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Teaching Assistant (KS1)

Employer: London Borough of Waltham Forest

  • Reference: SCH/17/43459
  • Published on: Mon 18/09/2017 12:20 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 29/09/2017 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time, Permanent
  • Hours: 30 hours per week.
  • Salary: £18,657 - £19,623 pro rata
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: George Mitchell All-Through School

Teaching Assistant L1 (Primary Phase)

30 hours x 45.6 weeks (term-time only)

Salary Scale 3 14-17 £18657-£19623 (actual pro rata salary £13597-£14300)

George Mitchell is a popular, ambitious and increasingly successful mixed, multicultural 3 to 16 school, with a Nursery. We are proud of our place at the heart of our local community and this is an exciting time for us, as we continue to expand from a one form to a two form entry primary school.

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join our team as soon as possible. Our school is a happy, creative community where we seek to help every child thrive. You will play an important part in providing opportunities for personal and academic growth, and contributing to raising the standards of our students.

The post is term time only 30 hours a week (45.6 weeks). Attendance at INSET Days and CPD sessions is required (5 days equivalence).

If you enjoy a challenge and are interested in joining our team please see link to the application form or visit the school’s website for an application pack. If you have any questions, please contact Helen Williams, Deputy Head Teacher: Head of Primary Phase, who will be able to assist you either by telephone, on 020 8539 6198 or by email at">

Applications must be submitted by Friday 29th September. Further information about the school can be found on our website – All completed applications should be returned to the school at the following address: Androulla Christodoulou, George Mitchell School House, Burchell Road, Leyton E10 6RQ. Or email to

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offer of a position is subject to receiving satisfactory references and an Enhanced DBS Clearance.

Equal Opportunities

Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 strategic outcomes contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:
• Promoting equality of opportunity
• Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage
• Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels
• Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.

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