Teaching Assistant, Notting Hill

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Wetherby SchoolNotting Hill

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £28,000 to £30,000 per annum, dependent on experience and qualifications.
Contract term: Permanent
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Wetherby School are currently looking for career minded and enthusiastic Teaching Assistants to join our team from September 2019. The successful applicant will be enthusiastic and confident and will be able to support and inspire children to foster their enthusiasm for learning. They will also have the skills and maturity required to take on the Teaching Assistants duties and responsibilities. A willingness to contribute fully to the extra-curricular activities and life of the school is vital.

A degree qualification or teaching qualification would be preferable for this role. This post would suit a graduate looking for school based experience before furthering their career.

Wetherby School is an Independent boys’ school (ages 2 ½ - 8) in Notting Hill with 360 boys. It is heavily oversubscribed and is extremely successful in securing pupils’ entry into the Preparatory School of their choice. It is part of the Alpha Plus Group of schools, which is one of the country's leading educational groups.

Wetherby School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The protection of our students’ welfare is the responsibility of all Wetherby staff and individuals are expected to conduct themselves in a way that reflects the principles of our organisation. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) clearance along with other relevant pre-employment checks. References will be taken up and carefully checked.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

The Alpha Plus Group has its own salary scale, which is above the Central London Maintained Scale. A salary will be in the range of £28,000 to £30,000 per annum, dependent on experience and qualifications will be offered to the successful candidate. 

Please apply in confidence by completing the online application form and equal opportunities monitoring form found on the Alpha Plus Group careers page. 

Also available on the careers page is the job description and person specification.

Only those candidates who have been shortlisted will be responded to. Closing date for applications is Friday 15th February. Interviews will take place in the week beginning Monday 25th February. 




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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Boys
Age Range: 4 - 8 years
Address: 11 Pembridge Square, London, W2 4ED, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 77279581
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Wetherby School is based in Kensington and Chelsea, London. The independent pre-preparatory school admits boys aged 2-8. There are currently around 240 boys enrolled in the school, which occupies a listed townhouse. Scholarships are available to pros...