9 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024, Autumn Term

  • Closing date

    24 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    11 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 5

Working pattern

Full time: The Grey Coat Hospital is seeking to recruit an outstanding Teaching Assistant into a busy and rewarding Inclusion Department.

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Pay subject to qualifications and skills from Pt 3 £20,000 to Pt 6 £20,900

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for someone who will:

  • be an enthusiastic, inspiring and creative teacher
  • have excellent subject knowledge
  • be able to commit and contribute to the continuing success of the department and the school
  • be able to, effectively and confidently, teach KS5

What the school offers its staff

The Grey Coat Hospital is seeking to recruit an outstanding teacher into a very successful and high performing department.

The Grey Coat Hospital, founded in 1698, is a Church of England school for girls aged eleven to eighteen with a mixed Sixth Form. The historic foundation of the school and its current ethos are rooted in a confident and generous Christian faith and practice, which welcomes students and staff of all backgrounds and beliefs. The school is situated in the heart of central London close to excellent transport links.

We are a heavily oversubscribed comprehensive school for girls with excellent GCSE results. In 2023, 90% of students attained 5+ subjects overall including 9-4 in English and Mathematics. 54% of all grades attained in all subjects at KS4 were 7-9 and our overall pass rate at grades 9-4 was 94.2%.

We have a large sixth form of over 300 students where students achieve outstanding results which regularly puts The Grey Coat Hospital in the top 10% of non-selective schools nationally. This was achieved again in 2023.

The Grey Coat Hospital, when last inspected, was judged to be ‘outstanding’ by OFSTED in October 2022. In 2020, the School achieved ‘excellent’ in the Statutory Inspection of Anglican and Methodist Schools. We are proud of our ethos of continued self-improvement, which characterises every aspect of our culturally diverse school. The school is committed to building on our passion for excellent teaching and learning as well as continuing to place an emphasis on our language specialism and international ethos.

The school has an excellent programme of support for all new staff and is committed to professional development. We actively encourage teachers to explore innovative approaches to teaching and learning.

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.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to recruitment@gch.org.uk

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About The Grey Coat Hospital

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1139 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

The Grey Coat Hospital, founded in 1698, is a Church of England comprehensive school for girls aged eleven to eighteen with a mixed Sixth Form. The historic foundation of the school and its current ethos are rooted in a confident and generous Christian faith and practice, which welcomes students and staff of all backgrounds and beliefs. The school is situated in the heart of central London close to excellent transport links.

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