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Teaching Assistant

Elmcourt Road, Tulse Hill, London, Greater London, SE27 9BZ
The Elmgreen School
Full Time, Term Time
NJC Scale 4 (£27,060 - £28,419)
20th January 2023
Start Date
As soon as possible
3rd February 2023 08:40 AM
Contract Type
Job ID
Job Reference
TA - 20-1-23
Start date
As soon as possible
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1301934

Responsible to: SENCO

Pay scale: NJC Scale 4 (7-10)  (£27,060 - £28,419) pro rata TTO

Work pattern:   Full Time , 35 hours per week, Term Time Only

Required for: ASAP

Deadline to apply: Midday, Thursday 2 February

Location of post: The Elmgreen School, SE27 9BZ


Thank you for your enquiry about the key post of Teaching Assistant at The Elmgreen School. We are seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to work as part of our inclusion team who have a passion to see all students succeed and a commitment to ensuring that the students at The Elmgreen School share that passion. You should be able to demonstrate successful experience in supporting students in one or more of the following: Autistic Spectrum Disorders, ADHD, SpLD or Behaviour, Emotional and Social Difficulties.

Key Responsibilities

Support for Students

  • Supervise and provide particular support for students identified on the Special Educational Needs Register, ensuring their safety and access to learning activities
  • Establish constructive relationships with students and interact with them according to individual needs

Support for Teachers

  • Create and maintain a purposeful, orderly and supportive environment, in accordance with lesson plans and assist with the display of students’ work
  • Use strategies, in liaison with the teacher, to support students to achieve learning goals
  • Assist with the planning of learning activities

Dunraven Educational Trust Overview

Dunraven Educational Trust (DET) was established in 2016. It now incorporates Dunraven’s All-Through School, Goldfinch Primary, The Elmgreen School, Rosendale Primary School and Van Gogh Primary. DET is a Trust committed to one overarching aim: excellence for and from everyone. This is an expectation for both the children and adults in a school community. It is achieved in a variety of ways according to the context of each school but within the clear framework established by the Trust.

If you are successful in your application, you will join a staff who are hard-working,

committed, positive in outlook and dedicated to the achievement of our students. We offer:

  • a high standard of professional practice, with bespoke in-house CPD provision, and affiliation to nationally recognised courses and providers;
  • a supportive and collegiate environment,
  • a culture of high trust and accountability that values creativity and innovation, leading practice locally and nationally in a range of fields.

The Elmgreen School is committed to the safety and protection of its students. An enhanced DBS check and a barred list check are conditions of employment for this post.


Safeguarding Statement:

The Elmgreen School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
The Elmgreen School

The Elmgreen School