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Teaching Assistant - Allfarthing Primary School

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

The Role

28.45 hours per week (8.45am – 3.30pm)

Term time only (39 weeks)

Event linked contract

Are you looking to work in a forward thinking, supportive school?

One where children have a real desire to learn and an enthusiastic and respectful atmosphere exists between children and adults.

Allfarthing is looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant who has the skills to support pupils in both KS1 and KS2.  You will be working with a child who has an EHCP and currently in KS1. Experience of working with a child to develop their language skills, help with routines and focus in class would be advantageous.

We wish to appoint a committed teaching assistant, who has experience of working in a primary school, with high expectations of themselves and children.  You must have at least an NVQ L2 teaching assistant qualification as well as Maths and English. You will have good communication skills, which will be utilised in developing positive partnerships with parents and carers.

Allfarthing is a successful school at the heart of the community, close to the centre of Wandsworth where:

  • Everyone feels included and respected
  • Expectations are high with pride in our achievements and those of others
  • Health and happiness are nurtured
  • A love of learning is encouraged and we are always striving to improve

The school has excellent transport links with Wandsworth Town, Clapham Junction and Earlsfield mainline stations easily accessible and on-site parking.

Visits (COVID secure) are very much encouraged and/or initial phone conversations with Debbie Tyson-Gooden. Phone the school to arrange on 020 8874 1301 or email

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An information pack, including a Job Description and Person Specification can be downloaded below.

Alternatively contact Debbie Tyson-Gooden, School Business Manager, by email on or on the above number

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

Applicants are encouraged to address the person specification.

Closing date: 04 October 2021 (at noon)

Interviews: week commencing 11 October 2021

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 an Enhanced DBS check.

CVs are not accepted.    No agencies please.

Allfarthing Primary School

St Ann’s Crescent, Wandsworth

London, SW18 2LR

Tel: 020 8874 1301


Age 3 - 11


Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

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