9 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    22 April 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    30 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Spine point 2 £23,559 (pay award pending)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you passionate about education?

Do you enjoy working with primary aged children and have the vision to help them succeed?

If so you why not join our lovely community school and be part of a team to ensure that The Alton children are given the opportunity and support they need to fulfil their true potential

The Alton is an inclusive inner London primary school situated next to Richmond Park. Your main priorities will be to support a class of young people, providing support to the whole class and coaching children on a 1:1 or small group basis. Working with children to ensure their educational and emotional needs are met and promoting positive behaviour in a nurturing environment. You will establish professional relationships with the new pupils and their families as well as with other staff in the school.

You will need

    • A great personality and good enthusiasm
    • Experience in an education setting (Primary age range Preferable).
    • Strong communication skills.
    • To be proactive, committed, resilient and reliable.
    • Ability to Work with the teacher to create stimulating classroom displays and learning resources
    • Willingness to provide personal self-care support to pupils

What the school offers its staff

We offer:

  • A supportive working environment in a modern well-equipped building
  • Amazing grounds
  • On site free parking and close to a good transport network
  • Membership of local government pension scheme

Commitment to safeguarding

The Alton is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
All successful applicants will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check. Following recommendations from Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) for an additional pre employment check with effect 1 Sept 22, please note, an online search may form part of this recruitment process.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

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About The Alton School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
190 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number

The Alton is an inclusive community school, next to Richmond Park. We are a one form entry school with extensive facilities that offer our children a wide array of fantastic, vibrant and diverse opportunities. We are also home to a small Resource Base for children with MLD and ASD,.

We are now part of the Quality First Education Trust, a growing multi-academy trust with four south London primary schools.

Arranging a visit to The Alton School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email helen.matthews@thealton.wandsworth.sch.uk.

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