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After School Care Assistant / Teaching Assistant - John Burns Primary School

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

The Role

23.75 hours per week Mon - Fri 1:00PM to 5:45pm.
Term time only (38 weeks)
Required: As soon as possible

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join this high achieving, popular one form entry school. Based in Battersea, John Burns has a wonderful community spirit that celebrates our diverse population. We are looking for an outstanding individual to be a role model to our children by sharing our vision for “Giving our best and achieving our highest”. The right candidate will have a growth mindset, challenging and inspiring our children through high expectations, both in work and behaviour.

You will need to be pro-active in supporting and engaging pupils in the classroom and in the After School Care facility. You need to be kind, flexible, patient and confident about working with young children including those in our Early Years setting.

English and Maths GCSE grade A-C, or equivalent, essential. Candidates selected for interview must bring evidence of their qualifications with them. We would be very happy to receive applications from graduates and or those with experience in a school setting.

For the right candidate, we can offer:

  • A supportive learning community including regular coaching, mentoring, modelling and positive feedback
  • Many and varied opportunities to foster your passions and talents, including teaching groups
  • Manageable workloads and achievable deadlines
  • Children who have a love of learning, will ask questions and try their best
  • Outstanding behaviour

An Application Form, Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below.

Completed application should be returned to the school either by email: or by post.

Closing date: Friday 24 March – Midday 2023
Interviews: Week Commencing 27 March 2023

If you have not heard from us by the interview date, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This post is subject to a DBS check.

CVs are not accepted.

Wycliffe Road, Lavender Hill, London SW11 5QR
Tel: 020 7228 3857
Fax: 020 7801 0036
Headteacher: Brian Grogan










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