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Teaching Assistant

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Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
£19,917- £21,984 pro rata, per annum
Frederick Bremer School, Siddeley Road, Walthamstow, London,
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
21/09/2017 at 09:00 AM
Vacancy Description

Frederick Bremer hosts an excellent track record of supporting pupils with Special Educational Needs (SEN), both within our Resourced Provision for students with Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC) and across the school. Recognised as an ‘Area of Excellence’, the support provided by our SEN team ensures that pupils can achieve their best, irrespective of any barriers they face.

We are seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant, who shares our shots of inclusion, to work within our resourced provision for pupils with (ASC) and SEN pupils more widely across the school supporting SEN students in lessons. Working alongside our pupils is both exciting and rewarding; this role would suit those who are committed to ensuring a high quality education for all pupils and would be an ideal opportunity for a candidate who has a long- term interest in pursuing a career in teaching.

The post holders will work under the guidance of our SENCO, ASC Manager and HLTAs within an agreed system of supervision, to implement agreed work programmes with individuals/groups in or out of the classroom. This will include liaising with teaching staff about the needs of the pupils, supporting in the classroom. Ensuring pupils are able to access the schemes of learning and will include the management or preparation of resources or delivery of specific programmes.

The successful candidates will have relevant qualifications and/or experience of working with children with ASC/SEN, the ability to work constructively as part of a team, understanding classroom roles and responsibilities, resilience and flexibility to respond to the varying demands of the school day and the pupils’ needs.  A commitment to CPD and training is also essential.

The successful candidates will be required to work term time plus additional days during the school holidays and/or (on occasion) at after school events.  The number of days is dependent on length of continuous service.

You are welcome to contact the SENCO, Claire Binns or the ASC Manager, Angela Bolton for any further information or to visit the provision in advance. 

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Offer of a position is subject to receiving satisfactory references and an Enhanced DBS Check.

Please visit the school’s website for further details about this post and to download an application form, job description and person specification or e-mail

The closing date is at 9 am, Thursday, 21st September 2017. Completed application forms should be e-mailed to   or posted for the attention of Sheri Warwick-Baker.

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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