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Year 2 Teaching Assistant (Fixed term 12 months - Maternity cover)

Rokeby SchoolKingston upon Thames

Required for Summer Term 2022 onwards


Would you like the opportunity to join a highly successful Surrey independent preparatory school based on a private estate in the leafy suburb of Kingston?  Rokeby School provides first-rate education and personal development for our boys, enabling them to move onto some of the best schools in the country.  

We pride ourselves on the way in which we educate and support all our boys at Rokeby and help them to develop as individuals.  Do you have experience of working with children?  Would you like to work in a positive and inspiring learning environment? If so, we would like you to join our team as a Year 2 Teaching Assistant in our Lower School covering maternity from Summer Term 2022 (late April). 

The role will involve you working in a class of 22 boys alongside the Classroom Teacher.  Outside of normal teaching hours, there may also be opportunities for you to contribute to the wrap-around care programme, helping to increase the confidence of boys and building on important life skills.  

Please download a job description and application form and discover the benefits of working at Rokeby School. 

Your application together with a covering letter summarizing your suitability for the role described above and in the Job Description, should be sent to Mrs Lucia Sanderson, Head of Lower School.  Applications to be emailed to: vacancies@rokeby.org.uk



Closing Date: 12 noon on Friday, 7 January 2022

Interviews: W/c 10 January 2022




Rokeby School, George Road, Kingston upon Thames KT2 7PB 

Rokeby School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects its entire staff to share its commitment.  In this role you will be in regulated activity and therefore the successful applicant will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service criminal records bureau disclosure. 


It is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.   


Short-listed candidates will be asked to complete a self-declaration of their criminal record or information that would make them unsuitable to work with children. 


Under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the subsequent Exceptions Orders, all positions within the School are exempt.  Further information on these points and our other general recruitment practices are in our Recruitment of Staff Policy on our website.


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