Where Possible Interviews Will Be Held On Site Within Our Schools And We Will Adhere To Our Current Covid Policy For External Visitors. Otherwise Interviews Will Be Held Remotely By Teams.
Working Pattern: Monday To Friday 08.30am – 15.30pm With A 60 Minute Unpaid Lunch Break.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Teaching Assistant to join the team at Meadhurst Primary School. This role supports the class teacher with their responsibility for the development and education of children in schools, which may include pupils with special needs, and assists in delivering and evaluating programmes and adapting teaching materials to suit the particular requirements of individual pupils and groups. They will assist in meeting the pupils’ need for encouragement, reassurance and comfort and attend to their personal requirements and physical care while encouraging independence at all times.
Candidates should possess excellent interpersonal skills and listening skills with a commitment to helping. They should have basic numeracy and literacy e.g. through GCSE qualification in English and Maths or equivalent, or able to evidence ability at an equivalent level. They will be able to work towards Vocational Qualifications Level 1 or have equivalent experience in a relevant field.
Meadhurst Primary School joined The Howard Primary Trust in December 2018 and is on a journey to become an outstanding primary school. We are developing excellent primary pedagogy and practice together with a dynamic and engaging curriculum. We offer an outstanding professional development programme and a successful, supportive and highly strategic Senior Leadership Team.
Meadhurst Primary School is a friendly school, based in Ashford Common Middlesex, and prides itself on offering a caring nurturing, inclusive provision where children can make progress, achieve well and develop their own unique skills and talents. Meadhurst is a three form entry primary school and also provides access and support for pupils with a full range of Special Educational Needs that one would expect to find in an inclusive mainstream primary school, with a designated Speech, Language and Communication Centre which caters for up 20 pupils.
THPT can offer:
• An opportunity to be part of a dynamic and developing organisation
• Excellent benefit package to include Cycle to Work, Sainsbury’s Loyalty Discount and access to discount schemes
• Fantastic Local Government Pension Scheme, including generous employer contributions
• Rewards and Benefits Scheme that includes Loyalty and Service Awards
Interviews may take place prior to the closing date by mutual agreement.
Meadhurst Primary 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.