Teaching Assistant

Fox Grove School
Leatherhead, Surrey
Contract Type
Part Time, Term Time
£21,108-£21,776 FTE, £15,058-£15,535 pro rata
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
29th May 2024 11:59 PM
Contract Type
Job ID
Job Reference
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1381705

Working Pattern:

30 hours per week/39 weeks per year

Monday to Friday 8.45 - 3.15pm with a 30 minute unpaid break

We have an exciting opportunity for Teaching Assistants to join the team at Fox Grove School. You will be part of a team of teaching assistants, who support the pupils by providing the best quality universal, targeted and specialist support in all areas of their Education and Health Care Plan (EHCP). A great training package is provided. With the right support in place, every pupil can access a broad & balanced creative curriculum.

Teaching assistant professional development is of the upmost importance at Fox Grove. New knowledge is shared, and time is provided for teaching assistants to collaborate on what they have learnt and how this will impact on their classroom practice.

Fox Grove School will be expanding the number of pupils from September 2023. We are looking to recruit teaching assistants (flexible working requests accepted), for our new two new classes.

Fox Grove School are looking for Teaching Assistants from a wide range of backgrounds:

  • Any employment background will be considered, we just need a commitment to bringing out the best in all Fox Grove pupils
  • Anyone who is interested in learning more about SEND and/or education
  • Mainstream practitioners who want to experience working with young people with SEND
  • College / university leavers wanting to explore the world of education and SEND

Fox Grove will support your professional development to become outstanding classroom practitioners in your area of interest, this includes:

The opportunity to support a personalised curriculum. Working creatively with others including specialists e.g., therapists.

Being part of The Howard Partnership Trust that has expertise in all areas of SEND as it is a family of primary, secondary, specialist centres and special schools. Click here to find out more about the THPT Team.

Provide an opportunity for you to be a lead practitioner in your area of interest e.g., academic or EHCP areas and to share this expertise with others.

A comprehensive and interesting induction and training package including:


  • Positive Behaviour Management training 
  • Being a compassionate school
  • Pedagogy of reading, writing and mathematics.
  • Targeted interventions (Attention Autism, Augmented Communication, Zones of Regulation, Social Thinking and Emotion Coaching)

THPT offers:

An opportunity to be part of a dynamic and developing organisation

An excellent benefit package to include Cycle to Work, Sainsbury’s Loyalty Discount and access to discount schemes

A fantastic Local Government Pension Scheme, including generous employer contributions

Full access to the Employee Assistance Programme from Education Support

All adults employed by the Trust have a responsibility for data protection and have a duty to observe and follow the principles of the GDPR Regulations. 

The Howard Partnership Trust welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation. 

All applicants must be able to provide evidence of their Right to Work in the UK prior to commencement of employment. As part of our need to comply with UK immigration rules, you will be required to provide Home Office stipulated documentation prior to interview.

Early applications are encouraged.  We reserve the right to interview and appoint prior to the closing date of this advertisement.

Essential Criteria

Values and Behaviours

The Howard Partnership Trust is a values-based organization which seeks to recruit individuals who can demonstrate our values.

Our values will be assessed through the selection process. We therefore ask all applicants when providing their supporting statement to incorporate not only how they meet the essential criteria for the role but to also how they demonstrate our values.

Our THPT values are:

  • Integrity 
  • Partnership 
  • Advocacy 
  • Resilience 
  • Compassion 
  • Aspiration 


Safeguarding Statement:

Fox Grove School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
Fox Grove School

Fox Grove School

Part of The Howard Partnership Trust

The Howard Partnership Trust