Teaching Assistant, Croydon

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Royal Russell SchoolCroydon

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Full Time / Part Time
Salary: Up to £20,200 pa
Contract term: Maternity Cover
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

I.A.P.S. co-educational day school 340 pupils (3 – 11) 

Teaching Assistant (12 months maternity cover)

Full Time 35 Hours per week, part time hours will be considered 

September 2019

Are you looking for a position in a forward thinking, innovative school that prides itself on supporting all members of the community to achieve their best? This is an excellent opportunity for an outstanding, enthusiastic and experienced Teaching Assistant with excellent classroom skills and the dedication and enthusiasm to be part of a high achieving school to join our fabulous staff team and wonderful children in an inspiring school environment.  Ideally you will have experience in working with primary age children in an educational setting and a teaching assistant qualification at NVQ Level 3 or above. This is a fixed term appointment initially for 1 year but there may be the possibility of permanency.

This exciting opportunity offers excellent benefits including a competitive salary, working with a fantastic team of dedicated and friendly staff, immediate non-contributory pension, free life cover, free car parking, free meals, working in our beautiful green parkland estate with easy access to transport links, a discount on School fees, and the use of our sporting and gym facilities, all combined with the opportunity to be part of the vibrant community of the historic Royal Russell School. 

Royal Russell is an HMC/IAPS co-educational school with 1100 pupils between the ages of 3 and 18, situated on a beautiful green campus of 110 acres in the Shirley Hills near Croydon on the doorstep of London. Our onsite facilities cater for the wide-ranging interests of our pupils and the exciting development of a new Junior School building is in the first phases of planning. In March 2016, ISI judged the school as ‘excellent’ in all areas and in October 2018 we successfully passed a full ISI compliance inspection.

If you are interested in joining us, please visit http://www.royalrussell.co.uk/Vacancies where you will find further information on this position and an application form.  All completed applications should be submitted to hr@royalrussell.co.uk by 12 noon on Monday 18 March 2019. Applications will be considered on receipt. Interviews will be held in w/c 25 March 2019. If you have not heard from us by Friday 22 March 2019 you should presume that you have not been successful on this occasion.

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All appointments are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check (including a check against the Children’s Barred List) and other pre-employment screening including references and medical fitness.

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More about Royal Russell School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Coombe Lane, Croydon, Surrey, CR9 5BX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 208 6574433
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Thank you for your interest in joining the Royal Russell team 

Royal Russell is an exceptional independent Day and Boarding school for girls and boys from Nursery to Sixth Form.    

Royal Russell was founded in 1853 as a charity t...