SEN Teaching Assistants, Finchley, North London

Closing date:Expiring soon

The Holmewood SchoolFinchley, North London

Date posted:
Start date: December 2019/ January 2020
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £18,276 - £19,656 depending on experience and qualifications
Contract term: Permanent

SEN Teaching Assistants (Full-time only)

The Holmewood School is a small independent Special Educational Needs school meeting the needs of children with high functioning autism and Asperger’s, language & communication difficulties and SpLD.

Due to an increase in our student numbers, we are looking for dynamic, energetic, flexible and enthusiastic Teaching Assistants to join our small, warm and friendly team. Your role will be to support teachers with classroom practice and pupils in their academic, social and emotional learning. You will be committed to providing the best opportunities for our challenging group of learners and ensuring every child is supported to achieve their full potential. 

We can offer you the benefits of working to a school calendar with a 36-week year and an excellent professional development package. The Holmewood School has two sites located in Woodside Park and Finchley Central, North London, close to the underground stations and is part of the Cavendish Group, a unique group of educational independent day and boarding schools.

We work closely with local schools and colleges, providing inclusive links. A flexible approach, a sense of humour, reliability, punctuality, stamina, resilience and the ability to work under pressure are essential to enable the best outcomes for our rewarding but sometimes challenging group of learners. 

Interviews will be held at The Holmewood School, 88 Woodside Park Road, London N12 8SH.

For more information, please contact Simon Hardwick, Office Manager, on 020 8920 0660 or or visit our website at

Closing date for applications: 9.00am on Monday 18th November 2019

Interview date: Tuesday 26th November 2019

Please note that this will be the only interview date, please do not apply if you are unavailable on this date.

If shortlisted, you will be contacted by email by Wednesday 20th November 2019 with interview details.

Previous applicants need not apply.

The post is full-time, working hours are 8.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday. We are unable to consider applications from candidates who are unable to work full-time hours.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check prior to employment.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

More about The Holmewood School
Type: Special Needs
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 7 - 19 years
Address: 88 Woodside Park Road, London, N12 8SH, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 8920 0660
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