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  • Closing date

    27 November 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    10 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Subjects

Special Education Needs (SEN), Teaching Assistant, Learning Support Assistant

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£23,119.00 - £23,468.00 Annually (Actual) Scale 3 Point 5-6. This salary is pro rata, based on a full-time equivalent salary of £27,030 to £27,438

Teaching Assistant job summary

Do you have the highest expectations for every member of the school community and believe in transformational education for all, irrespective of starting points and background?

Are you able to win hearts and minds with your full support of the school’s inclusive Christian ethos and values of Love, Hope and Trust?

Are you passionate about ensuring that students from disadvantaged backgrounds have access to a life changing Quality of Education?

Do you have the experience, skills, insights and determination to help lead the school from good to outstanding alongside an inspirational and values driven SLT?

If you can answer yes to all these questions, we would love to hear from you.

The inclusion department at St Mark’s Academy is vibrant and flourishing. We are looking for a passionate and dedicated SEND TA to join our wonderful team, who, ideally, has the experience and passion to work with students with special educational needs and understands how to motivate and support pupils to reach their potential. We are a very supportive department, who work hard to enable our teaching assistants to progress further in their careers. We look forward to hearing from you.

Visits are warmly welcomed and can be arranged by contacting the main school office, or emailing hr@stmarks.anthemtrust.uk.


St Mark's were inspected by Ofsted in March 2023.  The Academy performed exceptionally well in all areas, with particular reference made to expert curriculum design; transformational teaching and learning underpinned by the highest expectations; the extra-curricular offer and staff and pupil wellbeing.     


  The report states, “there is enough evidence of improved performance to suggest that the school could be judged outstanding if we were to carry out a graded (section 5) inspection now.”  

 This could not be a more exciting time to join the St Mark's family. Outcomes at the Academy at both Key Stage 4 and 5 are in the top 10% of all schools nationally. In 2022 an impressive 58% of all A Levels were awarded A*-B grades and the Progress 8 Score was +0.59-ALPS Grade 2.   

 S t Mark’s Church of England Academy is part of Anthem Schools Trust, a multi-academy trust serving over 8,000 children and young people in 16 schools across the East Midlands, London and the Thames Valley.  

  Full details of the responsibilities can be found in the Job Description and Person Specification for this post.  Please note that applications will be reviewed  and shortlisted to interview, as they are received and Anthem Trust reserves the right to close the advert prior to the listed  closing date, once sufficient applications have been received. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and require all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment. The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification and will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks which will, where applicable, include a health check, an enhanced DBS check, the Children’s Barred List check and satisfactory references.  

It is an offence for an individual who has been disqualified from working with children to knowingly apply for, offer to do, accept, or do any work in a ‘regulated activity’. The position advertised is a ‘regulated activity’ and is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 [Exceptions] Order 1975.  

Anthem will undertake a basic online check for all shortlisted candidates.  

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 St Mark's Church of England Academy

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
823 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

St Mark’s Church of England Academy is a 11-18 Academy based in the South London borough of Merton. The Academy is rapidly improving as demonstrated by its rapid increase in GCSE headline figures. The Academy is a community founded on our key values of Trust, Hope and Love and these values permeate our school community.

The Academy is located on the outskirts of London and is well served by Mitcham Eastfields train station which runs regular services towards Central London and Sutton and Wimbledon.

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