Teaching Assistant - Years 5 & 6

Radnor HouseRichmond upon Thames

We seek to appoint an enthusiastic teaching assistant to work with our Year 5 and Year 6 class teachers to ensure each child is supported in their learning to achieve their full potential. The successful candidate will be highly motivated to develop the academic skills of our pupils, as well as demonstrating an understanding of the wider curriculum and requirements of our younger children.

This role is ideal for a highly organised, experienced and professional individual who wishes to contribute to the education of children. We are looking for someone who is reliable, able to show initiative, and happy to take direction, and is keen to develop professionally while working in a busy and effective school.

The main focus of the role is to support our class teachers in providing a happy, stimulating environment in which our children can learn, including preparing the classrooms and learning materials, and working with children individually and in groups to support their progress. You will also participate in the active assessment of the children’s learning, as well as contributing enthusiastically to all aspects of school life, including assemblies, breaks, lunchtimes, sport, music and drama.

We are happy to consider candidates with teaching or classroom assistant qualifications, or equivalent experience working in schools, nurseries or in the childcare sector, along with an interest and/or experience in working in independent schools.

Core hours to be 32½ per week, term-time only.

Radnor House is a 9-18, selective, co-educational, independent day school set in historic buildings on the banks of the River Thames in Twickenham, just thirty minutes from Central London. It was judged as ‘Excellent’ in all categories by the Independent Schools Inspectorate in February 2020. The relatively small size of the school (c.440 pupils) enables us to focus on the individual needs of all of our pupils, fostering a supportive and collaborative community where pupil success is regularly celebrated.

We offer a competitive salary, with extensive opportunities for CPD and career development. For further information, to download an application, or to watch our video to give you a flavour of working at our school, please visit our website via the Apply button.

Completed application form together with a cover letter should be returned to hr@radnorhouse.org by midday on Friday 24th September 2021.

Radnor House Twickenham is a member of Dukes Education, a family of schools, teachers, learners and parents connected by our pursuit of an extraordinary life for every member of our community. To learn more about our family, visit dukeseducation.com

Radnor House Twickenham is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and expects the same from its employees. All new staff will be subject to enhanced DBS clearance, checks of identity, qualifications and employment history and satisfactory references. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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