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  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    24 January 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    12 January 2022

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
Key stages
Early years, KS1, KS2
Working pattern
Term time
36 hours per week hours are slightly variable core hours are 8:15am to 3:45pm The position is term time only for 39 weeks per year.
Contract type
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
Actual salary

Job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a strong candidate to support teaching and learning at The Alton School
we are looking for an enthusiastic, dynamic reliable and resourceful individual who is able to cope in a high-pressure environment and thrive in an environment where no day is the same.
The post will involve:
• Working with a wide range of class teachers to deliver excellent teaching and learning.
• Coaching children on a 1:1 or group basis.
• Accompanying groups on trips.
• Supporting assessment and evidencing learning
• Working with the teacher to create stimulating classroom displays and learning resources
• Maintaining a safe and positive environment for all learners
• Creating opportunities for all learners to reach their potential, irrespective of ability We offer:
• The opportunity to work with the most wonderful students anywhere in the country
• A warm, mutually supportive and caring ethos with enthusiastic and skilled staff who are highly aspirational and committed to pupil welfare, progress and life-chances
• A positive and enthusiastic, well-resourced and attractive working environment with extensive grounds adjacent to Richmond Park.
• A commitment to working with and within our local community
• Local Government Pension Scheme

  • A happy school - where children smile, they are eager to learn and where standards are high.

  • Support and guidance from your line manager

• High quality administrative support
• Onsite Parking

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Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
School size
200 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Contact phone number

About The Alton School

The Alton is an inclusive community school, next to Richmond Park. We are a one form entry school with extensive facilities that offer our children a wide array of fantastic, vibrant and diverse opportunities. We are also home to a small Resource Base for children with moderate learning difficulties.

The Alton has improved very significantly over recent years and we are extremely proud of all our successes. We are now part of the Quality First Education Trust, a growing multi-academy trust with four south London primary schools as well as Teaching School and Maths Hub designations.

Arranging a visit to The Alton School

Please telephone the school office if you would like to visit the school

School location

Danebury Avenue, London, SW15 4PD

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