SEN Teaching Assistant

Required from: October 2020

Contract term: Permanent

Hours: 36 Hours per week, Term Time only

Salary: Pro-rata £19,933 per annum

 

This is an exciting opportunity for a SEN Teaching Assistant to contribute to facilitating SEND students’ access to learning, promoting inclusion, assessing and supporting achievement and monitoring progress, within an exceptional school.

The role will involve encouraging and supporting the learning of individual students or small groups by complementing teaching and learning strategies deployed by the SENDCo.

The ideal candidate will have the relevant qualifications appropriate to learning support, along with experience of working with SEND students and enabling them to achieve high standards.

 

About the School

Rated “excellent” in our most recent ISI Inspection (2014), Blackheath High School is a dynamic and innovative school where co-curricular activities are valued, pastoral care is strong and achievement is high.

Blackheath High School is fortunate to be part of the Girls’ Day School Trust group of schools, with a long history of educating a rich social and cultural blend of students, thus reflecting the cosmopolitan character of London itself. Our ethos is aspirational, outward-looking and inclusive. We are fortunate to be located on the edge of the stunning Heath and within easy reach of historic Greenwich and Canary Wharf.

 

Benefits

Salary is in accordance with the GDST national scale (according to qualifications and experience), higher than the maintained sector salary scale.

As part of the GDST, the UK’s leading network of independent girls’ schools, we can offer a variety of benefits, such as:

  • Competitive salaries and pay progression
  • Access to extensive professional development opportunities
  • Training grants for qualifications
  • Generous pension schemes
  • Free life assurance benefit
  • A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
  • Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
  • A Cycle to Work scheme
  • Competitive terms and conditions of employment

 

For further details and an application form please visit: https://www.blackheathhighschool.gdst.net/280/work-with-us

Please contact Sharon Read at s.read@bla.gdst.net for further details.

 

The closing date for applications: 30 September 2020.

Interviews will be held on: 7 October 2020.

 

Blackheath High School and the GDST are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

 

https://www.blackheathhighschool.gdst.net/280/work-with-us/careers/1143/sen-teaching-assistant