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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    5 July 2024 at 8am

  • Date listed

    17 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time, term time: 5 days per week (27.50 hours) term time only (includes 5 hours per week working as a midday meals supervisor)

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Actual TA salary Scale 3 spine point 5-6 £15,144- £15,373 (22.50 hrs), Midday Supervisor salary Scale 1 spine point 3 £3,268 (5 hrs)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We need teaching assistants:

  • With enthusiasm and high expectations of all children

  • Who can provide targeted support to pupils with additional needs

  • Who can give general assistance to teaching staff both in the classroom and around the school

  • Who can support pupils to play together and enjoy their lunchtimes

  • Who can motivate and support pupils with their learning

  • That are willing to work with pupils aged between 3 years and 11 years of age

What the school offers its staff

We can provide:

  • Enthusiastic pupils, a well-resourced environment & opportunities for professional development

Commitment to safeguarding

At Heronsgate Primary School the health, safety and wellbeing of every child is our top priority.

Our school has policies and procedures in place to deal with safeguarding issues, such as a strict selection and recruitment process for staff and regular volunteers. All candidates must be willing to undergo an enhanced DBS check. As part of the safer recruitment process, candidates shortlisted will be subject to online checks being carried out in accordance with the DfE's Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance.

We will not accept applicants who are not suitable to work with children and young people.

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About Heronsgate Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
750 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
020 8317 0809

Heronsgate is a popular outstanding 4-form entry primary school with a campus in West Thamesmead and one in Woolwich, opposite the Royal Arsenal development.

“This is an exceptional school. Staff and pupils are fully committed to the school’s aim which is ‘to discover and realise the genius in everyone’. Staff said that they appreciate the training and support they receive and that leaders care about their well-being. One member of staff spoke for many when they stated, ‘I would not want to work anywhere else’.”
Ofsted, December 2022

We are well resourced with an attractive outdoor environment and are keen to continue and enhance your professional development. Career progression for our staff is a high priority.

Arranging a visit to Heronsgate Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email ea@heronsgate.greenwich.sch.uk.

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