Teaching Assistant, Wimbledon

Closing date:Expiring soon

The Rowans SchoolWimbledon

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: dependent on qualifications and experience
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

Teaching Assistant (Fixed Term Contract – Maternity Cover)

To start September 2019 – Full-time, Fixed Term Contract until July 2020

Term time only plus 3 days either side of term

Salary dependent upon qualifications and experience

The Rowans School (part of the Shrewsbury House School Trust) is a popular and successful co-educational pre-prep for children between the ages of 3 and 7, situated in Wimbledon. We are seeking to appoint an experienced Teaching Assistant to start in September 2019 for a fixed term contract (maternity cover). 

The successful candidate must hold a full and relevant level three qualification, or be prepared to undertake this training as soon as possible, and have experience of working with children in Key Stage 1/ Lower KS2. Please note: candidates without this experience and qualification should not apply. The successful candidate must be able to work as part of a small team and will be considered as an integral part of the school community.

Job descriptions, information on the school and an application form can be found on the School’s external website (www.rowans.org.uk) by clicking on About us, Careers. Applications should be emailed to the Human Resources Department at recruitment@shstrust.net. The closing date is 5pm on Monday 25th February, but applications will be considered as they are received and the school reserves the right to appoint at any point during the application process. Interviews will take place on Thursday 28th February and Friday 1st March.

Shrewsbury House School Trust does not use recruitment agencies to recruit, so please do not contact us.


Shrewsbury House School Trust is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.  Any offer of employment will be subject to the receipt of satisfactory enhanced DBS [Disclosure and Barring Service] disclosure and other checks, references, medical clearance and proof of legal right to work in the UK.

Job location

More about The Rowans School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 7 years
Address: 19 Drax Avenue, Wimbledon, London, SW20 0EG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8946 8220
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Founded in 1936 The Rowans is an Independent Co-educational Preparatory School for children aged 3-7 yrs old. 

The school is in a large private house in Drax Avenue, a quiet road off Copse Hill, Wimbledon. There is supervised parking available a...