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Teaching Assistant – Mainstream Classes & Language Unit Classes - Smallwood Primary School

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

The Role

34.5 hours per week (with ½ hour unpaid lunch break)

Term Time Only - 39 weeks per year

Smallwood Primary is a vibrant, creative and ambitious school located in Tooting, London. We are an inclusive school where all children are valued and cared for. Our school vision of ‘Learning together, Learners for life’ promotes our ambition for lifelong learning.  We ensure that each child is given the encouragement and commitment they deserve to believe in themselves, always take part, never give up and treat everyone equally.

We are a school moving forward with purpose to continue to improve the quality of teaching and learning with a commitment to raising standards. We have high aspirations for each and every child.

We are currently looking to expand our highly motivated and enthusiastic team of support staff to support individual pupils and small groups.

We are passionate about the education of our children, continuous professional development of all staff and a strong partnership with parents and the wider community.

You will be a passionate, patient and resourceful individual who will be able to respond positively to the challenges of working with groups and individual pupils of all abilities within a mainstream class. You will also support our pupils to ensure the safety, well-being and good behaviour during breaks. It would be desirable if you have experience of working within the Early Years setting but not essential.

You will be positive and enthusiastic in your approach and will seek to provide the opportunity for the children you are working with to achieve their full potential, both academically and socially. A minimum of G.C.S.E. grade C or above in English and Maths and NVQ Level 3 in Childcare or relevant experience is required.

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

Or for any further details please contact ­­­­the school on the telephone number below.

Completed application should be returned to the school by email to admin@smallwood.wandsworth.sch.uk

Closing date: 24 January 2022 (at 9am)           

Interviews: 26 January 2022

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

Smallwood Primary School & Language Unit

Smallwood Road


SW17 0TW

Tel: 020 8672 6024

Email: admin@smallwood.wandsworth.sch.uk

Headteacher Mrs F Loudon


Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

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