Watergate School - Teaching Assistants
32.5hrs a Week, 39 Weeks Per Year (Including Staff Development Days)
Watergate is an Outstanding and expanding special needs primary school for children with severe and profound learning difficulties and complex needs. We believe in creating an aspirational, exciting, creative and fun learning community. Our aim is to build brighter futures for our children, young people and families.
Are you dedicated and enthusiastic about improving the outcomes of children with SEN? Are you a passionate and dedicated professional, with excellent communication skills? Do you have a clear understanding of how children learn? We are looking for teaching assistants with high energy levels and high expectations to join existing team basis to support and develop our children on their learning journey.
So if you would like to work with us; we look forward to receiving your application. Visits can be arranged by contacting the school office – see details below.
Salary Scale 3 (£26,193 - £26,625 pro-rata)
Education to Level 2 Maths and English or higher.
NVQ2/NVQ3 or equivalent qualifications or experience is also desirable.
Applicants should be committed to the process of continuously raising standards, self-evaluation, school improvement and a desire to be involved the wider life of school.
Closing date: Monday 5^th June 2023 5:00pm
Interviews: week commencing 12^th June 2023
Click on the links below to download an Application Pack:
Job Description and Person Specification
Safer Recruitment Form
Equal Opportunities Statement
Please send completed applications to Adeana Roberts – firstname.lastname@example.org
Watergate School, Lushington Road, Bellingham SE6 3WG
Tel: 020 8695 6555 Fax: 020 8695 8280
Watergate school takes its commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children very seriously. All staff must share this commitment.
The school is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Therefore, the successful candidate will be required to undertake an enhanced criminal record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) as well as qualifications and reference checks.
If you have lived or worked overseas for three months or more as an adult (Over 18) you must provide the relevant overseas check.
Original evidence of right to work within the United Kingdom will be required prior to commencement of employment.
Applications are welcome from all suitably qualified or experienced people and are particularly welcomed from suitably qualified applicants who are significantly underrepresented in the school workforce.