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Teaching Assistant in Reception/Year 1

Norfolk House SchoolHaringey

One Teaching Assistant position available for Reception/Year 1.

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Norfolk House is seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to join our team. Norfolk House School is a leading, co-educational, preparatory school and nursery in Muswell Hill, North London, for children aged 2-11.  The school takes great pride in our happy and warm environment, where each and every pupil is valued and nurtured. With small class sizes and a well-resourced school, you will be joining a supportive, forward-thinking team who are committed and passionate about educating children.

Our children are our most powerful advertisement - they are polite, well mannered, and are excited and engaged learners. We have imaginative, creative and enthusiastic children and as a Teaching Assistant, you will be integral in helping to make our Nursery an inspiring setting to learn in.

You may be an experienced T.A. or someone who is new to education, we are looking for the ability to connect with children and have excellent interpersonal skills.

While social distancing measures remain in place, applicants should expect initial telephone or video interviews, with the possibility of onsite interviews as appropriate. 

At Norfolk House School we offer:

A nurturing and all round academic school, unique in its context;

Motivated, well-rounded and excited children, eager to learn;

Excellent professional development opportunities within the school, through Bellevue Education and the Independent Schools Association

A team of motivated, committed and talented staff

We are seeking a T.A. who will:

Be committed to supporting children;

Enjoy working in a busy and fast-paced environment;

Work effectively as part of a team;

Have previous experience working in a school  (although this is not essential);

Ideally have a TA, HLTA, NVQ level 2 or 3 qualifications related to working with children (although this is not essential);

Be flexible, well organised and able to adapt to changing needs;

Have excellent verbal and written English

Hold a commitment to safeguarding and equalities

Our salary scale is in line with the outer London pay scale and we offer staff the opportunity to join the school’s attractive pension scheme. We also provide breakfast and lunch for the staff.

To apply, please download the application form  or contact Kirsty Mardell at:

Norfolk House School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the

welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. References and full DBS disclosure will be undertaken before an appointment.

Closing Date: 4th January 2022

Interviews: (envisaged)  w/b 10th January

Norfolk House School is part of Bellevue Education Group

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