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Teaching Assistants - Graveney School

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

The Role

36 hours per week

Term Time only (39 Weeks)

Fixed term appointment to July 2021 in the first instance

Required as soon as possible


Would you like the opportunity to work as part of a team of highly experienced and ambitious colleagues? Graveney is an extremely popular and successful 11-18 School, located in South West London, SW17 with the benefit of being situated in beautiful campus style surroundings with excellent facilities and a warm community atmosphere. We have a commitment to providing the best opportunities to all students and to developing the professional skills and career aspirations of our staff, within a supportive and collaborative environment


Designated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted in March 2015 and widely recognised as one of the top 100 state funded schools in the country.


“Top performing local school again, based on an aggregation of the five key accountability measures…”    The Times


Candidates will be passionate about working with our pupils and will be able to demonstrate a caring attitude to the individual, personal and social needs of this age group.  Excellent communication, literacy, ICT skills and ability to work as part of a team are essential requirements for these key roles.


The responsibilities of these key posts will involve guided group work, record keeping, key working with a small group of pupils and developing an in depth knowledge of their SEND needs.  We will expect applicants to undertake training to improve their skills in order to carry out the full responsibilities and expectations required.  Applicants will need to demonstrate the ability to work with minimum supervision, have a flexible and organised approach to work in order to support learners as well as contributing towards assessment data.


Our Teaching Assistants are very much an integral part of all teaching and learning so subject knowledge in a range of curriculum areas to GCSE level is essential.


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


Electronic applications should be returned to recruitment@graveney.wandsworth.sch.uk.  Hard copy applications should be posted or hand delivered to the HR department, Graveney School, Welham Road, London, SW17 9BU.




Further information for candidates, application form and job description, can be found at https://www.graveney.org/Recruitment


Closing Date: 23 September 2020 (at noon)

Interviews: Week commencing 28 September 2020


Interviews will take place under Covid-19 social distancing guidelines.


Please note that applications will be considered for shortlisting as and when they are received. The Trust reserves the right to close the advert at any time.


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.

Please note that we do not accept CVs. Strictly no agencies please.


Graveney School

(Graveney School is part of Graveney Trust)

Welham Road

Tooting, London

SW17 9BU

Tel: 020 8682 7000

Website: www.graveney.org

Principal: Cynthia Rickman


Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

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