Primary Teaching Assistant, London Borough of Lewisham

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St Matthew AcademyLondon Borough of Lewisham
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Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Scale 3 point 7-10 (£20,185 – £21,349 per annum pro rata)
Contract term: Permanent

We are looking for inspiring and talented Teaching Assistants to work in our vibrant Catholic Academy in our Primary site.  You will be enthusiastic, have great interpersonal skills, enjoy working as part of a team and want the very best for our pupils.  The successful candidates will have good literacy and numeracy skills and will be able to communicate effectively with children and parents; applications from all faiths are warmly welcomed. 

St Matthew Academy is a mixed, Roman Catholic school for children aged 3 to 16, with the unique opportunities for transition, collegiate working and subject development that this presents.  Our culturally diverse academy is situated in Blackheath in South East London in magnificent buildings with the latest technology.

The successful candidate will be in sympathy with our strong Catholic academy ethos, passionate about enabling every child to fulfil their potential, well organised and able to demonstrate excellent attention to detail.  Candidates who are innovative, engage students with their passion for their subject and take part in the overall life of the school are strongly encouraged to apply.

We Offer

  • A well established and comprehensive mentor programme 
  • A strong personalised programme of professional development and coaching for teachers and support staff
  • Strong links with other local schools for partnership working and support
  • A strong community spirit 
  • Staff who are very supportive towards each other with a great camaraderie existing throughout the school

To apply please request an application pack from Benjamin Evans at or you can contact Ben on 020 7259 8770 for further information.  Your application is a direct permanent application to St Matthew Academy, Hays is our recruitment partner and manages our permanent appointments.

Closing Date:  Monday 16th October at 12:00 (Noon)

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St Matthew Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  Full DBS and reference checks are made for all posts.  This post is also exempt from the provisions of Section 4 (2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.  St Matthew Academy is an Equal opportunity employer.

Contact Details

Benjamin Evans c/o St Matthew Academy, St Joseph's Vale

Blackheath, London SE3 0XX


T: 020 7259 8770

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