Early Years/KS1 Teaching Assistant, Waltham Forest

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Forest SchoolWaltham Forest

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Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £26,500 p.a.
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: No

We are seeking an enthusiastic, qualified and experienced Teaching Assistant for the Pre-Preparatory Department. We are looking for someone who can work well with a certain degree of independence, who has an innovative outlook, clear ambition and enthusiasm for pupil development and who will be fully involved in the life of the school.

Forest Preparatory School is situated at the innermost point of Epping Forest and is also within 30 minutes of the centre of London.  It is well-known for the quality of its extended curriculum, successes in Sport, the Arts and for Academic Excellence with pupils regularly winning scholarships and awards to our own senior school as well as other highly competitive secondary schools.  The junior section of an all-through school, Forest Preparatory School has its own excellent facilities, but also benefits from sharing a site with the Senior School and utilising whole-school resources. 

Forest is London’s only diamond formation school. The split between the sexes is exactly 50:50. Pupils are taught in single-sex classes between the ages of 7 and 16 and in co-educational classes both in the Pre-Prep and the Sixth Form.  This ‘diamond structure’ is a striking feature of the School. 

Forest is very proud of its academic status, its reputation in a range of co-curricular activities.  All teaching staff are encouraged and expected to contribute in accordance with their strengths to the outstanding co-curricular programme and other areas of School life.

Forest School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  

Interviews will take place on Tuesday 4th June, 2019

Please visit our website (www.forest.org.uk/prep-school) where you will find a full introduction to Forest Preparatory School.   Should you wish to discuss any aspect of this position before applying, Mr James Sanderson, the Head of Forest Preparatory School, would be happy to hear from you (0208 509 4985 or prephead@forest.org.uk).

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More about Forest School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Snaresbrook, London, E17 3PY, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 20 85201744
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Situated on a beautiful site on the edge of Epping Forest in North East London with outstanding facilities, Forest School is one of the few diamond structure schools in the country where pupils are taught in single-sex classes between the ages of 7 a...