Up to 35 per week, term time only
We are looking to appoint Higher Level Teaching Assistants to support the KS3 & KS4 curriculum and to support identified underachieving students. Working closely with the SENCO the new post-holders will also have the opportunity to write and deliver a structured executive functioning programme and organisational and planning programme to particular students, to deliver an anxiety/anger management programme and reinforcement of therapy strategies, and to deliver Occupational Therapy and Speech and Language programmes. Previous experience in supporting high functioning autistic students with high levels of anxiety is essential for this role. For more details about the role please see the job description.
Roles are up to 35 hours per week however part time applications can be considered, particularly for three or four days per week. Exact hours per week will be discussed and agreed at interview and the salary will therefore be a pro rata figure according to the hours worked.
- Excellent relationships within a strong team
- On-the-job learning and development opportunities
- Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme
Successful Candidates will have:
- Recent experience of working with secondary age children, and previous experience as a Teaching Assistant or similar role
- Previous experience of working with autistic students with high levels of anxiety
- Energy and enthusiasm
- A commitment to the ethos of the school
For more information about the school please see the William Perkin website, and for more information about the role please see the Job Description on the Twyford Trust website.
William Perkin CE High School
William Perkin Church of England High School opened as a Free School in September 2013 with its first intake of Year 7 students, and now has seven year groups (7 - 13) totalling almost 1,400 students. The school is founded on the successful systems and approaches of Twyford CE High School, with the principle difference that it is a distinctively Christian school with open admission criteria. The school is rated ‘Outstanding’ in all areas by Ofsted (June 2015) and SIAMS (October 2016), and is oversubscribed on first choice applicants.
The Twyford Trust
The Twyford Trust was established in October 2011 to enable an existing School, Twyford CE High School, to build on its successes and look outward to the large number of parents who were eager to become part of its community. The Twyford Trust aims to deliver outstanding education in a comprehensive school setting, and embraces the Twyford School motto ‘Life in all its fullness’, encouraging students to use their individual gifts wisely and well. Supported by the London Diocesan Board for Schools (LDBS), the Trust is the overarching organisation which provides support for all Trust schools – the Trust comprises four schools in the London Borough of Ealing. The Trust has a highly evolved common curriculum which has been devised by staff within the 4 schools. The Trust is also the hub of a Teaching School Alliance and prides itself on the standards of peer-led CPD within a dynamic culture of self-improvement.
How to apply
Please visit the Vacancies page of the Twyford Trust website for more information about how to apply, and to download a Job description and Application Form.
Applications must be submitted to HR/Recruitment at Twyford School by the closing date and time above. They can be posted to Twyford Church of England Academies Trust, c/o Twyford Church of England School, Twyford Crescent, Acton, London W3 9PP or emailed to the school. Please do not submit applications by fax.
Closing date: 12pm, Wednesday 16 June 2021
Interview date: TBC – Thursday 24 June 2021
The Twyford Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to undergo the child protection screening appropriate to the post, including an enhanced disclosure from the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) and references from previous employers. The post-holder will also be expected to read and adhere to the Trust’s Child Protection Policy, and any other Safeguarding documents stated within this.