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Teaching Assistant

Salfords Primary School
Redhill, Surrey
Contract Type
Full Time, Part Time, Term Time
Associate 2 £21,544 - £23,582 FTE
Start Date
To Be Confirmed
27th June 2024 04:59 PM
Contract Type
Job ID
Job Reference
Sal - 06/24 CK
Start Date
To Be Confirmed
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1429150

A fantastic opportunity to develop your career with the team at Salfords Primary School. 

Be part of our creative and passionate team as we plan the next step on our journey, and Grow, Learn and Flourish within GLF Schools.

Your opportunity

Salfords Primary School is looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant who will play a key role in providing support for children across both Key Stage 1 & 2. As an academy within GLF Schools, we benefit from sharing outstanding resources, and support in every aspect of school life from learning and teaching to staffing and educational expertise.

If successful in this role, you will support the Class Teacher in the teaching and well-being of the children, ensuring they fulfil their potential in accordance with the targets that are set. You will also support the wider school, led by the Headteacher, promoting the well-being of staff and children in the school.

We believe in inclusive lifelong learning and would be very interested to hear from you if you have worked specifically with children with special educational needs. This opportunity has the flexibility, for the right candidate and offers hugely rewarding work as well as career progression.At Salfords, we pride ourselves on the commitment and dedication of the entire staff body and we proudly promote our passion and desire to assist in the educational development and enhancement of each and every child within our school.  We are looking for individuals that are passionate, enthusiastic and committed to a career within education and childcare.

About Salfords Primary School

Our School sits within a newly established cluster of schools, overseen by a Regional Director. Along with Salfords, our cluster includes the following other schools; Southgate Primary School, Forge Wood Primary School, Kilnwood Vale Primary School, Greenway Junior School, Lime Tree Primary School, Merstham Primary School . 

This is an exciting opportunity to work collaboratively with colleagues across this cluster, to share expertise and experience, ensuring all children in our schools receive an excellent education and reach their potential. It also provides opportunities for career progression across the cluster and gives you the chance to further your professional development.

 We believe that everyone learns best when they are happy and we aim to achieve this through our school values of excellence, respect, courage and kindness. We look forward to working with the whole school community as we continue the school’s journey to excellence.

What we are looking for

  •  Be interested in a career working with children with additional educational needs.
  •  Be able to stay calm and objective when presented with unusual or challenging behaviour.
  •  Be enthusiastic and committed to working as part of a team.
  •  Be a confident and clear communicator.
  •  Be committed to their development and learning.

Why work at Salfords Primary School

  •  A supportive and approachable senior management team.
  •  An expanding network of Nurseries and Schools.
  •  An exciting opportunity to develop your skills.• Job satisfaction.
  •  On-site mentors and support
  •  The opportunity to work in an expanding and developing Educational Trust, GLF.

Join the GLF Schools Community

As a part of GLF Schools, you will join a community of staff dedicated to transforming education. With regular progression discussions, there will be a wealth of opportunities for you to grow your career, whether in one of our 42 academies or in our central team.

  •  Celebrating 10 years as a growing Multi Academy Trust with over 2,000 colleagues and over 17,000 pupils
  •  Founded upon the values of Respect, Inclusivity, Integrity and Kindness
  •  42 primary and secondary schools across 7 Local Authority areas across the south of England
  •  We work as a community whilst ensuring each school maintains its own unique identity
  •  Committed to ensuring all children and young people receive the best possible education.

GLF Schools Employment Offer

GLF Schools has a generous employment offer, which allows all our colleagues to Grow, Learn and Flourish

  •  Access to our highly competitive Local Government Pension Scheme
  •  Flexible working options
  •  Generous holiday allowance
  •  Work life and family friendly policies
  •  Employee wellbeing initiatives
  •  Access to a staff benefits portal
  •  Community and collaboration working model

Please read the attached Join Our Community candidate pack for further information.

The Details

Full or Part time applications will be considered 39 weeks per year (Term time) 

Salary: FTE: £21544 - £23,582  (Pro Rata 31.5 hours £16,217 - £17,751)

Closing date for applications – 27/06/24

Interview date – TBC - 

Visit's to the School are welcome please contact the school office.

Due to the volume of applications if you do not hear back from us within 2 weeks of your application then on this occasion you have not been successful.


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. GLF Schools recognises and celebrates the diversity of its schools and their communities. There is a shared commitment across the Trust to develop further a culture of respect, where discrimination is not tolerated, and individuals are treated equitably and fairly and feel a sense of belonging. We strive for an inclusive environment where staff, children and students are comfortable to express their own identity, should they wish, in which diversity and inclusion is of mutual benefit for everyone in our schools. 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 the 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.

Salfords Primary School

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