KS2 Bilingual Teaching Assistant (English/French), Wandsworth

Closing date:

Shaftesbury Park Primary SchoolWandsworth

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £11,550 per annum
Contract term: Permanent

Shaftesbury Park is an ambitious, forward thinking, Rights Respecting School in Battersea. We are looking for a KS2 bilingual teaching assistant (English/French) who will play a key role in supporting the class teacher in ensuring that all children to have high expectations of themselves and achieve well. They will be committed to putting the child’s well being first and be interested in supporting vulnerable pupils.


You will:

  • Be fluent in French and English.
  • Enjoy working with children and be able to develop positive relationships with them.
  • Be able to develop an understanding of the educational, welfare and social needs of the child being supported
  • Have experience of supporting groups of children across the ability range
  • Have relevant training in supporting children with special educational needs in the classroom setting
  • Be able to stay calm and objective when presented with unusual or challenging behaviour
  • Be enthusiastic and committed to working as part of a team
  • Have good communication skills
  • Be flexible with regard to other classroom work


We offer

  • A supportive team of staff.
  • A thorough induction process.
  • Access to excellent professional development.


An information pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded from the Wandsworth Council website https://jobs.richmondandwandsworth.gov.uk/

Or please contact our SBM Mrs Christine Imms on 020 7228 3652 or email info@shaftesburypark.wandsworth.sch.uk for an application pack or any further details.

Completed application should be returned to the school either by email - info@shaftesburypark.wandsworth.sch.uk, post or fax. 

Closing date: 05 July 2019 (at noon)

Interviews: week commencing 08 July 2019

Candidates are advised to submit applications early to avoid disappointment as we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

CVs are not accepted.

More about Shaftesbury Park Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Ashbury Road, Battersea, London, SW11 5UW, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 7228 3652
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