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Job details
Employer The Holmewood School
Location Barnet
Salary £17,139 - £18,433 depending on experience and qualifications
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts 1st September 2017

Teaching Assistant (full-time)

Required to start September 2017

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.

We are looking for a dynamic, flexible and enthusiastic teaching assistant to join our 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. THSL 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 schools group of five educational independent day and boarding schools.

We work closely with local schools and colleges, providing inclusive links. A flexible approach, a sense of humour and the ability to work under pressure is essential to enable the best outcomes for our challenging group of learners. 

Visits to the school are highly recommended. Interviews will be held at The Holmewood School,    88 Woodside Park Road, London N12 8SH. You will be asked to attend a short interview and spend some time in a classroom supporting and interacting with students and staff.

For more information or an application pack, contact Simon Hardwick on 020 8920 0660 or 

For an informal chat, or to find out more, please phone Mr Lamb, Deputy Head or visit our website

Closing date for applications: 23rd June 2017

THSL is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. Applicants will be expected to produce evidence of an enhanced DBS check.

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.

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