Teaching Assistant, Essex

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Chigwell SchoolEssex

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Start date: January 2018
Contract type: Part Time / Full Time
Salary: Competitive
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: Yes


Maternity cover (Full Time or Part Time)

Required for January 2018

Chigwell School, a leading co-educational school, seeks to appoint an enthusiastic teaching assistant to work in our Senior School  for a maternity cover. The role will involve working alongside teaching staff in the English and Maths departments. The purpose of the role is to support pupils’ learning ensuring that they make appropriate progress and support class teachers to raise attainment. This is a full time or negotiated part time position during term time only.

The ideal candidate must have strong literacy and numeracy skills and the academic ability to support students effectively within the school curriculum. A good GCSE pass in English and maths is essential. Successful applicants need to be able to work closely as part of a team, be flexible and have excellent communication skills.

We are located in the picturesque village of Chigwell just 10 miles from central London and on the Central Line. Close to the edge of Epping Forest, we enjoy over 100 acres of beautiful grounds. As well as being an academic school, Chigwell has a growing reputation, locally and nationally, for its sport, music, art and drama. We endeavour to provide an all-round education to girls and boys from the ages of four to eighteen years. 

Chigwell School offers a competitive salary and benefits package. In addition the School provides a supportive working environment. There is a well-developed programme of professional development, pupils are enthusiastic, co-operative and able, and colleagues get on well together. There is a strong sense of community.

Further details can be found on the School website (www.chigwell-school.org).

Application is by a form which can be completed online or downloaded from our website (select Vacancies) and submitted to the Headmaster’s PA: hmpa@chigwell-school.org.

Closing date: Monday 4th December 2017. Early applications are welcome.

Chigwell is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers, prohibition orders and enhanced DBS.


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More about Chigwell School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 18 years
Address: High Road, Chigwell, Essex, IG7 6QF, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 85015700
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Chigwell School is an independent, mixed, Church of England all-through day and boarding school for four to 19-year-olds,  located in Chigwell, Essex. The school has just over 900 pupils.

The school can trace its history back to 1629, when it wa...