Teaching Assistant, Lambeth

Closing date:

Holmewood Nursery School & Tree House Children’s CentreLambeth
Date posted:
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: (sp 10-14 pro rata)
Contract term: Permanent

Lambeth Nursery Schools’ Federation
Acting Executive Headteacher: Rachel Hedley
Holmewood, Maytree, Triangle, Effra and Ethelred Nursery Schools
with Maytree, The Weir Link, Tree House, Effra and Ethelred Children’s Centres

Contract: Pro-rata - term-time only (39 weeks)
Hours: 35 hours per week

Holmewood is an outstanding school in the Lambeth Nursery Schools’ Federation with a large children’s centre running from various sites, working to provide excellent early years education and support young children and their families. We are looking to fill the above post.

We are looking for enthusiastic, professional and motivated Teaching Assistant. You will be working in the nursery school and maybe sharing lunch with the children. You will be working as part of a team supporting the delivery of the Early Years Foundation Stage to two, three and four year old children, some of whom have special educational needs.

Are you:

  • A highly committed, creative and reflective practitioner able to provide high quality education and care for young children
  • Able to effectively support young children and their families from a diverse ethnic and social background
  • Keen to work as part of a supportive, flexible and busy team
  • Interested in gaining valuable experience working in a wide range of settings.


  • Working in a nursery school/early years setting delivering the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum is essential.

Further information:

Visits to Holmewood Nursery School will take place on Thursday 7th March 2019 between 10:00am - 3:00pm. Please call Jacqueline Edwards to make an appointment on 0208 674 2186.

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 19th March 2019
Shortlisting Thursday 21st March 2019
Interviews to take place on: Tuesday 2nd April 2019

To obtain further information and a recruitment pack including a Job Description and Person Specification, please email admin@holmewoodnurseryschool.org.uk. You will be expected to complete an application form and attend an interview.

How to apply:

Please send your completed application form to admin@holmewoodnurseryschool.org.uk or post to: Jacqueline Edwards, Holmewood Nursery School, 66 Upper Tulse Hill, London SW2 2RW.

Lambeth Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and external agencies to share this commitment.

The successful candidate will be asked to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service. Further information about the disclosure can be found at www.gov.uk/dbs. Applicants will be required to declare that they are not a disqualified person under the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2009. Lambeth aims for quality services and equal opportunities for all.

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