Learning Support Assistant, Ashford Common, TW15 1LP

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Meadhurst Primary SchoolAshford Common, TW15 1LP

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Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: £12,289 – £13,098 pa (£17,226 – £18,360 pa, FTE)
Contract term: Fixed Term

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We have an exciting opportunity for a number of hardworking, energetic and innovative Learning Support Assistants (Teaching Assistant) at Meadhurst Primary School on a fixed term (12 months) basis

This role supports the class teacher with their responsibility for the development and education of children in schools, which may include pupils with special needs.

Working week: 

  • The job is term time: Monday – Friday, 39 weeks per year.
  • Full time:  8:30am – 3:30pm (30 hours per week, includes an hour unpaid break).
  • Part time: 11:45am – 3:30pm (18.75 hours per week).

You should have basic numeracy and literacy, e.g. through GCSE qualification in English and maths or equivalent, or able to evidence ability at an equivalent level and should possess excellent interpersonal and listening skills with a commitment to helping each student achieve their full potential.

This position may be of interest to people who wish to consider a career in teaching to get classroom experience prior to commencing teacher training.

Meadhurst Primary School is on a journey to become an outstanding primary school. We are developing excellent primary pedagogy and practice together with a dynamic and engaging curriculum. We offer an outstanding professional development programme and a successful, supportive and highly strategic Senior Leadership Team.

Meadhurst Primary School is a friendly school, based in Ashford Common Middlesex, and prides itself on offering a caring, nurturing, inclusive provision where children can make progress, achieve well and develop their own unique skills and talents. Meadhurst is a three form entry primary school and also provides access and support for pupils with a full range of Special Educational Needs that one would expect to find in an inclusive mainstream primary school, with a designated Speech, Language and Communication Centre which caters for up 20 pupils.

To find out more about us, please check our school website https://www.meadhurst.org/ 

If you have any questions about the job role or application process, then please contact Amali Dissanayake, Recruitment Assistant on 01372 455796 or email Amali.Dissanayake@thpt.org.uk 

Closing date: Monday 14 October 2019.

Interviews may happen earlier than the closing date by mutual agreement, early applications are encouraged.

Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). 

The Howard Partnership Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

More about Meadhurst Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: Feltham Hill Road, Ashford Common, Ashford, Middlesex, TW15 1LP, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1784 253311