Teaching Assistant

Darley Dene Primary School
Addlestone, Surrey
Contract Type
Term Time
PS3 £17,459
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
17th May 2024 09:00 AM
Contract Type
Job ID
Job Reference
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1419247

Darley Dene Primary is a one form entry nursery and primary school in Addlestone Surrey with a diverse catchment and a wonderful team spirit. We have a strong reputation for working collaboratively with other local schools and are constantly on the look-out for opportunities to enhance our provision. The right candidates will be joining a strong, professional team of enthusiastic staff who will work alongside you in a supportive and constructive way.

Our facilities for learning and development are truly excellent. The classroom space is large, airy and bright. Outside there is a field, playground, multi-use games area, Forest School area and trim trail. Our youngest children in the Early Years have their own dedicated outdoor space. We have a green, pleasant and refreshing space for children to be part of! 

We are looking to appoint a teaching assistant who has a passion for creating life long learners, are committed to inclusion and equality and have high expectations of themselves and every child.

Working Hours for the role are – 31.65 hours per week, term time only ( 39 weeks per year )  to be worked Monday to Friday. 8.30am - 3.20pm

We are:

  • A cohesive school, where staff and governors are supportive
  • An innovative school with excellent facilities

What we offer:

  • A team of staff committed to supporting you
  • Opportunities to attend training with other Teaching Assistants in local schools
  • Opportunities to study for the Higher Level Teaching Assistant Qualification
  • Support for those that wish to further their career in teaching
  • Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme (defined benefit scheme)

We are looking particularly for someone who has:

  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • High level of personal and emotional resilience
  • Lots of patience
  • Capacity to be flexible
  • Ability and confidence to use initiative whilst respecting advice from professionals

Darley Dene is part of the Lumen Learning Trust. For more information about the school or the Lumen Learning Trust itself, please look at our website.

Start date : As soon as possible.

Interviews:  Date to be confirmed 

Salary: PS3  £17,459 

Closing Date : 9am on Friday 17th May 2024.  However,  applications will be considered upon receipt and we therefore reserve the right to interview/appoint before the closing date.

Previous applicants need not apply.

To apply please complete the application form; we do not accept CVs.


Safeguarding Statement:

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974. If you are appointed you will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check. You are required to declare any cautions, convictions, reprimands or final warnings which are not protected (i.e. that are not filtered out*), as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended). You are also required to disclose any pending criminal proceedings against you or current police investigations, including those relating to other employment or matters outside work. Having a criminal record will not necessarily prevent you from taking up appointment; it will depend on the nature of the offence(s) and their relevance to the post you are applying for. However, should you not declare any of the above and this is subsequently revealed, for example through the DBS check, then this may place your employment in jeopardy. Any information given will be treated in the strictest confidence and with due regard to the ROA and data protection legislation.

Lumen Learning Trust is committed to Safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. To achieve this, we will ensure continuous improvement and development of robust Safeguarding processes and procedures that promote a culture of Safeguarding amongst our staff and volunteers. All posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references, it is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. Please note that under safer recruitment practices Lumen Learning Trust cannot accept CVs or letters in place of completed application forms.

We welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

Darley Dene Primary School

Darley Dene Primary School

Part of Lumen Learning Trust

Lumen Learning Trust