Teaching Assistant

Date posted: 27th Jul 2020 Closing date: 28th Aug 2020 Borough: City of Westminster Position: Teaching Assistant
Interview Date: 4th Sep 2020 Salary: £22,002 School: St Clement Danes CE Primary School

St Clement Danes CE Primary School

Drury Lane, Covent Garden WC2 5SU
Headteacher: Patricia Coxhead Roll: 235 (Nursery – Y6)

(12 month contract, Key Stage 1 or 2)

From September 2020 the Governors and Headteacher are looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant
Band 1, Step 1 £22,002 (pro-rata £18,658)
35.5 hours per week, term time only

Hours: 8.30 am – 4.00 pm – 4 days
8.30 am – 4.30 pm – 1 day

Are you enthusiastic and driven with strong inter-personal skills, looking to join our school in the heart of Covent Garden for a year?

This role is ideal for a graduate who wants to gain high quality experience as a teaching assistant before undertaking teacher training.

St Clement Danes is a thriving and dynamic school in the heart of Covent Garden. We are a genuinely
diverse, multi-cultural progressive Church of England School with lots to offer.

Prospective candidates are required to provide evidence of good literacy and numeracy skills and should have some experience of working with young children, ideally in an educational setting.

The role of teaching assistant will have a major impact on the quality of Teaching and Learning. We are looking for someone who can:
 Work effectively with children to ensure they make progress
 Work as part of the team at the direction of the class teacher to support teaching provision and pupils’ learning
 Under the guidance of the teacher, work with individuals and groups of pupils in class, and in the playground, including those pupils with additional educational
needs, to help them to achieve their full potential
 Support and implement strategies for teaching and learning and help to prepare and organise classroom learning activities
 Contribute to sporting activities at the school, including playtime supervision
 Observe pupils’ performance and use the school systems to provide the teacher with feedback on pupil progress

The successful candidate will be highly motivated and able to form excellent relationships with both children and adults. They will be organised, have clear communication skills and be able to work effectively as part of a team.

We encourage applications from all sectors of the community to reflect our diverse pupil population.

Please return your completed application form to office@stcd.co.uk with ‘Teaching Assistant’ in the subject box.

Closing Date: Friday 28th August 2020, midday
Interviews: Friday 4th September 2020

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share
this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post
including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

We encourage applications from all sectors of the community to reflect our diverse pupil population.

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