EXPIRED

This job expired on 12 June 2023 – see similar jobs

  • Job start date

    4 September 2023

  • Closing date

    12 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    24 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Part time: The role is term time only working 31.25 hours per week, 8.30am-3.30pm, Monday to Friday with a 45 minute unpaid break.

Contract type

Permanent

Pay scale

Grade 2, spine point 3-5 (24,012-£24,804 pro rata)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a creative, motivated and excellent Learning Support Assistant who would relish the opportunity to join our innovative, inclusive team.

Applicants are required to demonstrate:

  • previous experience working with primary age children and a willingness to work across the school;
  • good Literacy and Numeracy skills, relevant experience or at least NVQ Level 2 qualifications/ equivalent;
  • the ability to work constructively as part of a team, understanding roles and responsibilities within a classroom and a school;
  • strong interpersonal skills with a positive attitude, reflective and with a willingness to improve their practice;
  • able to build strong working relationships with all members of the school community.

What the school offers its staff

Downsview has a diverse and vibrant community and we benefit from a rich variety of cultures and traditions. Our school has a committed and dedicated staff with enthusiastic and friendly children and parents. We offer exciting and creative learning opportunities, a well resourced school with a vast expanse of green space.

Commitment to safeguarding

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Our staff vacancies all require an enhanced DBS check. Downsview is GDPR compliant and is registered with the ICO.

This job post has expired.

Upload additional documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Downsview Primary and Nursery School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
615 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
020 8764 4611

Welcome to Downsview Primary and Nursery School.

'Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.‘ -Aristotle

Visitors to Downsview quickly experience the warmth, energy and positivity of parents, children and staff. Strong relationships here are built on kindness, care and mutual respect and give rise to a valuable sense of community.

We aim to nurture the ‘whole child’ – body, mind and spirit. To this end, classroom learning focuses as much attention on how children learn as on what they learn. Children are encouraged to be ambitious and creative, to explore their learning in depth and push themselves to excel in a wide variety of pursuits.

We recognise that for children to thrive they need to learn to sustain their curiosity and so we embrace innovative approaches to teaching. We want the children to have memorable experiences on their journey to becoming confident, life-long learners. We seek to support all individuals to follow their own passions, whatever they may be, and so build their self-esteem and assurance.

As well as providing a strong academic platform from which to grow, our philosophy is to help children to find their own way towards living a life of purpose and fulfillment. We value and appreciate every single child for what they can bring to our community and offer a safe and trusting environment to enable them to flourish and succeed as they prepare for their future in a fast-changing world.

The link between home and school is integral to your child’s success and we wholeheartedly encourage parents to take an active part in their child's learning and in the life of the school.

Arranging a visit to Downsview Primary and Nursery School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email sec1@downsview.croydon.sch.uk.

School location

Similar jobs nearby

Teaching Assistants

Honeywell Junior School

Honeywell Road, London, SW11 6EF

Teaching Assistant

St James the Great Roman Catholic Primary School

Peckham Road, London, SE15 5LP

Teaching Assistant

Floreat Wandsworth Primary School

305 Garratt Lane, London, SW18 4EQ

After School Care Worker (Part-Time)

Rutherford House School

217 Balham High Road, London, SW17 7BS

Get a job alert when similar jobs are listed

Find more school jobs in London