Al-Noor VA
November 14, 2023
Ilford, United Kingdom
Job Type



Category: Support Staff, Schools

Job Type: part-time, fixed-term

Job Hours: part-time 30.83 hours

Salary: LBR3 SCP 6 pro rata gross annual salary £18,410.97

Start Date: 27th November 2023


Al-Noor Primary School (VA), 619-629 Green Lane, Goodmayes, Ilford, Essex, IG3 9RP

Tel: 020 8597 7576

Ms Someera Butt, Headteacher

Al-Noor Primary (VA) is a new 2-form entry, co-educational school that opened in September 2018 in a new, purpose-built school building. The school is a two-form entry school and has 420 pupils from Reception – Year 6. The school will welcome a diverse intake of pupils and be inclusive of all. It will strive through its distinctive faith ethos (Muslim) to nurture responsible, highly achieving and engaged citizens who are well equipped to play a positive role in Redbridge and beyond.

The school is seeking dynamic, engaging and effective teachers who have a history of raising standards and fostering excellent learning and achievement through great teaching. Teachers who would like to join us at this exciting time, to build a strong and vibrant school community that reflects its faith tradition and promotes the moral, spiritual and emotional development of pupils alongside their intellectual, social, physical and cultural development are encouraged to apply.

The ideal candidate:

  • Very good numeracy/literacy skills
  • NVQ 3 for Teaching Assistants or equivalent qualification or experience
  • Qualifications/ accreditation in SEND field e.g. British Sign Language (Desirable), Makaton (Desirable), ELKLAN (Desirable)
  • Speech and Language Training (Desirable)
  • ELSA (Desirable)
  • Positive handling Training  (Highly Desirable)
  • Experience of working with children of relevant age
  • Experience of working with pupils with special or additional needs
  • Experience working 1:1 or with small groups of children
  • Working with deaf children/and or who have hearing impairment
  • Full working knowledge of relevant policies/codes of practice and awareness of relevant legislation
  • Working knowledge of EYFS and national curriculum and other relevant learning programmes
  • Understanding of principles of child development and learning processes and in particular, barriers to learning
  • Ability to plan effective actions for pupils at risk of underachieving
  • Full understanding of the range of support services/providers
  • Ability to self-evaluate learning needs and actively seek learning opportunities
  • Ability to relate well to children and adults
  • Work constructively as part of a team, understanding classroom roles and responsibilities and your own position within these
  • Committed
  • Hardworking
  • Collaborator
  • Takes initiative
  • Manages time and priorities effectively
  • Willingness to learn and take on responsibility

If you believe in our values and want to join our team to set up an outstanding school that helps If you believe in our values, want to help children to achieve highly and develop their spiritual and emotional well-being, please download an application form from the school website at , complete and email it now to

Closing date: 8th December 2023 8am

Interview: 13th December 2023

Assessment:  15th December 2023

Early applications are encouraged and the school reserves the right to interview and appoint a suitable candidate before the closing date.

Candidates must ensure that they have the right to work in the UK

Al-Noor VA primary school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff to share this commitment. All appointments will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance and will require full vetting checks including references prior to interview. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013, 2020. Online searches may be undertaken, as part of due diligence checks, for shortlisted candidates.

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