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Teaching Assistant / Learning Support Professional – Nightingale Community Academy

Starting Salary – Scale SC3 £20,060 (FTE £23,427) Salary is per annum inclusive of London Weighting Allowance
Nightingale Community Academy, Tooting, SW17 7DF
36 hours per week, Monday to Friday, Term Time Only
Closing Date: 15/11/2021

Job Details

We are recruiting learning support staff across the school (Primary, KS3 & 4, 6th Form) to work alongside children with additional needs as they overcome barriers to learning and achieve at their potential.

Job Description – Learner Support Professional

Person Specification

We are looking for experienced staff and Graduates to deliver ‘quality first’ learning experiences that challenge and engage. Experience of working with learners with SEN, SEMH, ASD, ADHD in either a mainstream or special setting is desirable but not essential. What is imperative is that you have high expectations, a love of challenge and a determination to make a difference to the lives of our learners.

Person Specification – Learner Support Professional

Further Information

Nightingale Community Academy is a school boys aged 5-19 who have Social, Emotional and Mental Health as their primary SEN need. Many learners also have Autistic Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, or other learning difficulties. At Nightingale Community Academy we are committed to raising the expectations of our learner group, removing barriers to learning and delivering attainment at the highest level.

Nightingale Community Academy promotes high quality professional development for all staff. We are interested in appointing support staff who aspire to improve. There will be opportunities for career development leading to specialist SEN and teaching qualifications.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged. Please contact Reception on 020 8074 9096 or info@nightingaleca.org to make an appointment.

Further details and how to apply

To apply for the role please click here. You will be redirected to apply via our online TES portal.

Please note that CV applications will not be considered and you will be redirected to complete an application prior to shortlisting for interview.

Applications close: 12pm; Monday 15th November 2021

Interview: Starting from the 15th of November 2021

Nightingale Community Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children & young people, expecting all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment to post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

As a community of learners, families and colleagues OHC&AT believes that by working collaboratively, with energy and ambition we can always effect positive change. No limit is placed on what is possible and everyone has the ability to be the very best they can be.

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