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Higher Level Teaching Assistant

West Drive, Cheam, Surrey, SM2 7NA
Cuddington Croft Primary School
Term Time
Specialist: £22,500 - £31,000 FTE
30th March 2021
Start Date
As soon as possible
21st April 2021 12:00 AM
Contract Term
Job ID
Start date
As soon as possible
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1142362

Are you ready to join a successful, nurturing, high achieving primary school as a Higher Level Teaching Assistant?

Cuddington Croft Primary School is looking to appoint a proactive, inspiring and highly motivated Higher Level Teaching Assistant to join our supportive school.

Your Opportunity:

This is an exciting opportunity for individuals who are dedicated, enthusiastic professionals who will play a key role in delivering high quality teaching and learning. For 5 afternoons the candidate will be required to cover classes throughout the school to allow teachers to be released for PPA time/Leadership time.

Successful candidates will play an integral role in the behaviour, communication, social and emotional development of children and actively assist our teachers through delivering high quality lessons for our children.

You will be a valued member of our team - a team of dynamic and dedicated individuals, aspiring to improve the educational outcomes of children in our care.

About Cuddington Croft Primary School:

Cuddington Croft is a two-form entry primary school, located in Cheam, Surrey, with just under 500 children aged 3 - 11. Children at Cuddington Croft thrive in a caring and nurturing environment, are happy at school and enjoy learning. We promote lifelong learning through an enriched curriculum and are proud of our pupils’ exemplary behaviour and our SATs results. We are a learning community, where staff are of the highest calibre and parents are encouraged to be active in school life. As part of the GLF Academy with 40 schools across 5 regions, our staff have a wealth of opportunities for career development and growth.

What we are looking for:

You will be:

An effective communicator.

Experienced in teaching whole classes across Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2.

Able to develop an understanding of the educational, welfare and social needs of the children that you are supporting.

Experienced in regularly teaching a sequence of lessons to whole classes using a variety of teaching strategies.

Able to promote high standards of behaviour and a good work ethos.

Able to utilise a variety of teaching strategies to engage and support children in their learning.

Able to relate exceptionally well with children and to go that extra mile to help them achieve.

Able to demonstrate flexibility and adaptability when faced with a variety of different situations.

Enthusiastic and committed to working as part of a team.

Experienced in how to observe and assess progression and attainment in order to give feedback to staff.

Why work at Cuddington Croft Primary School:

We provide:

A warm, welcoming environment where the focus is on developing and nurturing a lifelong love of learning.

An opportunity to work as part of a highly motivated, engaged and supportive team.

A friendly and approachable team of enthusiastic colleagues.

Exceptional CPD opportunities through our tailored CPD programme.

An exciting chance to assist in the educational progression of young children.

The Details

Salary: Specialist £22,500 - £31,000 FTE per annum

Pro Rata:£6,652 - £9,165

Hours of work: 12.5 hours per week, 38.6 weeks per year

Closing date for applications:  20 April 2021


Safeguarding Statement:

GLF Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

As a Trust, we are happy to discuss flexible working opportunities. We particularly welcome applicants from under- represented groups including those based on ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

We also reserve to right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.

Please be advised that references may be requested on receipt of your application. Please state if you wish this to be delayed until shortlisting/interviews have taken place.
Cuddington Croft Primary School

Cuddington Croft Primary School

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