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Graduate Teaching Assistant

Vacancy Summary
Empower Learning Academy Trust
Scale 3 Points 5 - 6
Bower Park Academy
Working Pattern:
Part Time/Term Time
29 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
02/10/2019 at 12:00 PM
Vacancy Description

Empower Learning Academy Trust


Aspire to achieve, enjoy and excel


2018 OFSTED ‘Good’ in all categories

“Pupils’ attitudes to school are positive. They are keen to learn and proud of their school.

Staff morale and their commitment to improvement is impressive.

A rigorous focus on teaching and learning has had a strong impact on improving standards.”


Vacancy: Graduate Teaching Assistant

Salary – Scale 3 Point 5-6

£14776- £15043 Pro- rata

(£21591 - £21981 FTE)

39 weeks per year 29 hours per week.


Required for an immediate start

Bower Park Academy is a popular and oversubscribed 11-16 co-educational school with 850 pupils on roll. We are part of the Empower Learning Academy Trust providing staff with fantastic CPD opportunities and shared practices across the Trust. If you want to be part of a school that is rapidly improving and want to make a difference to every child’s life chances - we would welcome your application.

The successful applicant will be a committed practitioner who wants to develop their skills knowledge and understanding to become the best they can be for our students. We will make sure you receive the CPD to enable that to happen!

Empower Learning Academy Trust Inspiring Learners, Changing Lives

  • Empower Learning Academy Trust was formed in September 2016 and currently consists of three secondary academies and one primary school in the London Borough of Havering: Hall Mead School; The Brittons Academy; Bower Park Academy and Hacton Primary School.
  • Our purpose is to inspire our family of schools to provide opportunities for our pupils, staff and leaders to be the best they can be, by creating a passion for lifelong learning, enabling our pupils to become confident and impactful world citizens.
  • Our vision is to build a family of local primary and secondary schools with a shared ethos of continual improvement, where powerful teaching, challenge, support and accountability lie at the heart of creating environments that focus relentlessly on the needs of the learning community and deliver outstanding outcomes for all pupils.

Why work at Bower Park Academy?

  • The school is on a trajectory of rapid improvement – we want to recruit staff who want to be part of our journey to outstanding.
  • An opportunity to join an ambitious multi academy trust at the heart of the local community
  • An excellent career opportunity for the right candidate as a stepping stone into teaching.
  • Excellent opportunities for personal and professional development through the Empower training school

General Terms and Conditions Remuneration

Hours of Work

The core hours will be a Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 8.15am – 2.30pm and Wednesday 8.15am – 4.30pm totalling 29 hours per week for 39 weeks of the year.

Annual Holiday entitlement will be in line with Local Government guidelines and subject to grade and continuous service, plus statutory bank holidays.


Please forward your completed application to Debbie Grix @ grixd@bowerpark.co.uk before 12pm on 2nd October 2019

Applicants will be informed of the outcome of the short listing and interviews will be held on the week commencing 7th October 2019


We are committed to the safety of our pupils through our recruitment and school practices; all jobs are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers make safer recruitment decisions and prevent unsuitable people from working with vulnerable groups, including children.

We welcome applicants regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.

Should you wish to contact the school please telephone Mrs D Grix, HR Advisor

Tel: 01708-730244 E-mail: grixd@bowerpark.co.uk

Closing date: 2nd October 2019

Equal Opportunities
We aim to promote and ensure equality of opportunity and equal treatment for all.

Havering Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and as such expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The protection of our students from abuse is the responsibility of all staff within our school, superseding any other considerations.

Havering Schools comply with the Department for Education ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ (September 2018) guidance and all potential employees will undergo vigorous vetting checks to ensure their suitability.

Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; the successful applicant will be expected to undertake a satisfactory disclosure. Having a criminal record will not necessarily debar you from obtaining a position with the Council
How to apply
Please forward your completed application to Debbie Grix @ grixd@bowerpark.co.uk before 12pm on 2nd October 2019
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