22 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    To be confirmed

  • Closing date

    11 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    8 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

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Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern


Contract type

Fixed term - 1 year, subject to school funding

Full-time equivalent salary

(£28,128 – £30,309 FTE) ACTUAL SALARY: £21,399 – £23,059 PRO RATA

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will:

  • Have a positive, enthusiastic approach with an energy and passion for working with young children,
  • Have excellent communication skills who maintains positive relationships with pupils, staff and parents/carers,
  • Have experience of working with children with SEN,
  • Be able to work as part of a team, but also use initiative and self-direction when needed,
  • Be calm and patient,
  • Have determination and drive to ensure that every pupil fulfils their full potential,
  • Be flexible, adaptable, embracing new ideas and have a pro-active approach,
  • Have a commitment to achieving high standards.

What the school offers its staff

We offer:

Well behaved children who have a love of learning at our school

A friendly and supportive team with high morale who all champion children’s well-being

A very well resourced and attractive environment

A strong ethos of high expectations and challenge for the whole community

Excellent professional development and career enhancement opportunities

Excellent induction and a support programme for all staff new to the school

A chance to work in a diverse, inclusive and vibrant community with excellent transport links

Further details about the role

We are seeking to employ dedicated teaching assistants who are motivated to do the best for children within EYFS and in KS1/KS2. This is an excellent opportunity for a well-spoken, talented and dedicated individual willing to join a dynamic team. The successful candidates will have the passion and experience of working within children in Early Years and in KS1/KS2. They will be confident in their ability to support and inspire children and foster their enthusiasm for learning.

Albion Primary School is a happy, inclusive and creative school where children thrive and where innovation, initiative and creativity are encouraged. Our children are exceptional and keen to learn and all members of our school community are valued.

This is an exciting time to join our school. If this role sounds like the job for you and if you would like any more information, please do not hesitate to contact Mick Reddon-Owen, School Business Manager – finance@albion.southwark.sch.uk or arrange an informal telephone conversation (02072373738) ahead of making your application.

Application packs are available to download from this advert, by email or from our website. The role is linked to and subject to school funding and therefore will be fixed term for 1 year in the first instance.

CVs will not be accepted.

Commitment to safeguarding

Albion Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and well-being of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Albion Primary School is a Safeguarding school. The successful applicant will be subject to appropriate checks and undertake an enhanced DBS and where appropriate to the post, a requirement to complete a Childcare Disqualification declaration for Albion Primary School.

Applicants will be considered on the basis of suitability regardless of sex, race, marital status or disability. Disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria will be interviewed.

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.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to finance@albion.southwark.sch.uk

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About Albion Primary School

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

We are community primary school situated in the heart of Rotherhithe with excellent transport links across London including the Jubilee Line at Canada Water and the London Overground at Rotherhithe. The school serves a socially, culturally and ethnically diverse community. We have high expectations of our pupils and want to ensure that we provide the best possible education so that our children achieve both academically and have the opportunity to broaden their knowledge and experience of life.

The school is highly respected in the local community and has built strong relationships with parents, carers and the wider school community. Albion is the first choice of school for many of our families.

School location

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