Teaching Assistant

Prendergast School, London, SE4 1LE

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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    28 November 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    17 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Scale 3 (point 5 to 6) £26,193 - £26,625

What skills and experience we're looking for

We wish to appoint a Teaching Assistant to join our successful Learning Support Department to support the delivery of learning and work programmes in the classroom. The postholder will support and encourage SEND students to develop their skills and knowledge, giving guidance within and outside of the classroom. You will assist with the preparation of learning materials and resources for lessons and displays around the school.

The role includes being responsible for agreed learning activities under the supervision and guidance of the SENCO and teaching staff, in accordance with school policies and guidance. This may involve planning, preparing and delivering learning activities for individuals/ groups and monitoring students. You will assess, record and report on the students’ achievement, progress and development.

The role also involves supervising students at lunchtime on a rota basis.

The successful candidate will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, relate well to children and possess Maths and English GCSE Grade C or above (or equivalent).

The post may appeal to those who are looking to become a teacher and would like to gain some experience before applying.

Hours: 35 hours a week, 39 weeks a year (term time only + 5 Inset Days)

Actual Salary: £22,531 - £22,902 per annum

What the school offers its staff

Prendergast School is an Outstanding 11-16 Girls School with a mixed 6th Form students and benefits from being part of the Leathersellers’ Federation of Schools. Awarded its third Outstanding OFSTED grading in a row in November 2013, the school has been leading girls’ education in Lewisham for over 130 years.

The school is committed to staff wellbeing and offers a comprehensive coaching programme for all staff.

You will have the opportunity to work with a forward thinking staff and school leadership team who have students’ wellbeing, development and progress as their core purpose.

Further details about the role

Interviews: 1st and 2nd December 2022

Commitment to safeguarding

The Leathersellers’ Federation of Schools is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and all employees are required to have an Enhanced DBS Disclosure.

Appointment will be subject to qualifications, experience checks and satisfactory references.

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About Prendergast School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1007 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School location

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