Teaching Assistant

Fordway Centre, Ashford, Middlesex, TW15 3DU

Deadline is tomorrow

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    25 September 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    13 September 2022

Job details

Key stages

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

PS3 £16,614 - £17,426 (FTE £19,313 - £20,257)

Teaching Assistant job summary

We are looking to appoint an inspirational Teaching Assistant to support our Primary team of excellent teachers at The Fordway Centre. The role is for 36 hours a week, term time only starting as soon as possible. The successful candidate will have excellent support skills and good all-round knowledge of supporting the education of students and an understanding of Special education, mainstream education and / or Pupil Referral Units.

FWC is a 5-11 Pupil Referral Unit and we are seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to complement our curriculum.

The successful candidate will be:

  • Passionate about inclusion and making sure all students gain an inspirational education.

  • An outstanding practitioner with high expectations of pupils’ achievement and behaviour who is committed to providing high quality support for all children.

  • Able to maintain and drive forward outstanding standards whilst meeting the needs of a very vulnerable group of students.

  • An excellent communicator, able to work inclusively with pupils, staff, parents, Management Committee and other stakeholders.

As a Trust, IET offers staff the following benefits: -

  • A competitive salary

  • A chromebook

  • 'Growing Great Staff' programme that enables you to flourish as a practitioner

  • Weekly internal CPD and numerous external CPD opportunities

  • Opportunities to work with colleagues across the Trust to share resources, ideas and build collaborative relationships

  • A genuine commitment to staff wellbeing and work/life balance

  • Employee Assistance Programme & Pension Scheme

  • Sociable and friendly staff

  • Most importantly…free tea, coffee and biscuits!

If you have a strong commitment to inclusive values, excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to strengthen partnerships, are ambitious to make a difference to the lives of young people and play a significant role in our exciting journey to become a truly excellent school, we would like to hear from you.

FWC forms part of a Multi Academy Trust under the Inclusive Education Trust (IET) which includes Reigate Valley College and Wey Valley College. Please see our school website, employee prospectus for further details about other schools in the Trust. https://www.ietmat.co.uk/

Closing date 11.59pm Sunday 25th September 2022.

For further details regarding this role please contact Linda Whitehorn lwhitehorn@ietmat.co.uk 01784 243365.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosing and Barring checks along with other relevant pre-employment checks. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice, reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all underrepresented groups.

Applying for the job

Candidates will only be considered for shortlisting on completion of a full application form. In accordance with KCSiE and safer recruitment we cannot accept CVs. Applications to be made via the Eteach website under reference 1270166 or follow the link.

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Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Fordway Centre

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 11
School size
5 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11
Contact phone number
01784 243365

FWC is a Pupil Referral Unit for ages 5-11 and we are seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to complement our curriculum.

Arranging a visit to Fordway Centre

We welcome visits to the school. To arrange a visit or if you wish to have an informal chat about the role please contact Linda Whitehorn on 01784 243365 / lwhitehorn@ietmat.co.uk

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