Teaching Assistants - Level 1 & 2 (Beckmead College)

Post responsible to: Class Teacher, Headteacher, Senior Leadership Team, Trust Executive Team

School: Beckmead College

Type of school: SEN Provision 

Grade: Level 1 TA - Outer London NJC Grade 3 - SCP 5 – 7

                 £21,978 - £22,709 pro rata term time only (£24,804 - £25,629 FTE)

                 Level 2 TA - Outer London NJC Grade 5 - SCP 13 – 15

                 £25,048 - £25,885 pro rata term time only (£28,269 - £29,214 FTE)

Hours: 36 hours per week, between 8am and 4pm. 

                Term time only (plus INSET days)

Contract: 1 year fixed term

London Local Authority: London Borough of Croydon

Closing Date: Ongoing until a sufficient shortlist has been established

Interview Date: TBC

Start Date: As soon as possible

The Beckmead Trust is an expanding learning and nurturing community for young people with Educational Health Care Plans and various types of additional needs across various sites.  We are seeking experienced Teaching Assistants to join The Beckmead College in Croydon.

The successful candidate will already be an excellent teaching assistant with a commitment  to fulfilling the needs of pupils experiencing social communication difficulties including ASD,  SEMH and other learning needs. The ability to motivate pupils towards high achievement is essential. Excellent teamwork, classroom and communication skills are vital. Applications  are welcomed from new and existing teaching assistants who have an energy and passion  for working with children with complex needs.  

As part of the Beckmead Trust, our ethos involves close collaboration with specialist and mainstream schools, outside specialist agencies with enhanced knowledge of our children’s needs and the private, voluntary and charity sectors within the communities in which we work. 

If you share our vision of Love, Flourishing, Community and Social Justice. and if you have a desire to make a real difference to the lives of children in Croydon, we would welcome an application from you. 

The Beckmead Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and young people so expect all staff and volunteers, as well as those who work on the premises, to share this commitment. As part of our safeguarding commitment, appointment to any post is subject to receipt of satisfactory references, medical clearance to include the ability to participate in Physical Intervention and a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check as well as evidence of the right to live and work in the United Kingdom. 

All applications should be submitted on The Beckmead Trust Application form.

Please note that we do not accept CVs. All enquiries and completed applications should be sent to recruitment@beckmeadtrust.org.