The role: We are looking for a Teaching Assistant to be based in the Junior School on a part time and full time basis. The role of Teaching Assistant is essential to the smooth running of the life of this successful Junior School. Working as part of a team, under the direction of the Deputy Principal (Academic) and Heads of Year, the Teaching Assistant will support the learning and emotional and physical wellbeing of children throughout the Junior School.
Job Start: This role will start in September 2017.
Salary: Dependent on qualifications, skills and experience.
Location: Highgate, North London.
Contract type: Term-time only plus 6 days.
Contract term: Full time and Part-time (0.4) roles available.
To apply: For further information and an application form, please visit our website: http://www.highgateschool.org.uk/about/vacancies
Closing date is midday on Wednesday 22 March 2017.
Interviews will take place on Wednesday 29 March.
Highgate School was established in 1565 by a Royal Charter of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the First. Sir Roger Cholmeley, our Founder, was granted Letters Patent to found ‘a grammar school…for good education and instruction’. Today Highgate is a flourishing coeducational independent school which includes the Senior School for pupils aged 11-18; the Junior School for pupils aged 7-11 and the Pre-Preparatory School for pupils aged 3-7. There are currently in the region of 1,550 pupils at Highgate and the School employs approximately 400 full-time or part-time teaching and support staff.
The School is situated in one of the most attractive and sought after areas of North London, only a short journey from Central London and adjacent to Hampstead Heath. Working at Highgate offers the opportunity to be part of a vibrant and welcoming community, committed to academic excellence and the highest standards of pastoral care for its pupils.
Highgate School is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to this post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.