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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    12 April 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    25 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Inner-London salary, commensurate with experience

What skills and experience we're looking for

Role overview

We are seeking energetic and enthusiastic individuals to join the school to provide support and assistance to groups of children in our Primary Phase.

We are looking for someone, who has a passion for education and supporting all children to be successful. They should be reflective and ready to learn.

You will set high standards for pupil engagement and be well organised. You will prepare and supervise activities, and support children at all times.

This role would suit someone keen to work in a school or someone keen to get experience prior to embarking on teacher training.

Personal specification

  • Proven ability to motivate others towards an aspirational goal (D).

  • Values driven (R);

  • Strong belief in excellent outcomes for all, especially the most

  • vulnerable (R);

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal & organisational skills

  • Have the belief that all children deserve a life of choice and opportunity (R)

  • We will invest in any necessary training for you.

We will invest in any necessary training for you.

Main responsibilities

  • Work alongside teachers to support learning in the classroom, ensuring that the environment is set up to enable all pupils to succeed

  • To keep records of pupils’ progress and share these with colleagues using the school practices;

  • To plan, run and evaluate necessary intervention to support key children in the year group;

  • To support children on the playground and at lunchtime, to make the most of these less structured periods.

  • Take responsibility for own professional development, identifying areas for development and proactively seeking opportunities to grow;

  • Follow all school policies, including all those related to safeguarding and pupil safety;

  • Communicate effectively with parents ensuring that they are informed of progress and how they can support at home; and

  • Organise equipment and materials for use inside the classroom.

  • To do whatever it takes to support all children to go on and live a life of choice and opportunity.

You will always follow all school practices and protocols relating to

Safeguarding and Child Protection and will act as a guardian and

steward of the building and the community, ensuring that resources are taken care of and managed effectively. You will proactively take responsibility for your own development, seeking opportunities to learn, grow and lead.

You will undertake any other duties as directed by the Leadership Team.

How to apply

1. Please read our ‘Safer recruitment’ statement in the job pack.

2. Follow this link to complete an online application form.

  • The deadline for application is Friday 12th April 2024, at 5pm. We actively encourage early applications. Applications will be reviewed as and when they are received.

If you would like to have an informal conversation to discuss the role, please contact the co-headteacher for Primary, Tilly Browne on matilda.browne@reachacademy.org.uk or the co-headteacher for Secondary, Beck Owen on beck.owen@reachacademy.org.uk

What the school offers its staff

Employee benefits

We care deeply about our entire team. In order to take care of our students, we need to take care of one another. For this reason, Reach Schools offer great employee benefits throughout the year.

  • Weekly instructional coaching - Professional development is important to us, so much so that we offer collaborative and non-hierarchical coaching in a fun and shame-free environment, every week.

  • 10 inset days - To ensure outstanding staff training and provide time to deeply understand pupil data and plan for great outcomes.

  • 5 days term time leave - We understand that accessing desired time off for teachers and school staff can be difficult. Throughout the year, we offer opportunities for team members to accrue term-time leave.

  • Flexible Working - A diverse workforce with work-life balance is crucial for our school's stability. If you need to adjust your schedule for personal commitments or seek part-time or hybrid working, don’t hesitate to let us know.

  • Enhanced maternity pay - Reach Schools value families and community relationships. For this reason, we aim to be a support system for staff who are on maternity leave.

  • Free Friday breakfast - On Fridays we show our appreciation to one another as a staff team with encouraging shout-outs and delicious pastries.

Commitment to safeguarding

Reach Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the processwelfare of children and young people.

In order to meet this responsibility all candidates will be subjected to a
rigorous selection process to discourage and screen out unsuitable

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About Reach Academy Feltham

School type
Free School, ages 4 to 18
School size
921 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 18
Phone number
0208 893 1099

Welcome to Reach Academy Feltham. Our staff are all driven by our mission to equip all of our pupils with the skills, attitudes and academic qualifications to enable them to go on to enjoy lives of choice and opportunity. Our school focuses on bringing together the whole community in a shared dedication to do whatever it takes to achieve successful outcomes for the children we all love and care for.

We have the highest academic expectations whilst maintaining a loving, family-focused culture. As the Co-Headteachers, and supported by our Senior Leadership Team, we aim to know every pupil as an individual, harnessing the power of family relationships and all-through knowledge, to ensure that we can tailor our curriculum, support and resources to meet each child's needs and desires.

Arranging a visit to Reach Academy Feltham

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@reachacademy.org.uk.

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