High Level Teaching Assistant

Saxon Primary School
Shepperton, Greater London
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
Part Time
PS6 £12,774 to £13,699
Start Date
2nd September 2024
15th July 2024 09:00 AM
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
Job ID
Job Reference
Start Date
2nd September 2024
  • Contract Type :Fixed term contract
  • Contract Length: 1 year fixed term
  • Job ID: 1434967

Saxon Primary School is a friendly school with a diverse catchment and a wonderful team spirit. The whole school team is committed to ensuring a safe and happy environment where children love learning and thrive. 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 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 recruit a Higher Level Teaching Assistant with a passion for creating lifelong learners, committed to inclusion and equality and has a high expectation of themselves and every child.

Working Hours – 18 hours per week, Wed to Fri 8.30am to 3.15pm. Total 45mins unpaid break. 39 weeks a year (term time plus one week). This role is a fixed term position until 31st August 2025.

We are:

  • A Good school with Outstanding leadership (Ofsted, June 2019)
  • 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

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

The deadline for applications is Monday 15th July 2024. However, please feel free to apply as soon as possible as applications will be considered upon receipt. We reserve the right to interview/appoint before the closing date.

Salary: PS6 £12,774 to £13,699, actual (£29,697 to £31,848 FTE) dependent on experience

Closing date: Monday 15th July 2024

Interviews: Tuesday 16th July 2024

Start date: 2nd September 2024

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


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.

Saxon Primary School

Saxon Primary School

Part of Lumen Learning Trust

Lumen Learning Trust