Oasis Academy Byron is looking for a
Level 2 Teaching Assistant
Contract Type: Fixed term contract
Hours: 25 hours per week, 44 weeks per annum
Salary range: £12,460 to £12913 p.a. actual (£21,795 to £22,587 p.a. F.T.E)
Required for Immediate Start
Oasis Academy Byron is set in spacious grounds in Old Coulsdon, with a Children’s Centre on site. We are looking to recruit a Level 2 Teaching Assistant, who is enthusiastic, highly motivated and has a passion to work in the classroom supporting the teacher in all areas of the curriculum. This post requires an individual with a love of working with children and a commitment to the school’s vision of ‘support, value, and challenge’
The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic, flexible, confident individual with excellent interpersonal and behaviour management skills. They will assist and support the class teacher in learning and teaching. The post holder will be pro-active and a positive role model for all children.
As a classroom TA you will be working with a range of children including those who may need additional support to overcome barriers that are hindering their learning, as well as assisting the class teacher.
Essential skills and abilities:
- NVQ level 2 or equivalent qualifications or experience
- Minimum grade C English and maths GCSE
- Experience of working with children with SEN
- Good understanding of child development and learning
- Excellent communication skills
- A valid working visa/legal right to work in the UK
We offer a creative, positive, and friendly staff team and a supportive environment where there are opportunities for professional development.
Oasis Academy Byron is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and the successful candidate will need an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, evidence of right to work in the UK and two satisfactory references.
Photographic identification and certificates of all relevant qualifications will need to be provided at the interview stage.
We are an equal opportunities employer and aim to promote and ensure equal treatment for all.
Further information about the school can be found on our school website: www.oasisacademybyron.org. Visits to the school are strongly encouraged and appointments can be made to view by emailing: Byron@oasisbyron.org or telephone 0208 668 4877
To apply for this position please email: Byron@oasisbyron.org or telephone 0208 668 4877 to request an application pack. Please provide a supporting statement, which shows how you meet the criteria outlined in the Person Specification. (Please do not submit stand-alone curriculum vitae or Croydon Council application forms).
PLEASE NOTE AS A SAFER RECRUITMENT SCHOOL WE WILL TAKE UP REFERENCES PRIOR TO YOU BEING CALLED FOR INTERVIEW, UNLESS YOU CAN PROVIDE US WITH A VALID REASON FOR REFERENCES NOT TO BE TAKEN UP AT THIS STAGE. PLEASE ENSURE YOU PROVIDE TWO EMAIL ADDRESSES ON YOUR APPLICATION FORM FOR REFEREES TO BE CONTACTED.
Application forms and supporting statements should be submitted to: Byron@oasisbyron.org
Closing Date: Midday Monday 20th February 2023
Interviews: Week beginning Monday 27th February 2023
Tenable: Immediate start
OASIS ACADEMY BYRON
Surrey CR5 2XE
Tel: 020 8668 4877
Principal: Mrs J Poplett Deputy Principal: Mr J Norris
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How do I apply for this job?
To apply for the position of Teaching Assistant at Oasis Academy Byron, please download and complete (by saving to your computer) the above Application Form and Equal Opportunities Monitoring Forms and either submit the forms Online (by clicking 'Apply Online') or by Emailing the academy directly.