12 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    29 September 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    13 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Term time
30 hours a week - Monday to Friday - 8.15 am to 3.15 pm
Contract type
Annual or full-time equivalent (FTE) salary
Scale 4 – 6 £21,795 – £22,587
Actual salary
Scale 4 – 6 £16,209 - £16,798

Job summary

We are looking for reliable and committed Learning Support Assistants for Woolwich Polytechnic School . The ideal candidates will have the qualities, skills and drive necessary to fulfil this role. You will be working with students with special educational needs, helping them to achieve their targets as set out in their Individual Education Plans.
You will be required to support teaching staff to match individual needs across the curriculum for students with a wide range of learning difficulties to encourage the social, emotional, physical and intellectual development of all pupils.

Applying for the job

PolyMAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all trustees, staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced Criminal Record Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service, along with other relevant employment checks, including overseas criminal background checks, where applicable. All new trustees, employees and volunteers will be required to undertake safeguarding training on induction, which will be regularly updated in line with statutory guidance.
The school is also committed to promoting equality, challenging discrimination and developing community cohesion. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.
Suitable candidates will be interviewed promptly upon receipt of application. The closing date will be brought forward in the event that the post is filled.
To apply please go to our website, or for further information, a confidential discussion or any other queries please contact Ms Ann Cherry, PolyMAT HR Manager at acherry@woolwichpoly.co.uk

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
School size
1547 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Contact phone number

About Woolwich Polytechnic School

We are a small but expanding MAT, our vision is ‘Success for Everyone’. There are currently two schools in the Trust, Woolwich Polytechnic School for Boys, a highly successful all-inclusive boys’ school with a co-educational offer at Post 16, and the newly built Woolwich Polytechnic School for Girls, that is already making huge strides in the education arena. The schools pride themselves on a culture of high standards from staff and pupils. They are demanding yet rewarding schools where students and staff feel valued and supported.

School location

Hutchins Road, London, SE28 8AT

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