Teaching Assistant, Wandsworth

Closing date:

Alderbrook Primary SchoolWandsworth

Date posted:
Start date: Required as soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £16,106
Contract term: Permanent

36 hours a week (8.30 a.m. to 4.15 p.m. (4.00 p.m. on Friday) – ½ hour lunch Full Time 

Term Time Only (39 weeks)

We are seeking to appoint a committed and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join our vibrant and dedicated staff team.  You would support classroom teachers in teaching and learning to ensure the highest outcomes for our students at times working with individual pupils 1:1 and small groups We are looking for creative candidates who will make a big impact in the life and learning environment of the school.

The position would ideally suit someone who is calm and patient with the ability to inspire and motivate children. Excellent literacy and numeracy skills are essential as well as the ability to work as part of a team. An interest in Music and/or PE is desirable. 

If you have a wide range of skills that can be utilised in clubs and enhance children’s learning, we would love to hear from you.  

We would strongly welcome graduates looking to further their career in education, with a possibility of training to become a teacher.    

We can offer: 

  • Excellent professional development including access to teacher training
  • Enthusiastic and motivated children 
  • A caring and supportive whole school community which is culturally diverse and inclusive  

Visits are welcome.  Please phone 020 8673 4913 and ask for Jane Kellock or Jacqui Honeyball to make an appointment.

An information pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below or from the Wandsworth Council website https://jobs.richmondandwandsworth.gov.uk/   

For any further details or for an application pack please contact the school on the telephone number or email below.  

Applications should be returned to the school by email or post.    

Closing date:  18 January 2018 (at noon) 

Interviews: Week commencing 22 January 2018

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.   

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.  

Please note that we do not accept CVs.

Alderbrook Primary School

Oldridge Road Balham,   

London SW12 8PP    

Tel: 020 8673 4913   

Email: info@alderbrook.wandsworth.sch.uk   

Headteacher:  Seana Henry NOR: 355 (incl. Nursery)

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More about Alderbrook Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Oldridge Road, London, SW12 8PP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 20 86734913
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