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  • Closing date

    22 March 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    9 March 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - To be discussed with candidate

Actual salary

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What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for enthusiastic Teaching Assistants to support our Teachers in delivering high quality learning. The ideal candidates will have a relevant qualification and/or previous experience working with children, although training will be given for the right person new to learning support. This role may also suit someone considering teaching as a future career, and wishes to gain experience supporting teaching and learning.

Good verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to work effectively as part of a team is essential, as well as a love of learning and the desire to support our children achieve the best they can.

What the school offers its staff

  • highly motivated children with a love of learning
  • family friendly term time working
  • competitive salary and annual performance progression;
  • professional development support;
  • two weeks’ autumn half term; and
  • membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution

The successful candidates would be extremely well supported, working alongside a passionate team of teachers. The working pattern is Monday - Friday, term time only, and we have two vacancies, one from 8.30am-1.30pm and one from 8.30am-3.15/3.30pm. The actual annual salaryis £10,467 for 25 hours per week and £13,607 for 32.5 hours per week, term time only 38 weeks per annum.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The position advertised is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check. Staff and governors have also established a code of conduct, an extract is included within this pack, which applies to all members of the school community.
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About Thames Ditton Junior School

School type
Academy, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
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School size
Up to 436 pupils
Age range
7 to 11

Thames Ditton Junior School is a popular 3 form entry school located on the borders of south west London, with 360 pupils from Year 3 to Year 6. The school also has learning and additional needs provision, supporting 16 pupils who have moderate learning needs and/or speech and language needs. The school has recently converted to academy status and joined Hinchley Wood School and Hinchley Wood Primary School in a multi academy trust – the Hinchley Wood Learning Partnership. Our excellent academic results affirm the dedication and hard work of our children and staff, and the support of our parents and families; this success puts our children in prime positions in an increasingly competitive world. We know, however, that learning is about more than this; we are determined to support our students in Thames Ditton - it is resilience and strength of character; the development of this in school, alongside a curiosity and zest for learning, and the embedding of growth mindsets that ensures our children can flourish, progressing confidently to the next stages of their academic, working or personal journeys. I Our children are at the heart of all we do here. Our values are important to us. We all strive to develop these values: determination, honesty, respect, kindness, co-operation, responsibility and belonging in order that our children leave us equipped ready for their future.

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