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Aspiring Teacher
Local Government (NJC): Scale 4
Permanent, term time only
30 hours, part time
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Rotherfield Primary School, Rotherfield Street Islington London N1 3EE
£16,748.16-£17,813.36 pro rata
24/06/2018 23:59

Aspiring Teacher Programme

Salary Grade Range: Scale 4, Spine Point 18 - 21

Actual Salary Range: £16,748.16 - £17,813.36 pro rata with pension contributions on top

Hours of work: Part time, 30 hours per week.

Contractual status: Permanent, Term Time Only

Required for September 2018

The Executive Headteacher and Governors at Newington Green, and Rotherfield Primary Schools would like to appoint Aspiring Teachers for September 2018.

We are looking for aspiring teachers who wish to gain professional experience through Teaching Assistant roles. We have designed a specialist professional development programme to ensure you get the professional development you need to be successful in teaching applications and your future career.

In both schools we offer the teacher apprentice programme, which you are eligible to apply for during your time as an aspiring teacher.  This programme means you will become a fully qualified teacher, with QTS, with no tuition fees and get paid while you train! 

Our schools are committed to supporting Teaching Assistant’s professional development. We have a strong track record of supporting our Teaching Assistant staff into future chosen career paths including Teaching, Educational Psychology, Subject Specialisms, Clinical Psychology, SEN specialists, and further study e.g. Masters and PHDs.

The role of teaching assistant will have a major impact on the quality of Teaching and Learning.  We are looking for someone who can:

  1. Demonstrate successful experience in a primary setting.
  2. Work as part of the staff team at the direction of the HLTA /Class Teachers to support teaching provision and pupils' learning.
  3. Under the guidance of HLTA, to work with individuals and groups of pupils in class, including those pupils with additional educational needs, to help them to achieve to the best of their ability
  4. At the direction of Class Teachers/HLTA, to help to organise classroom activities, prepare resources and implement strategies for teaching and learning.
  5. Support and deliver the programmes for teaching literacy and numeracy and assist pupils to access the full curriculum. Be familiar with lesson plans, pupil targets and learning objectives.
  6. Observe pupils' performance, and using the systems in place in the school/class provide the teacher with feedback on pupil progress in relation to provision.

Additional hours for before and after school provision/clubs can be enquired about.

Please apply online at following the jobs link. If you need any assistance please email quoting reference RTH/065.

Closing date for applications: Midnight on Sunday 24th June 2018 Selection date: Tuesday 3rd July 2018 at Rotherfield Primary School



Rotherfield and Newington Green Primary Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) with barred list check is required for all successful applicants. Also, this post is likely to come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations.

Applicant requirements

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Please contact the school office at Rotherfield Primary School on 020 7226 6620

If you have problems applying, contact

0207 527 5790