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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    5 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    17 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

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  • As part of the PRU’s staff wellbeing strategy, we are open to considering flexible working requests – including part-time appointments

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Grade 3, scp 5 - 7: £24,804 – 25,629 fte (£21,978 - £22,709 pro rata for term time only) - 36 hours per week term time only

What skills and experience we're looking for

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate;

  • Providing support to individual pupils, and groups of pupils, to encourage improvements in behaviour for learning.

  • the ability to work effectively and supportively as a member of Saffron Valley Collegiate;
  • ability to identify work priorities, whilst ensuring that lower priority work is kept up to date;
  • ability to act on own initiative, dealing with any unexpected problems that arise;
  • High motivation, enthusiasm and professional standards.
  • the ability to communicate effectively, use of ICT and have a ‘can-do’-attitude

What the school offers its staff


Commitment to safeguarding

The Collegiate is committed to the safeguarding of young people. References will be sought for all shortlisted candidates. The Collegiate will require a successful candidate to have an enhanced DBS check.

All who work within Saffron Valley Collegiate are committed to the celebration of diversity, and the challenging of disadvantage and discrimination, in all its forms.

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About Saffron Valley Collegiate

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 16
School size
89 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 16

Teaching Assistant – permanent

• This is an opportunity to join a team committed to working with some of the most vulnerable schoolchildren in Croydon. You could make a life-changing difference to a young person.

• The staff at Saffron Valley are dedicated to removing the barriers to learning for our vulnerable children. This is an opportunity to join our team.

• If you are ready to translate high expectations and quality support for learning for some of the most vulnerable schoolchildren in Croydon into daily practice, this could be your next career move.

Please note that all SVC staff can be deployed across the collegiate to meet the needs of our pupils.

Arranging a visit to Saffron Valley Collegiate

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@saffronvalleycollegiate.co.uk.

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