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Permanent Higher Level Teaching Assistant - John Burns Primary School

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

The Role

32.5 hours per week Mon - Fri 8.00am to 3.45pm.
Term time only (39 weeks)

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join this high achieving, popular one form entry school, based in Battersea. The right candidate will have a growth mindset, challenging and inspiring our children through high expectations, both for work and behaviour.

You will need to plan and deliver learning activities to whole classes, in consultation with the class teacher, during the teachers’ PPA and leadership time, and work in partnership with the class teacher in class to deliver learning activities.

You will need to be pro-active in supporting and engaging pupils in the classroom and during outdoor break times. You need to be kind, flexible, patient and confident about working with young children.

Ability to meet the HLTA standards, education to at least A level standard and GCSE Maths and English, minimum grade A-C qualification required. Graduates are warmly welcome to apply.

Candidates selected for interview must bring evidence of their qualifications with them. We would be very happy to receive applications from graduates. We are proud of the fact that many of our support staff have successfully moved on in their career to train as teachers.

For the right candidate, we can offer:

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

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

Completed application should be returned to the school by email: office@johnburns.wandsworth.sch.uk

Visits are most welcome. If you would like to make an appointment to visit the school, please call: 020 7228 3857 and ask to speak to Mrs Mary Buckley (Business Manager)

Closing date: Friday 3rd December 2021 (at noon)
Interviews: Week Commencing 6th December 2021

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
Email: office@johnburns.wandsworth.sch.uk
Website: www.johnburnsprimary.co.uk
Headteacher: Mr Brian Grogan









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