Teaching & Learning Assistant, Wembley

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Preston Park Primary SchoolWembley

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Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £15613.00 - £16491.00
Contract term: Permanent

Preston Park Primary are looking for enthusiastic and experienced Teaching & Learning Assistants to join our team. We are a thriving four form entry, fully inclusive and diverse community school set in the heart of Wembley, Brent. At Preston Park we are proud to educate children from all over the world, bringing ‘One world under one roof’ for truly inspirational learning experiences.   

Teaching and learning is at the heart of everything we do at Preston Park. We are looking for Teaching & Learning Assistants who are child- focused, open-minded, articulate, organised and creative to join our highly dedicated, motivated and enthusiastic team. We are committed to ensuring that children achieve excellence, enjoy their time at school and develop into confident, resilient and independent learners. We want every child to leave Preston Park not only with a love of learning that lasts a lifetime, but academically, socially and emotionally prepared for the future.   

Our school is well resourced with rich indoor and outdoor learning environments comprising of bright classrooms, spacious playgrounds and a wildlife nature reserve. We provide a safe learning environment where children feel safe - safe to learn, safe to find their voice and safe to grow into exceptional individuals.   

The Teaching & Learning Assistant positions may require you to work with children with high level needs and are known to the special educational needs department.  You would be required to work 31.25 hours per week, over 5 days.  

The successful candidate will have; 

  • The ability to work well under pressure, enthusiasm, energy and commitment, 
  • Patience and ability to stay calm under pressure. 
  • Initiative, creativity and flexibility in responding to the needs of the child, 
  • A working knowledge of ICT, 
  • Confidence with managing behaviour, 
  • Commitment about raising standards and life chances for the children, 
  • Good organisation skills, 
  • Flexibility to be able to work across the key stages from EYFS to KS2  

The successful candidate will have;  

  • Knowledge or experience in working with children with SEN, 
  • A good general education, 
  • Sense of humour, 
  • Adaptability, 
  • Able to work on own and as part of a team (with guidance from SENCOs and class teachers), 
  • A clear communicator, 
  • Good attendance and punctuality.  

Visits to the school are welcome. Please call the school to arrange and ask for Jayashri Varsani. Please note that application is through a application form, CV’s are not accepted. Please email your completed application forms to Jayashri Varsani at the school on jvarsani@prestpk.brent.sch.uk

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More about Preston Park Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: College Road, Wembley, Middlesex, HA9 8RJ, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 89043602