8 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    26 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    10 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1

Working pattern

Full time: 30.00 hours per week

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


Pay scale

Scale 1c, point 2

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • A good standard of education particularly in English and Mathematics
  • Working with children in mainstream or specialist settings, in a paid or voluntary capacity
  • Work constructively as part of a team, understanding classroom roles and responsibilities and your own position within these
  • Ability to relate well to children and adults
  • Effective use of ICT to support learning
  • Has an awareness of pupils with special educational needs
  • Has sufficient practical and organisational skills to contribute to the preparation, management and use of educational resources
  • Can complete and maintain pupil records
  • Ability to self-evaluate learning needs and actively seek learning opportunities
  • Understanding of relevant policies/codes of practice and awareness of relevant legislation
  • General understanding of EYFS/National curriculum and other relevant learning programmes/strategies
  • Knowledge of strategies to recognise and reward efforts and achievements towards self-reliance that are appropriate to the age and development stage of pupils
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to demonstrate active listening skills
  • Ability to consistently and effectively implement agreed behaviour management strategies
  • Ability to provide levels of individual attention, reassurance and help with learning tasks as appropriate to pupils’ needs, encouraging the pupil to stay on task
  • Ability to monitor the pupil’s response to the learning activities and, where appropriate, modify or adapt the activities as agreed with the teacher to achieve the intended learning outcomes
  • Ability to carry out and report on systematic observations of pupil’s knowledge, understanding and skills
  • Ability to assist in the recording of lessons and assessment as required by the teacher
  • Ability to establish positive relationships with pupils and empathise with their needs
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality on all school matters
  • Has a caring positive attitude towards pupils welfare
  • Positive, patient, resilient and resourceful
  • Hard working, team player
  • Time management & organisational skills

What the school offers its staff

We can offer:

  • Wonderful pupils who are at the heart of everything we do
  • A community that cares about excellence, wonder and learning for life
  • Opportunities for further developing skills and practice in innovative ways
  • An opportunity to support the strategic direction of the school
  • Bought in quality support from the Local Authority
  • A wonderfully proactive PTFA and knowledgeable Governing Body

The post would provide perfect experience for individuals who are thinking of pursuing a career in teaching at a later date. If you are enthusiastic, energetic and want to make a difference to children’s learning we would like to hear from you.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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 sandra.pahari@honeywell.wandsworth.sch.uk

Visas cannot be sponsored.
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About Honeywell Infant School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 7
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
318 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 7
Phone number

Honeywell Infant School is a popular oversubscribed school situated between Wandsworth and Clapham Common. We are looking for a talented individual to join our friendly and supportive staff.

Arranging a visit to Honeywell Infant School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email sandra.pahari@honeywell.wandsworth.sch.uk.

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