Teaching Assistant

Thamesmead School, Shepperton, Middlesex, TW17 9EE

7 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    31 August 2022

  • Application deadline

    23 May 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    9 May 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term (One year in the first instance)

Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary

£18,013 to £18,957

Actual salary

£12,796 to £13,466

Teaching Assistant job summary

We are looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant with the ability to support students across the curriculum on a fixed term contract. You should enjoy the challenges and rewards of working with teaching staff to support pupils, individually or in small groups.

Previous experience of working with young people is desirable as is an interest in supporting students who have learning and behavioural needs.

The role is an exciting chance to play a pivotal role in a supportive and friendly team and is also a great opportunity for those wishing to pursue a career in secondary teaching.

You should also have:

- Basic language, literacy, numeracy and IT skills.
- Be educated to a minimum of GCSE (or equivalent) level.
- Good communication skills and a commitment to equal opportunities.

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About Thamesmead School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1023 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
01932 219 448

The school is situated to the West of London with good rail and road access. Our location means our staff enjoy living in areas such as West and South West London, Surrey and Berkshire making fantastic choices for city, suburban or rural living available.

Thamesmead students and staff are friendly and fun to work with. They like coming into school, behave well in class and achieve good results. In 2019 85% of our Year 11 students achieved grade 4 or above in both English and Maths. They have achieved positive Progress 8 scores each year and our score places us in the top 17% of schools in England.

"Pupils behave well, are co-operative and respectful towards their teachers and each other. Strong leadership aims to ensure that the school provides the best possible standards of teaching and learning."- Ofsted.

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