Teaching Assistant, Ealing

Closing date:Expiring soon

Twyford Church of England High SchoolEaling

Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £21,764 (Term Time only)
Contract term: Permanent

Twyford Church of England High School, Acton, London W3 9PP is seeking to appoint 


Teaching Assistants – to start as soon as possible

Salary: Grade 5 – 6 commensurate with experience.   For example, the Grade 5 starting salary for term-time only for 35 hours per week is £21,764


Closing date: 12 noon on Wednesday 28th August 2019

Interview dates: Tbc: Tues 3rd September 2019



Teaching Assistants are required to support students in Years 7 – 11 with statements of Special Education Need, and to take the lead responsibility for students with learning and behavioural difficulties. 


All applications are welcome however these roles may particularly suit graduates hoping to progress to School Direct teacher training.  The Twyford Trust is the ‘hub’ for the Ealing Teaching School Alliance and is therefore extremely experienced in supporting training and development for beginning teachers, and new and experienced teachers at all stages of their career.


Roles are up to 35 hours per week however part-time applications can be considered, particularly for three or four days per week.  Exact hours per week will be discussed and agreed at interview and the salary will therefore be a pro rata figure according to the hours worked.


For more information about the school please see the Twyford website, and for more information about the role please see the Job Description on the Twyford Trust website at https://twyfordacademies.org.uk/recruitment/vacancies


Successful Candidates will have: 

• Recent experience of working with secondary age children

• A sensible attitude, with the ability to be flexible, reflective and find solutions

• Energy and enthusiasm

• A commitment to the ethos of the school 


We offer: 

• Excellent relationships within a strong team

• On-the-job learning and development opportunities

• Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme


The Twyford Trust

The Twyford Trust was established in October 2011 to enable an existing School, Twyford CE High School, to build on its successes and look outward to the large number of parents who were eager to become part of its community.  The Twyford Trust aims to deliver outstanding education in a comprehensive school setting, and embraces the Twyford School motto ‘Life in all its fullness’, encouraging students to use their individual gifts wisely and well.  Supported by the London Diocesan Board for Schools (LDBS), the Trust is the overarching organisation which provides support for all Trust schools.  The Trust comprises four schools in the London Borough of Ealing – Twyford CE High School (Acton), William Perkin CE High School (Greenford), Ada Lovelace CE High School (Greenford) and Ealing Fields High School (South Ealing).




Twyford CE High School, Acton

Twyford CE High School was set up by the LDBS in 1981.  The school has an excellent reputation and is rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted (May 2012) and SIAMS (April 2017).  It has developed specialisms in Music and Modern Foreign Languages, as well as a large and highly successful Sixth Form in which Maths, Maths and Computing are the largest areas.  Since its inception the school has grown considerably and now admits around 975 students aged 11 to 16, and an additional 500 students to the Sixth Form.  


How to apply

Please visit the Vacancies page of the Twyford Trust website http://www.twyfordacademies.org.uk/recruitment/vacancies for more information about how to apply, and to download a Job description, Application Form and Letter to Applicants.


Applications must be submitted to HR/Recruitment at Twyford School by the closing date and time above.  They can be posted to Twyford Church of England Academies Trust, c/o Twyford Church of England School, Twyford Crescent, Acton, London W3 9PP or emailed to recruitment@twyford.ealing.sch.uk.  Please do not submit applications by fax.


The Twyford Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be required to undergo the child protection screening appropriate to the post, including an enhanced disclosure from the DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) and references from previous employers.  For more information about the DBS please see https://www.gov.uk/disclosure-barring-service-check


You will also be expected to sign and adhere to the school’s SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE and SAFE WORKING PRACTICE AGREEMENT which is available as a download on the school website Vacancies page.




More about Twyford Church of England High School
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: (Twyford Church of England Academies Trust), Twyford Crescent, Acton, London, W3 9PP, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 20 87520141
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