This job expired on 17 September 2021

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    17 September 2021 at 10:00am

  • Date listed

    14 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
33 hours per week. Term time plus one week.
Contract type
Annual or full-time equivalent (FTE) salary
Grade 4/5 (FTE £23 340 - £26 918)
Actual salary
£18 316 - £21 124

Job summary

  • 33 hours includes SEN Homework Club until 4.15am once a week and 1.5 hours a week for meetings, candidates must be able to start work from 8.15am.

    We are looking to appoint a professional, friendly and caring Teaching Assistant to join our well-established SEN Department to provide support for our SEN pupils. The pupils you will be working with have learning difficulties or behavioural issues and you will be supporting them in class so that they can participate in the lesson and achieve their full potential.

    The successful candidate will be able to communicate effectively with pupils and adults alike and will have good literacy and organisational skills, as well as the ability to enthuse and motivate pupils at all levels. Candidates with previous ELSA training, or who would be willing to work towards the ELSA qualification, would be desirable.

    This role would suit a graduate who wishes to gain in-school experience prior to undertaking teacher training as well as those who would like to pursue a career as a Teaching Assistant.

    Glenthorne High School can offer you:

    • The opportunity to work in an ‘outstanding’ school.

    • A programme of professional development for all staff

    • The opportunity to work with colleagues who have a passion to inspire pupils.

    • Well established behaviour management systems, pupils feel valued and supported and able to learn.

    • A 24/7 employee assistance programme which provides counselling and support / advice on a wide array of areas.

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    School overview

    School type
    Academy, ages 11 to 18
    Education phase
    School size
    1636 pupils enrolled
    Age range
    11 to 18
    Contact phone number

    About Glenthorne High School

    Glenthorne High School is part of the Willow Learning Trust and is a National Teaching School with a specialism in the arts. The school is a mixed comprehensive academy with over 1600 pupils, which has been judged 'outstanding' in all areas by OFSTED. The school provides a calm and nurturing environment where pupils are encouraged to reach their full potential.

    School location

    Sutton Common Road, Sutton, Surrey, SM3 9PS

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