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Teaching Assistant

Meadhurst Primary SchoolTW15 1LP

Where possible interviews will be held on site within our schools and we will adhere to our current Covid policy for external visitors. Otherwise interviews will be held remotely by teams.

Working pattern: Monday to Friday, 8.30am until 3.30pm, with an hours unpaid break.

Both part time and full time applications will be considered.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Teaching Assistant to join the team at the Meadhurst Primary School. The successful candidate will work alongside the class teacher and Lead TA to raise the learning and attainment of all pupils in both academic and EHCP areas. You will support pupils, individually or in groups so they can access all areas of the curriculum, always promoting pupils’ independence. 

You will possess basic numeracy and literacy e.g. through GCSE qualification in English and Maths or equivalent, or be able to evidence ability at an equivalent level.

The successful candidate will have good listening skills and enthusiasm to learn, as well as basic IT skills, accuracy and the ability to follow instructions.  

Meadhurst Primary School joined The Howard Primary Trust in December 2018 and is on a journey to become an outstanding primary school. We are developing excellent primary pedagogy and practice together with a dynamic and engaging curriculum. We offer an outstanding professional development programme and a successful, supportive and highly strategic Senior Leadership Team.

Meadhurst Primary School is a friendly school, based in Ashford Common Middlesex, and prides itself on offering a caring nurturing, inclusive provision where children can make progress, achieve well and develop their own unique skills and talents. Meadhurst is a three form entry primary school and also provides access and support for pupils with a full range of Special Educational Needs that one would expect to find in an inclusive mainstream primary school, with a designated Speech, Language and Communication Centre which caters for up 20 pupils.

THPT can offer:  

  • An opportunity to be part of a dynamic and developing organisation.  
  • Excellent benefit package to include Cycle to Work, Sainsbury’s Loyalty Discount and access to discount schemes.  
  • Fantastic Local Government Pension Scheme, including generous employer contributions.  
  • Rewards and Benefits Scheme that includes Loyalty and Service Awards.

If you have any questions about the role or the application process please contact the THPT Recruitment Team by email at 

For more information on Meadhurst Primary School and working within The Howard Partnership Trusts and what we can offer please visit our website.  

Interviews may take place prior to the closing date by mutual agreement.

Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

The Howard Partnership Trust is school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Our Vision is to excel at ‘bringing out the best’ in young people of all abilities and aptitudes, and so increase their life chances for their future success and fulfilment.

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