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Teaching Assistant

Vacancy Summary
Gidea Park Primary
Grade 3 Points 16-20
Gidea Park Primary School
Working Pattern:
Part Time/Term Time
25 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
21/01/2019 at 12:00 PM
Vacancy Description

Gidea Park Primary School

Lodge Avenue, Gidea Park, Romford, Essex, RM2 5AJ



Hours: 25 hours per week (5 mornings and 3 afternoons) x 38 weeks per year (+5.1 paid holiday weeks)

Grade: Grade 3 Spinal Points 16 - 20

Actual Salary: £11,584 - £12,457 per annum

Contract: This is a temporary contract until January 2020 initially with a view to converting to a permanent contract in the future.

Start Date: Negotiable; as early as possible


Gidea Park is a friendly, successful primary school in need of a caring and committed teaching assistant to join our supportive team. In this role, you will be required to work alongside individual children and groups in class and also take the lead in managing small groups of pupils for specific interventions as required. You may also be required to support children with Special Needs on a 1:1 basis and you may be required to carry out intimate care tasks as part of your support role. 

Our successful candidates should be confident in working with children across the primary age range [4-11yrs]. In the first instance, you will be working in KS2.

You will:                                                                                           

  • be a dedicated teaching assistant who is able to raise and sustain high standards
  • have excellent interpersonal skills with pupils, staff and parents
  • be able to enthuse and inspire children
  • contribute to a dynamic and hardworking team and work under your own initiative
  • be versatile and flexible with a commitment to continuous professional development
  • have experience of comparable work in a similar setting and hold at least NVQ2 or equivalent.

We can offer you:

  • a strong community ethos with staff who are friendly and work closely as a team
  • a strong commitment to supporting continuous professional development
  • staff who are recognised for their enthusiastic and rigorous approach to teaching and learning
  • well behaved children who thrive in a creative and challenging atmosphere
  • parents and carers who are supportive and ambitious for their children.

Visits to our school are warmly welcomed. If you would like to visit, please contact Mrs Frances Harris via the school office (tel: 01708 743801, email: office@gideapkprimary.org.uk) who will be happy to arrange a time to show you around.

Please apply online.

Closing date for applications: 12pm, 21st January 2019

Interviews will be held w/c 28th January 2019

Equal Opportunities
We aim to promote and ensure equality of opportunity and equal treatment for all.

Havering Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and as such expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The protection of our students from abuse is the responsibility of all staff within our school, superseding any other considerations.

Havering Schools comply with the Department for Education ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ (September 2018) guidance and all potential employees will undergo vigorous vetting checks to ensure their suitability.

Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; the successful applicant will be expected to undertake a satisfactory disclosure. Having a criminal record will not necessarily debar you from obtaining a position with the Council
How to apply
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