Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth Form is a World Class School with high expectations, encouraging our students to be aspirational with their learning and to enjoy all aspects of school life. We are recruiting a Teaching Assistant to work as 1-2-1 support, assisting a student with additional medical needs. Our ideal candidate will have experience of working with students with additional medical needs.
This post is specifically to support a student with additional medical needs, working to their care plan alongside teaching and support staff, with regular contact with parents/carers and external agencies.
Our ideal candidate will be an excellent communicator able to build a supportive and trusting relationship with a student, to enable them to attend to the student’s personal care and needs with dignity. You will be trained in the school’s Supporting Students with Medical Conditions Policy and key protocols to be able to fully understand and carry out their duty of care to the student.
As a Teaching Assistant you will work alongside the class teachers to raise the learning and attainment of a key student, supporting independence, self-esteem and social inclusion, so they can access the curriculum, take part in learning and experience a sense of achievement.
This post is from September 2023. Working hours are 8.20am to 4pm Monday to Friday, which includes unpaid rest breaks and totals 36 working hours per week. The actual salary for this post working term time only, plus 23 days paid annual leave and 8 days bank holiday (45.2 weeks paid) is £18,857.00 rising in increments to £20,413.00pa.
Employee wellbeing is a key part of our values, we have a wide range of incentives to engage staff and ensure they are appreciated and feel valued. Our benefits include Local Government Pension scheme; free eye tests; cycle to work scheme; free flu jabs; discounted membership for the on-site gym and free on-site parking. We have an employee assistance programme, which includes free counselling services, plus across school we offer colleagues many opportunities for training, development and coaching. We like to get involved in the fun stuff too, supporting charity events and taking every opportunity to get together and have a cuppa in our dedicated staffroom.
Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth Form
Our last OFSTED Inspection in September 2017 confirmed that Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth Form is an outstanding school in all areas. In 2018 we also received World Class School Accreditation, supporting our absolute committed to providing the very best education for our students.
Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth Form are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As part of the Academy’s due diligence, shortlisted candidates may be subject to an online search to identify any incidents or issues which are publicly available online. If there is anything concerning, candidates will be asked to comment on it at interview.
All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check.
Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth Form is committed to creating a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, religion, belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, pregnancy, maternity, age, disability, marriage or civil partnership.
Tolworth Girls' School & Sixth Form reserve the right to close this advert early, should suitable candidates apply. We therefore advise all potential candidate’s to submit as early as possible. Application is via Eteach and referees will be contacted prior to interview or as stated in candidates application.
Direct applications only. No recruitment agencies.
Tolworth Girls' School and Sixth Form are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check.
As part of the Academy’s due diligence, all shortlisted candidates will be subject to an online search to identify any incidents or issues which are publicly available online. If there is anything concerning, candidates will be asked to comment on it at interview.
The Academy is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all members of the community regardless of gender, age, marital status, disability, ethnicity, religion or sexual orientation.