Wetherby School are looking for a career minded and enthusiastic teaching assistant to join our team to cover maternity leave from November 2019 until August 2020. There is a possibility of a contract extension at the end of the maternity leave.
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 assistants 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 would be preferable for this role. This post would suit a graduate looking for school based experience before furthering their career.
Wetherby School is a thriving and highly successful non-selective, independent school in Notting Hill with 350 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.
The Alpha Plus Group has its own salary scale, which is above the Central London Maintained Scale. A salary will be in the range of £28,500 to £31,000 per annum, dependent on experience and qualifications will be offered to the successful candidate.
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.
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.
Please apply in confidence by completing the online application form and equal opportunities monitoring form found on the Alpha Plus Group careers page. The careers page can be found via the following link https://isw.changeworknow.co.uk/alphaplusgroup/vms/e/careers/positions/cMO5PXaWPp5O_hCmiM0wAY. Also available on the careers page is the Job Description.
Only those candidates who have been shortlisted will be responded to. Closing date for applications is Tuesday 15th October. Interviews will take place on Wednesday 16th onwards or earlier for suitable candidates.