Graduate Teaching Assistant

Vacancies

Graduate Teaching Assistant (H2)

36 hours per week (7:30am to 3:15pm) term-time only plus 5 days

Pro-rota full time equivalent of £24,012

 We are seeking to appoint a welcoming friendly Receptionist who will be a valuable member of the school’s Business Services Team. This person will be the first port of call for contact to the school.  This will include attending to students, parents, teaching and support staff, governors and all other visitors to the school.  It is essential that they are proficient in the use of MS Word and Excel.

Candidates must enjoy working as part of a team, be able to work under pressure, be attentive to detail, have good communication skills both face to face and over the telephone and preferably be conversant with school management systems and website management.

What we offer:   

  • An outstanding track record at GCSE, BTEC and A level
  • An inclusive school underpinned by our CARE values
  • Students who actively engage in lessons and have excellent attitudes to learning
  • Extensive professional development. We are the lead school for the Harrow Collegiate Alliance and work closely with other High Schools and Colleges in Harrow
  • Staff wellbeing activities each week, e.g. mindfulness along with staff sports and clubs
  • One of the best sites in London, located on the greenbelt next to Bentley Priory and set in 27 acres of woodland and fields, providing and exceptional learning environment

We continue to celebrate hugely successful GCSE and A Level results. The hard work of the students and staff alike has led to these great GCSE achievements:

  • 12% of all grades were 9 compared with 6.6% nationally
  • 47% of all grades were the highest levels of 9-7
  • 71% of all students achieved 9-5 including English and Maths
  • 95% achieving EBacc

Over a third of A Level grades resulted in an A or A* grade, enabling many students to secure a place into their first-choice universities.

Tours of the school are strongly encouraged, please contact the school office to arrange a tour and do visit our school website and prospectus to find out more about the school and the role.

How to apply:

Please complete our application form with a letter of application outlining why you would like this role, what you would bring to it and how your skills and experience match the demands of the post and forward it to recruitment@bentleywood.harrow.sch.uk. For further details, please contact the Office Manager on 0208 9543623 or by email at the above address.

Note: The job you are applying for is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020) which requires you to disclose all spent convictions and cautions except those which are ‘protected’ under Police Act 1997 – Part V and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975 (2013 and 2020) and are not subject to disclosure to employers on DBS certificates and cannot be taken into account.

If you are invited to interview you will be required to complete a “Disclosure of Criminal Record” form and bring the completed form to interview.  The School is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and safeguarding checks will be undertaken prior to appointment.  This role involves engaging in regulated activity relevant to children and all staff have safeguarding responsibilities.

Vacancy Closing Date: 06 December 2022