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1:1 Teaching Assistant

Park Avenue, Staines, Surrey, TW18 1AJ
Riverbridge Primary School
Term Time
£13,845 for 8.30 - 3.20 & £6,922 for 12.00 - 3.20
16th September 2022
Start Date
As soon as possible
28th September 2022 12:00 PM
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  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1271472

We are looking to appoint two Teaching Assistants to join our dedicated and committed staff, to work 1:1 supporting children with additional needs.   The hours for the first vacancy are 8.30 a.m. - 3.20 p.m.  and the hours for the second vacancy are 12.00 noon - 3.20 p.m.

Riverbridge Primary School is a three-form entry school, which enjoys a diverse catchment, a vibrant community and a strong team spirit, committed to ensuring the provision is right for every child.

Riverbridge is part of the Lumen Learning Trust, a successful local multi-academy trust and benefits greatly from the collaborative working across the schools.  Professional development is central to our ethos and the successful candidate will gain from a wide range of in-house and external learning opportunities.

We are looking for the right candidate to join our team.  Ideally we require people who have:

Experience of working with children with special educational needs

Good written and verbal communication skills (GCSE or equivalent A* - C in Maths and English)

A 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

Positively promote inclusion and have high expectations for all children

Self-aware, reflective and keen to improve their practise with high aspirations both for themselves, their children and the school

If you would like to apply,  please complete the online application.

Closing dates for applications is Wednesday 28th September 2022

Interviews will be held on Monday 3rd October 2022

We positively encourage informal visits to the school, and look forward to showing you around. Please contact the school to arrange a visit.


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.

Riverbridge Primary School

Riverbridge Primary School

Part of Lumen Learning Trust

Lumen Learning Trust