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Teaching Assistant

Wetherby SchoolKensington and Chelsea

Closing date for applications is Thursday 19th May. Interviews will take place from Monday 24th May.  

The Post

Wetherby School are looking for career minded and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join our team from September 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter. The position is most likely to be in Year 1.    

The successful applicant will be enthusiastic and confident and will be able to support and inspire children to foster their enthusiasm for learning. They will also have the skills and maturity required to take on the teaching assistant’s duties and responsibilities. A willingness to contribute fully to the extra-curricular activities and life of the school is vital.

A degree qualification or teaching qualification is essential for this role. This post would suit a graduate looking for school based experience before furthering their career in the teaching profession.

The School

Wetherby School is a thriving and highly successful non-selective, independent school in Notting Hill with 360 boys, aged 2 ½ to 8. The school is heavily oversubscribed and extremely successful in securing pupils’ entry into the preparatory school of their choice. It is part of the Alpha Plus Group of schools, which is one of the country's leading educational groups.

Remuneration

The Alpha Plus Group has its own salary scale, which is above the Central London Maintained Scale. A salary will be offered to the successful candidate in the range of £28,500 to £31,000 per annum, dependent on experience and qualifications. 

Safeguarding 

Wetherby School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The protection of our students’ welfare is the responsibility of all Wetherby staff and individuals are expected to conduct themselves in a way that reflects the principles of our organisation. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) clearance along with other relevant pre-employment checks. References will be taken up and carefully checked.

Equal Opportunities 

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

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