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Teaching Assistant - Maternity Cover from September 2021

Milbourne Lodge SchoolEsher, Surrey

Full-Time Teaching Assistant Required from September 2021 - Maternity Cover

Milbourne Lodge School is an independent, academically selective, co-educational Pre-Prep and Preparatory school for children aged 4 – 13 located in extensive grounds in Esher, Surrey.  We offer inspirational teaching that is reflected in our excellent academic results and destination schools.  Our Pre-Prep department offers a rich and supportive learning environment. It provides children with the opportunity to recognise their strengths and academic potential early.

We are seeking to appoint a caring and dedicated teaching assistant to join our successful Pre-Prep department (Reception to Year 2) . You will be a team player who is positive and proactive with excellent interpersonal and communication skills. The successful candidate will support the education of pupils in our Pre-Prep department. The Teaching Assistant will be supporting the class teacher with the discipline, supervision and welfare of all pupils.

Milbourne Lodge is part of the Cognita international family of schools which are located in the UK, Europe, Latin America and Asia, allowing us to share ideas and practices from around the world.

If you would like to discuss this post informally please contact the Head of  Pre-Prep, Sophie Brooks (

How to apply:

Please see the attached role profile and application form.

Please address your covering letter to Mrs Judy Waite, Head, Milbourne Lodge School, Arbrook Lane, Esher, Surrey, KT10 9EG and email with your completed application form (in PDF format) to: (Head’s PA)

Closing Date: 10.00am Friday 

21st May  2020, but applications will be considered as soon as they are received.

Cognita Schools (Milbourne Lodge School) are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, volunteers and other third parties to share this commitment.  Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment background checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.

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