diversity as an employer and a provider of education.

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About The Ravensbourne School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1514 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

The Ravensbourne School is a large and truly unique 11-19 school, set in the heart of Bromley. There are 1500 students, with 440 students in Post 16. Some of the buildings are Grade II listed, dating back to 1911 whilst other additions are more recent. The buildings, coupled with the extensive 22-acre grounds, make up elegant and inspiring surroundings.

Our vision is that every student is prepared to be the best they can be in life and able to create their own future. We believe that every student is different and has unique talents. Through developing these talents and knowledge each student can be the best they can be and in control of their own future. We value an inclusive learning environment that accepts no excuses and builds partnerships with all stakeholders.

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