Teaching Assistant, Lewisham

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St Mary's Lewisham Church of England Primary SchoolLewisham

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Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £20992 - £21678 TTO Pro-rata
Contract term: Fixed Term


The Governors of St Mary’s CE School, graded as 'Good' by Ofsted, are looking for a Teaching Assistant to join our staff team. This post is for 25 hours a week, term time only (39 weeks a year).

This fixed term role would be ideal for a recent graduate who wishes to gain some school experience before entering teacher training. For the right person, the school may be able to offer support with a teacher training programme in the future.

St Mary’s is a small single-form entry school which reflects the warm and diverse community of Lewisham. St Mary’s has a strong commitment to inclusive practice, our school values and Christian ethos. We have creative and enthusiastic children who are resilient and eager to learn, alongside a caring and friendly family environment which is fully supported by our Governing Body and our parents. This is an excellent opportunity to further your professional and personal development in a forward thinking and positive school.

We are looking for someone who will:

  • Work alongside pupils in class to support with their individual needs, to enable them to achieve their goals

  • Work with small groups of children as directed by the class teacher

  • Assist the teacher in the management of pupils and the classroom

  • Demonstrate good Literacy & Numeracy skills and be proficient at ICT

  • Hold a minimum of a level two or higher qualification

  • Contribute fully to the creation of an inspiring learning environment for the children

  • Demonstrate a positive attitude and excellent communication and teamwork skills

Safeguarding Statement

St Mary's CE Primary School is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

Equal Opportunities Statement

St Mary's CE Primary School is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all members of the community, regardless of gender, age, marital status, disability, ethnicity, religion, belief or sexual orientation.

Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure, overseas checks and receipt of satisfactory references.

Original evidence of right to work within the United Kingdom will be required prior to commencement of employment i.e. National Insurance Number, Work Permits or Indefinite Leave to Remain.

For further details:

Please contact the school on 0208 690 2613
e-mail: snoble12.209@lgflmail.org  

You are welcome to download the application pack from the Lewisham /Jobs-go-public websites or alternatively email snoble12.209@lgflmail.org for a pack to be sent out to you.

CV's will not be accepted.

References will be requested for those shortlisted prior to interview.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please contact the school to arrange an appointment.

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 20th June 5PM

Headteacher - Ms Christine Bernard

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More about St Mary's Lewisham Church of England Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 5 - 11 years
Address: 329 Lewisham High Street, London, SE13 6NX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 8690 2613
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