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Teaching Assistant - Alderbrook Primary School

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

The Role

Hours: 32.5 hours a week / 39 weeks per year (Mon – Friday 8.30 a.m. to 3.30 p.m.)
Start date: January/February 2022
Duration: Permanent*

We are seeking to appoint a committed and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join our vibrant and dedicated staff team.  You would support classroom teachers in teaching and learning to ensure the highest outcomes for our students and work with individual pupils 1:1 and small groups.  We are looking for candidates with initiative who will make a big impact in the life and learning environment of the school.

The position would ideally suit someone who is calm and patient with the ability to inspire and motivate children. Excellent literacy and numeracy skills are essential as well as the ability to work as part of a team. *Although this is advertised as a permanent role we are happy to consider candidates who will be starting a Teacher Training programme in September 2022.

Alderbrook is an ambitious and thriving Primary school and nursery, based in Balham, with excellent transport links (close to Clapham South and Balham tube stations, Balham train station and numerous bus links).

We can offer:

  • Excellent professional development with the potential to access teacher training
  • Enthusiastic and motivated children
  • A caring and supportive whole school community which is culturally diverse and inclusive

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

Completed applications should be returned by email to: bm@alderbrook.wandsworth.sch.uk or by post.

In the interests of the environment and economy, we encourage applications by email.

Closing date: Monday 10th January 2022 (at noon)
Interviews will be held on Wednesday 12th January 2022

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

This post is subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check. Please note we do not accept CVs.

Alderbrook Primary School                                                               
Oldridge Road, Balham
London SW12 8PP
Tel: 020 8673 4913  
Email: info@alderbrook.wandsworth.sch.uk
Head Teacher: Peter Weal




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