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This job expired on 5 December 2023 – see similar jobs

  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    5 December 2023 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    14 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£24,010.00 - £24,408.00 Annually (FTE) Actual salary will be pro-rata depending on hours/weeks worked

Learning Support Assistant job summary

Willow Dene is a large special school in Plumstead for children aged 3-16 on two sites. We are a forward thinking and innovative school that is committed to providing an outstanding education for children with a wide range of learning needs. Willow Dene forms part of the exciting Compass Federation of schools with 8 schools in Greenwich which are Deansfield Primary, South Rise Primary, Horn Park Primary, Halstow Primary, Alderwood Primary, Wingfield Primary, Boxgrove Primary School and Kidbrooke Park Primary School and four schools in Essex which are Notley Green Primary, Cann Hall Primary, Shalford Primary and John Ray Junior. This partnership provides immense opportunities to develop the quality of provision and outcomes, and the sharing of good practice. We are a research-engaged community and are constantly seeking new and innovative ways of developing teaching for learning.

We are seeking to appoint a learning support assistant who will work as a member of a class team as well as part of the wider school team. We provide a safe and healthy environment for our children and you will work under the direction of the Teacher and the Senior Teaching Assistant. You will also be involved in providing intimate care, managing challenging behaviour and actively participating in physical activities such as swimming and PE.

Induction programmes and training will be provided for the successful candidate.

Willow Dene is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all pupils attending the school. As the duties of this post involve regular contact with children, any offer to the successful candidate will be conditional upon an Enhanced Disclosure being obtained via Disclosure and Barring Service.

We encourage visits to view the school however, we would warmly welcome telephone calls or a video meet with anyone who is thinking about applying to answer any questions or provide further information. Please contact ,Barbara Box, School Office Lead.

Further information and application packs are available from the school website: www.willowdene.greenwich.sch.uk

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
medical
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Willow Dene School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 19
School size
272 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19

Willow Dene School, SEND

School location

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