• Full Time
  • Blackheath
  • 21,578 USD / Year


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Teaching Assistant
Teaching Assistant
Required from: June 2024
Contract term: Permanent
Hours: Full time (36 hours per week), Term Time Only plus 9 days including INSET
Location: Junior School, Wemyss Road, Blackheath
Salary: FTE £26,320 (pro-rata actual salary £21,578) per annum
We are seeking a highly motivated individual to work alongside the class teacher to encourage pupils in their learning and acquisition of skills, be it academic, practical, behavioural or social, by adopting intervention strategies. The role will involve supporting the learning of individual pupils, as well as small groups, by complementing teaching and learning strategies deployed by the teacher. The ability to work across the primary age range may be required. Candidates will need to be flexible, as they may be required to provide support to the After School Club on occasion.
About the School
Founded in 1880 by the Girls¿ Day School Trust (GDST), the UK¿s leading network of independent girls¿ schools, Blackheath High School is a selective school for girls aged 3¿18. We are fortunate to be located on the edge of the stunning Heath and within easy reach of historic Greenwich and Canary Wharf.
There are many good reasons to work with us. Blackheath High School has a real sense of community, and you¿ll be part of it. You¿ll be part, too, of the wider GDST family and you¿ll be in the company of some of the best and brightest people in independent education. We also offer a variety of benefits, such as:
Salary is in accordance with GDST national scale (according to qualifications and experience), higher than maintained sector salary scale.
As part of the GDST, the UK’s leading network of independent girls’ schools, we can offer a variety of benefits, such as:
  • Competitive salaries and pay progression
  • Access to extensive professional development opportunities
  • Training grants for qualifications
  • Generous pension schemes
  • Free life assurance benefit
  • A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
  • Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
  • A Cycle to Work scheme
  • Competitive terms and conditions of employment
  • Employee Assistance Programme
For further details and an application form please click the apply button or alternatively contact Sharon Read at s.read@bla.gdst.net
The closing date for applications: 10 May 2024
Date of interviews: Week commencing 13 May 2024
We do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.
The GDST is committed to diversity, inclusion and real change: a family where every individual is valued, respected and included.
Blackheath High School and the GDST are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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020 8853 2929

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