Teaching Assistant

James Dixon Primary School, London, SE20 8BW

13 days remaining to apply

  • Application deadline

    15 July 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    20 June 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Annual or full time equivalent salary

£21,398 - £21,770 fte SAT 4

Actual salary

£14,922 - £15,182 pro rata

Teaching Assistant job summary


30 hours a week, Monday to Friday

Term Time plus 5 staff development days

We have an opportunity for a Teaching Assistant to join our team.

As a Teaching Assistant, you will help provide a complimentary service to teachers and pastoral staff in the school, delivering tailored teaching activities to pupils on either a one to one basis or in small groups or the classroom. You will be helping children to overcome their learning barriers and to form positive relationships with their peers.

Key duties will be:
• To set our learning resources under the direction of the class teacher;
• To complete basic records with details as specified by the teacher;
• To Provide each child with the level and type of individual support as specified by the teacher;
• To build a good relationship with the pupils.

If you have G.C.S.Es of grade c or above (or equivalent) in English, Maths and Science or significant relevant experience, experience of working with children in a similar environment and are able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, then we would be keen to receive your application.

Other TA related qualifications and an understanding of the needs of SEND (Special Educational Needs) pupils would be an advantage but are not essential.

James Dixon Primary School is a vibrant, diverse, caring and happy community. We embrace our diversity and feel privileged to be part of a multicultural school. Everyone is committed to providing the best learning opportunities for our pupils, children are able to strengthen independence, accept challenge and believe in themselves.

Join us to benefit from:
• Local Government Pension Scheme – with a generous employer contribution;
• Employee Assistance Programme – Wellbeing and advice;
• Ride to Work Scheme;
• Eye test reimbursement;
• Employee Referral Recruitment Incentive.

Applying for the job

Full details of the requirements of the post can be found in the accompanying recruitment pack.

If you are interested in this post, please contact Thanh Ly, HR Administration Officer for an informal discussion. jdpoffice@swale.at and 0208 778 6101

Completed applications should be sent to Thanh Ly, HR Administration Officer, thanh.ly@swale.at or by post to James Dixon Primary School, William Booth Road, Annerley, London SE20 8BW. Please note, we cannot accept CVs.

If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact recruitment@swale.at or 01795 426091 (option 2)

We are happy to discuss any support you may need during your application process as part of our reasonable adjustment approach.

In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details / application forms on file once the position is filled.

Interview Date: Week Commencing 18th July 2022

Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from ROA and will require an enhanced DBS disclosure

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Supporting documents

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About James Dixon Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
440 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Contact email
Contact phone number
0208 7786101

At James Dixon we recognise the benefits and positive impact that Learning Outside the Classroom and The Arts have on our pupils. We are committed to ensuring that pupils have real and memorable experiences which enable them to have fun, experience personal success, feel challenged and become productive citizens.

We want pupils to take pride in their school and local community, in turn, growing to understand their roles and responsibilities as global citizens.

We value respect, cooperation, resilience and honesty. Pupils are encouraged to work towards their personal goals through our broad, exciting and original curriculum. We want everyone to embrace our ethos, ‘Learning to be the best I can’

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