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Teaching Assistant (Special Resourced Provision) – Maternity Cover

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Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
£20,007 – £20,472 pro rata
South Grove Primary, Ringwood Road, Walthamstow, London,
Working Pattern:
Term Time
32.5 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
29/10/2018 at 12:00 PM
Vacancy Description

We are looking to recruit an experienced Teaching Assistant to work as part of a team within the school in our Special Resourced Provision for Autism Spectrum Disorder/ Global Delay. Good communication skills and empathy with children are essential.  Must be willing to deal with a wide range of challenging behaviour, and be able to show patience, resilience and flexibility to respond to the varying demands of the school day and the pupils’ needs.  The Teaching Assistant must be available to start work at 8.30am for the beginning of the school day.  Experience of working with children on the autistic spectrum would be an advantage.  

Good Numeracy and Literacy skills are essential. It is desirable that applicants hold an NVQ Level 2/3 certificate for Teaching Assistants or have equivalent qualifications, but is not essential.  

This is an excellent opportunity to join an established, popular, successful and inclusive school within a well resourced building.  

Come and join a caring, supportive team, where you will be valued. Male applicants are encouraged to apply as under represented in the school.  

Prospective candidates are strongly encouraged to visit the school. Please contact the School Business Manager, Rosette Doxon on 020 8521 6000 if you wish to arrange an informal visit to the school.  

South Grove Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo Child Protection screening appropriate to the post, checks with past employers and an Enhanced DBS check.

For an application pack and further details, please contact the school on 020 8521 6000 or email: Further information about the school can be found at: Web links:  

All completed applications should be returned to the school at the following address South Grove Primary, Ringwood Road, Walthamstow, E17 8PW or emailed to:

Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.

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