Senior Teaching Assistant, West London

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Jack Tizard SchoolWest London
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Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £16,355 - £17,899
Contract term: Permanent

Are you?

  • Pupil centred
  • Flexible
  • Friendly
  • A reflective practitioner keen to learn from others
  • Able to manage people confidently and sensitively
  • a good team player
  • Good at communicating with a range of people - both verbally and in writing
  • Able to work under your own initiative
  • Reliable

If so then the role of Senior Teaching Assistant at Jack Tizard School may be the job for you.   

Jack Tizard School is a purpose-built school for students aged 3-19 with severe and profound and multiple learning difficulties.  Judged ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted during its last two inspections, we are a thriving community school with innovative curriculum and assessment systems and a highly regarded Outreach and Inclusion Service.   

The role includes leading small groups of between 4 – 8 students, as well as taking a lead in a key area of the school, such as curriculum resources and the arts. Both roles will be well supported by a class teacher. Ideally candidates will have some experience of working with children and young people with special needs, however, other strengths may be considered for the right candidate.  We offer a supportive environment where staff induction and training will be provided.   

Jack Tizard is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people; staff share this commitment.  An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for successful appointees in accordance with Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment in Education legislation.   

Jack Tizard is next door to QPR Football Club, 15 minutes’ walk from Westfield Shopping Centre and the BBC Media Centre, with excellent transport links.  

School visits are an essential part of the application process.  To arrange a mutually convenient appointment, please contact the school office on 0208 735 3590 or email  

Should you wish to apply for a position, please download an application pack from our website at and email the application form to  

Closing date: Sunday 4th March 2018 at midnight  

Interviews: 20th and 22nd March 2018

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