Primary Teaching Assistant (Maternity Cover), Leyton, London

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George Mitchell SchoolLeyton, London

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Start date: As soon as possible.
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: Salary Scale 3 point 5-6 £21,591-£21,981 (ACTUAL pro rata salary £15,735-£16,019)
Contract term: Permanent

Required to start as soon as possible.

Primary Teaching Assistant L2 (Primary Phase – KS1) - Maternity Cover

30 hours x 45.6 weeks (term-time only)

Salary Scale 3 5-6 £21,591-£21,981 (ACTUAL pro rata salary £15,663-£15,946) 

George Mitchell is an All-Through (3-16) multicultural school, with a Nursery. We are proud of our place at the heart of our local community and this is an exciting time for us. We were judged a Good school by OFSTED in January 2016 and you will be joining us at an important point in our journey towards becoming an Outstanding school.

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic Teaching Assistant (for KS1) to join our team from September.  Our school is a happy, creative community where we seek to help every child thrive. You will play an important part in providing opportunities for personal and academic growth, and contributing to raising the standards of our students. 

The post is term time only 30 hours a week (45.6 weeks). Attendance at INSET Days and CPD sessions is required (5 days equivalence). 

If you have any questions, please contact Helen Williams, Deputy Head Teacher: Head of Primary Phase, who will be able to assist you either by telephone, on 020 8539 6198 or by email at

Applications must be submitted by noon on Tuesday 29th October 2019. Further information about the school can be found on our website – Completed application forms should be returned or e-mailed to Adeel Hussain on  Please note we do not accept CV applications. 

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.  Offer of a position is subject to receiving satisfactory references and an Enhanced DBS Clearance.

More about George Mitchell School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 16 years
Address: Farmer Road, Leyton, London, E10 5DN, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8539 6198
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“The individualised care, guidance and support pupils receive across the school are outstanding.  It is most impressive that the (all-through) school has quickly become one very cohesive community.” Ofsted