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Teaching Assistant

Park Road, Ashford, Surrey, TW15 1EX
The Echelford Primary School
Term Time
£19,313-£20,257 FTE Dependent on hours/experience
2nd February 2023
Start Date
As soon as possible
17th February 2023 09:05 AM
Contract Type
Job ID
Start date
As soon as possible
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1306561

Class Teaching Assistant Vacancy

January 2023

Echelford Primary School is a large, friendly, three form entry primary school in Ashford, Middlesex 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. We are a member of the Lumen Learning Trust, a trust that puts the children's needs at the heart of its provision. We are committed to enabling children to become successful lifelong learners and happy, fulfilled adults who can make positive choices about their future.

The right candidate will be joining a strong, professional team of enthusiastic staff who will work alongside you in a supportive and constructive way. We are looking to appoint a talented Teaching Assistant with a proven record of providing high quality support to children of all abilities, including those with additional educational needs.

We are:

  • A Good school (re-inspected November 2021) on its journey to Outstanding;
  • A cohesive school, where staff and governors are supportive;
  • An innovative school with excellent facilities.

What we offer:

  • Accelerated career development for ambitious Teaching Assistants, which can include gaining HLTA qualifications;
  • A climate where your contributions are valued and positively received by all.

Closing date: Friday 17th February 2023

Interviews: Week commencing Monday 20th February 2023. Suitable applicants will be contacted to arrange a mutually convenient time and may happen earlier than the closing date by mutual agreement, so early applications are encouraged.

How to apply: Please complete the application form found on eteach; 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.

The Echelford Primary School

The Echelford Primary School

Part of Lumen Learning Trust

Lumen Learning Trust