Teaching and Learning assistant

Acland Burghley School, London, NW5 1UJ

Deadline is tomorrow

  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Application deadline

    28 September 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    23 September 2022

Job details

Key stages

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Scale 6 point 17 £25,636

Teaching and Learning assistant job summary

The post holders will be members of the Additional Educational Needs Faculty, which supports learning across the school as well as in the specialist Autism Resource Base. Their work will be supporting faculty teams to deliver an outstanding quality of provision for all students. TLAs are also sometimes required to cover lessons within faculties.

Successful candidates will be highly effective, flexible, positive and reliable team players, with the ability to make impact and raise standards for young people with a range of special needs. As a core part of their role, they will develop a confident understanding of the curriculum, and work with faculty teams to support interventions and share responsibility for student outcomes. They will have a desire to progress professionally and personally within the role.

Applying for the job

Acland Burghley School is seeking to appoint an exceptional Teaching and Learning
Assistant to join the team. Successful applicants will have a passionate commitment to ensuring that every child makes outstanding academic progress. They will have a deep understanding of the role that adults within and outside the classroom can play in supporting young people with additional educational needs to develop independence and to overcome barriers to learning.

The post holders will be members of the Additional Educational Needs Faculty, which supports learning across the school as well as in the specialist Autism Resource Base. Their work will be supporting faculty teams to deliver an outstanding quality of provision for all students. TLAs are also sometimes required to cover lessons within faculties.

Successful candidates will be highly effective, flexible, positive and reliable team players, with the ability to make impact and raise standards for young people with a range of special needs. As a core part of their role, they will develop a confident understanding of the curriculum, and work with faculty teams to support interventions and share responsibility for student outcomes. They will have a desire to progress professionally and personally within the role.

Applicants should demonstrate the ability to take direction within a complex team, and also to self-direct and make decisions to ensure maximum impact on student progress. They will have a keen awareness of how effective personalisation helps children to learn. They will place great emphasis on developing partnerships between the school and families. Above all, they will show an uncompromising belief in the potential of every student, and the skills to personalise their approach so that every child succeeds.

If you would like to play your part in securing outstanding provision for our students, we would very much like to hear from you.

To arrange an informal telephone conversation or a visit to the school, please contact Michelle Lineham, HR Officer on recruitment@aclandburghley.camden.sch.uk

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About Acland Burghley School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1168 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
02074858515

Situated close to Hampstead Heath in the heart of North London, Acland Burghley is a mixed, inclusive, community comprehensive school that enjoys high levels of parental support and a close collaborative relationship with other local schools. It is part of the popular and highly successful LaSWAP post-16 consortium with Parliament Hill, La Sainte Union and William Ellis Schools, and a founder member of Camden Learning.

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