Deadline is tomorrow

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    18 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    4 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Teaching Assistant, Learning Support Assistant

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

NJC Scale 2 point 4, 39 weeks per year, 25 hours per week: FTE Salary: £26,634 Actual Salary: £15,821,pa

Teaching Assistant job summary

Teaching Assistant (one year fixed contract)

Based at The Ravensbourne School Hayes Lane, Bromley BR2 9EH

Education for the 21st Century is a values-led organisation, driven by a determination to create welcoming and open schools for the local community, where every person thrives, makes excellent progress, and succeeds. We are committed to improving outcomes and transforming lives, realising social mobility, and the transformative power of education. We value the difference in all of our schools while seeking to bring them together around a framework that delivers an enriching experience and a great education for the young people within our care.

We want the very best for all of our young people. Our plan to ensure that we deliver great schools is underpinned by our shared values of trust, kindness, and endeavour. Our schools and our staff are collaborative and we seek to create consistency and quality throughout.

Our leaders create improvement in schools that is robust and sustainable. We are as enthusiastic about developing and nurturing our staff, as we are about developing our young people. Our professional development programs and our approach to school improvement provide quality and rigor while creating a depth of experience and learning for our staff.

In joining The Ravensbourne School and the family of schools within E21C you will gain access to an unparalleled level of support and development in a forward-thinking school and trust.

The Ravensbourne School is seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant. Our Teaching Assistants work with individuals/groups to supervise physical/general care of pupils, including those with SEND; enable access to learning for pupils and assist the teacher in the management of pupils and the classroom. They will also support departments to ensure resources are developed and ready for lessons

Our Teaching Assistants are members of a multi-disciplinary team, under the leadership and supervision of the SENDCO. They will work across all students and year groups to support and enable access to learning and the wellbeing of individuals. We are passionate about developing the whole child and this is a pivotal role in the pastoral team.

At The Ravensbourne School we are excited to build something for the whole community and provide a future education for thousands of young people.

The successful candidate will:

Join a forward-looking, high achieving school

A school that offers a genuine opportunity for meaningful career development.

A positive and supportive department

Contribute to wider improvement of the school and trust

Excellent career opportunities within the trust

Be driven and committed to your students

An excellent practitioner who is willing to challenge and be challenged

We are seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant who must:

Be educated to a GCSE level or equivalent in both English & Maths

Be enthusiastic and enjoy working with children, including those whose behaviour can sometimes challenge

Be patient, positive and resilient

Lead by example and be an exemplary role model, particularly by displaying excellent Literacy and Numeracy skills

Share in the school’s commitment for excellent achievement and high standards in every aspect.

For this role, experience in a similar role and/or qualifications are essential. Experience of safeguarding would be beneficial to the role.

We are currently recruiting exceptional people who want to be part of our journey of transformation. We want people who will share in our ethos and values and set a new standard of excellence and inspire young minds.

Much as we see our staff nurture the interests and talents of our students, we support the professional growth of our staff. You can expect a full benefits package, including:

Outer London Salary

State-of-the art facilities at TRS, including access to our new gym

Free onsite parking

Excellent CPD opportunities

Trust conferences and CPD

A health cashback scheme with money back on dental, optical and other treatments. Also incorporating retail and gym discount schemes

Cycle to work scheme

Tech scheme

Flexible and family friendly approach

A comprehensive induction

Annual subscription to TES

Employee assistance programme

Electric vehicle salary sacrifice leasing scheme

Season ticket loan

This is an exciting opportunity for a diligent and self-motivated individual to join our team. The post holder will be making a strong contribution to promoting the school’s high standards in all areas of school life.

E21C is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all

Commitment to safeguarding

Education for the 21st Century is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants. Education for the 21st Century is fully committed to equality and to valuing diversity as an employer and a provider of education.

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About The Ravensbourne School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1433 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

The Ravensbourne School is a large and truly unique 11-19 school, set in the heart of Bromley. There are 1500 students, with 440 students in Post 16. Some of the buildings are Grade II listed, dating back to 1911 whilst other additions are more recent. The buildings, coupled with the extensive 22-acre grounds, make up elegant and inspiring surroundings.

Our vision is that every student is prepared to be the best they can be in life and able to create their own future. We believe that every student is different and has unique talents. Through developing these talents and knowledge each student can be the best they can be and in control of their own future. We value an inclusive learning environment that accepts no excuses and builds partnerships with all stakeholders.

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