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Job details
Employer Hillcross Primary School
Location Morden, Surrey
Salary Scale ME 7 Full Time/ 39 Weeks. Points 22 to 25 - £22,506 to £24,510. Actual salary = £19,403 to £21,682.
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Posted
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts ASAP


We are seeking to appoint an experienced and highly motivated Teaching Assistant to plan, deliver and support programmes for pupils across the school. The Phase Lead Teaching Assistant will support the day to day running of their own phase team alongside the Phase Leader. Work will mainly be carried out outside the main teaching area under the guidance of the SENCo. This role will initially be to support across Phase 3 (Year 5 & 6) but the successful candidate will be confident to lead in other phases as necessary.

At Hillcross our distinctive features centre around a strong inclusive ethos where children are kept at the heart of all we do. We have a clear focus on high standards in all aspects of learning whilst also ensuring children develop the personal and social skills they need to be successful in life. We work successfully with all members of the school community to ensure that our children are happy and secure, develop a love of learning and have a determination to achieve their full potential. 

As a large Primary school, there are numerous opportunities for staff to engage in a range of professional development activities and to develop a wide range of experience. New members of the team benefit from the full support of highly skilled staff members who work as part of an effective and cohesive team. A full induction programme supports new members of staff to gaining a good understanding of the school’s others policies and procedures. 

We can offer you:

• Pupils who are fun, caring and enthusiastic

• Committed, enthusiastic and supportive colleagues who are open to new ideas 

• An exciting & supportive working environment

• An inclusive, nurturing culture and an ethos that recognises the contribution of every member of the school

What do staff who have recently joined the school say about their experience?

“I have been very impressed and touched by the warm and friendly attitude of all members of staff towards me. This has made settling in much easier – and it’s such an enjoyable place to work in!”

If you have a passion for working with others to ensure all children make the best possible progress from their starting points, and put children at the heart of your practice, then we could be the school for you! We warmly welcome all potential candidates to visit the school.

At Hillcross we celebrate diversity and promote equality and inclusion amongst our staff and students. As such, we welcome applications from all, regardless of personal characteristics or background. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants should declare any convictions or cautions whether they are spent or unspent. 

Closing Date for applications:  Monday 11th December at 9am

(Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the advertisement early if a suitable applicant is found)

Interviews: Thursday 14th December