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You will find all our current vacancies detailed below together with links to the relevant Information Pack and Application Form. We would warmly welcome visits to our school. If you wish to visit, please speak to our HR team.  If you prefer to have a virtual tour of the school on our website, go to the virtual presentation page, which will give you an overview of our school.

Should you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact us on: Tel. 020 8644 6307 ext.225

 

Teaching Assistant

Responsible to: SENCo

Salary: Scale 1c/3      (2-6) (Pro-rata: £20 635 – £21 900)

Hours: 33 hrs per week Monday to Friday, Term Time plus Inset days

Inclusive of: SEND Homework Club until 4.15am once a week and 1.5 hours a week for meetings.

Candidates must be able to start work from 8.15am.

Required from: 2nd September 2024

We are looking to appoint a professional and thoughtful Teaching Assistant to join our well-established SEND Department. The successful candidate will provide support for our SEND pupils, who have learning difficulties and/or behavioural issues. You will assist these pupils in lessons and, where required, assist with moving around the school. Teaching Assistants are highly valued at the school in supporting our pupils to realise their full potential.

Candidates should be able to demonstrate effective, clear communication with pupils and adults alike, excellent literacy and organisational skills, the ability to enthuse and motivate pupils at all levels and a drive to improve future opportunities available to our pupils. This role would suit a graduate who wishes to gain in-school experience prior to undertaking teacher training as well as those who would like to pursue a career as a Teaching Assistant.

Why join us:

  • Be part of a supportive and dedicated team.
  • Gain valuable in-school experience, ideal for those considering teacher training.
  • Make a meaningful impact on the lives of pupils with SEND.
  • Continuous professional development opportunities.
  • Well established behaviour management systems, pupils feel valued and supported and able to learn.
  • Opportunity to take advantage of Benenden Healthcare at a discounted rate
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes for: Electric Cars and Cycle to work
  • Long service awards
  • A 24/7 employee assistance programme which provides counselling and support / advice on a wide array of areas

Glenthorne High School is part of the Willow Learning Trust and is a National Teaching School with a specialism in the arts.  The school is a mixed comprehensive academy with over 1700 pupils. This is a genuine opportunity to join a popular school and become an integral part of the academy's continuing success.

For an application form and further details, please e-mail recruitment@glenthorne.sutton.sch.uk

Closing date: 11.59 pm, Sunday 21st July 2024

We reserve the right to interview and appoint before the closing date should a suitable candidate apply.

The Willow Learning Trust is an equal-opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.  We are committed to protecting our pupils and staff and therefore have a rigorous recruitment process which includes assessing candidates’ suitability to work with children.  We expect all staff to share this commitment. Note, the Trust will undertake an online check on shortlisted candidates and expect the successful candidate to hold an enhanced DBS disclosure.                    

 

Application Pack

Please click on the link below to apply through EveryHR portal:

https://candidates.every.education/portal/wlt/

 

Application Forms

Please download the appropriate Application form and Equal Opportunities Form and return to HR@glenthorne.sutton.sch.uk

Teaching Staff Application Form: Teacher Trust Application Form 

Non-Teaching Staff Application FormNon-Teaching Trust Application Form 

All staff Equal Opportunities FormTrust Equal Opportunity Form - updated

Please note we reserve the right to interview and appoint before the closing date should a suitable candidate apply.

https://www.tes.com/jobs/employer/glenthorne-high-school-1039800

About Glenthorne High School

Set in the London Borough of Sutton, the school converted to Academy status in 2011 and with its two sister schools, Abbey Primary and Aragon Primary, forms the Willow Learning Trust. Glenthorne High School is a comprehensive school with 1700 pupils on roll, from 11 to 19 years of age, and prides itself on a diverse, inclusive and supportive community.  Past Glenthorne pupils have been highly successful in securing Higher Education at Oxbridge and Russell Group universities and prestigious employment and apprenticeships.

Glenthorne is also the lead school for the Sutton Teaching Alliance and the Sutton SCITT, an outstanding provider of Primary and Secondary Initial Teacher Training.

The school is a centre of excellence in the arts and offers selected places to pupils who demonstrate both talent and aptitude in the arts. 

In addition, the school has an ASD Base with 26 pupils.  This department is well resourced, and pupils are integrated into the life of the school.

Willow Learning Trust can offer you:

  • A comprehensive programme of professional development at all levels
  • The opportunity to work with colleagues who have a passion to inspire pupils.
  • Well established behaviour management systems, pupils feel valued and supported and   able to learn.
  • Opportunity to take advantage of Benenden Healthcare
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes for Electric Vehicles and Cycle to work
  • A 24/7 employee assistance programme which provides counselling and support / advice on a wide array of areas.

The Willow Learning Trust is an equal-opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community.  We are committed to protecting our pupils and staff and therefore have a rigorous recruitment process which includes assessing candidates’ suitability to work with children.  We expect all staff to share this commitment and hold an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Safer Recruitment

Glenthorne High School is an equal-opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sectors of the community. We are committed to protecting our pupils and staff and therefore have a rigorous recruitment process which includes assessing candidates’ suitability to work with children.  All staff will be required to hold an enhanced DBS Disclosure.

Note that online searches may be undertaken on shortlisted candidates and discussed at interview if necessary.

Equal Opportunities

At Glenthorne High School, we believe that all individuals are of equal value, and we are committed to equal opportunities for all. All people who work and study in the school have the right to be respected and valued within a safe and secure environment and not to be discriminated against on the grounds of age, class, sex, race, disability, sexual orientation and religion or belief. 

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