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Early Years Teaching Assistant - Shaftesbury Park Primary School

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

The Role

15 hours per week
Event Linked
To start as soon as possible

Shaftesbury Park Primary School is an award-winning, Rights Respecting State School in Battersea. We are looking for an early years teaching assistants who will play a key role in supporting the class teacher in ensuring that all children to have high expectations of themselves and achieve well. They will be committed to putting the child’s wellbeing first and be interested in supporting vulnerable pupils.


  • Enjoy working with children and be able to develop positive relationships with them.
  • Be able to develop an understanding of the educational, welfare and social needs of the child being supported
  • Have experience of supporting groups of children across the ability range
  • Have relevant training in supporting children with special educational needs in the classroom setting
  • Be able to stay calm and objective when presented with unusual or challenging behaviour
  • Be enthusiastic and committed to working as part of a team
  • Have good communication skills
  • Be flexible with regard to other classroom work

We offer

  • A supportive team of staff.
  • A thorough induction process.
  • Access to excellent professional development.

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

For further information please contact our SBM Mrs Christine Imms by phone on 020 7228 3652 or by email: info@shaftesburypark.wandsworth.sch.uk.

Completed application should be returned to the school either by email info@shaftesburypark.wandsworth.sch.uk or by post.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early to avoid disappointment as we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date.

Closing date: 18th May 2022 (at noon)
Shortlisting: 19th – 20th May 2022
Interviews: From 23rd May 2022 onwards

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 an Enhanced DBS check.

CVs are not accepted.

Shaftesbury Park Primary School
Headteacher: Mrs Bunmi Richards                                            
Ashbury Road, London
SW11 5UW
Tel: 020 7228 3652  Fax: 020 7223 0584
Email: info@shaftesburypark.wandsworth.sch.uk




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