Teaching Assistant, Islington

Closing date:

Rotherfield Primary SchoolIslington

Date posted:
Start date: September 2019
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £17,793.39 - £18,439.17
Contract term: Permanent

Teaching Assistant

Salary Grade Range: Scale 4, Spine Point 18 - 21

Actual Salary: £17,793.39 - £18,439.17 depending on experience and skills (With pension contributions on top.)

Contract: Part-Time, 30 hours and Term Time Only

(Additional hours for before and after school provision/clubs can be enquired about.)

Core hours are 9.00-3.30, Term time. The role also includes lunchtime supervision.

Required for September 2019

The Headteacher and Governors at Newington Green and Rotherfield Primary Schools would like to appoint Teaching Assistants permanently from September 2019.

We are looking for Teaching Assistants who are interested in working in a class based role or one to one with children who have special educational needs- preferences for age group can be discussed at interview.

(Included in the application pack is information on our aspiring teacher programme for those Teaching Assistants who are interested in this programme)

The role of teaching assistant will have a major impact on the quality of Teaching and Learning.  We are looking for someone who can:

  • Demonstrate successful experience in a primary setting.
  • Work as part of the staff team at the direction of the HLTA/Assistant Headteacher /Class Teachers to support teaching provision and pupils' learning.
  • Under the guidance of AHT/HLTA, to work with individuals and groups of pupils in class, including those pupils with additional educational needs, to help them to achieve to the best of their ability.
  • At the direction of Class Teachers/HLTA, to help to organise classroom activities, prepare resources and implement strategies for teaching and learning.
  • Support and deliver the programmes for teaching literacy and numeracy and assist pupils to access the full curriculum. Be familiar with lesson plans, pupil targets and learning objectives.
  • Observe pupils' performance, and using the systems in place in the school/class provide the teacher with feedback on pupil progress in relation to provision. 

Visits to the school are encouraged and can be organised by contacting the Rotherfield school office on 020 7226 6620, or Newington Green office on 020 7254 3092.

Closing date for applications: Midnight On Monday 1st July 2019.

Shortlisting: Tuesday 2nd July- all candidates contacted by the end of this day.

Selection date: Tuesday 9th July at Rotherfield and Friday 12th July 2019 at Newington Green

For further details / informal visits contact:

Visits to the school are encouraged and can be organised by contacting the Rotherfield school office on 020 7226 6620, or Newington Green office on 020 7254 3092.

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More about Rotherfield Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: Rotherfield Street, Islington, London, N1 3EE, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 20 7226 6620
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