This job expired on 7 July 2021

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2021

  • Application deadline

    7 July 2021 at 4:00pm

  • Date listed

    21 June 2021

Job details

Early years, KS1, KS2
Working pattern
Contract type
£23,427-£23,852 pro rata

Job summary

The Governors wish to appoint an experienced Teaching Assistant to join our happy and successful school. The ideal candidate will have a passion for learning and hold high expectations of themselves and the children. The successful candidate will provide general teaching support across a year group, as well as working with SEND pupils and leading small group interventions. Our pupils are keen to learn and well behaved; making excellent progress within the calm and nurturing learning environment that we provide. The appointed candidate will benefit from access to the high quality training, including opportunities for peer observation. 

We offer: 

  • A happy and successful school committed to securing high levels of achievement for all pupils; 

  • Motivated pupils with good standards of behaviour; 

  • Effective and embedded plans and procedures; 

  • Well resourced classrooms; 

  • Supportive staffing structure; 

  • A dedicated CPD Leader and ongoing mentoring and training opportunities; 

  • Excellent public transport links. 

We welcome applicants who have: 

  • Experience of successfully supporting learning within a primary school setting; 

  • Evidence of building strong relationships with children, staff and parents; 

  • High expectations, a passion for helping every child succeed and the drive to go that extra mile; 

  • Excellent communication skills in written and verbal English; 

  • Strong academic background, including a pass in GCSE Maths and English; 

  • A commitment to our ethos and values. 

This job post has expired.

School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
School size
413 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact phone number
020 8980 3020

About Old Palace Primary School

Welcome to our school website, which we hope will be informative and give you a flavour of the school’s aims and achievements. Everything we do at Old Palace is intended to ensure that the children are happy at school, love learning and become the best that they can be. We appreciate that every child has unique talents, abilities and preferences in learning and we constantly strive to help each child develop the learning skills they will need to prosper in later life. In doing so, we appreciate the need for effective partnerships with parents to ensure that learning continues beyond the school gate and have in place a range of initiatives to support parents in helping their child. In addition to helping our pupils achieve academically, we also wish to create healthy and active citizens, who care for and respect each other, who make wise behaviour choices and who challenge discrimination in all its forms. The school is committed to providing a broad and balanced curriculum, enriched through regular educational visits and successful links with our community and business partners. The importance of emotional and physical well being is taught through our fitness, sports and PHSE programmes and we have invested heavily in the use of new technology to make certain that our pupils have access to this, especially as it may not always be available to them at home. This together with the skills and dedication of our staff allows Old Palace to continue to provide its pupils with the best possible start to their education.

Arranging a visit to Old Palace Primary School

 Visits can be arranged by contacting the school on 0208 980 3020 

School location

St Leonard's Street, London, E3 3BT

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