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Teaching Assistant
  • Employer: Whybridge Junior School
  • Reference: SCH/21/173559
  • Published: Mon 22/11/2021, 10:20 AM
  • Closing on: Tue 07/12/2021, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time, Part Time
  • Hours: 30 hours per week
  • Salary: Scale 3 point 5
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Whybridge Junior School, Havering

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Teaching Assistant

Hornchurch Academy Trust

Whybridge Junior School

Blacksmith's Lane


Essex  RM13 7AH

Tel: 01708 552870


Head of School: Mrs S Warshow.


Teaching Assistant

Hours:  30 hours per week (times to be agreed) x 38 weeks per year

Grade:  Scale 3, Point 5-6

Pro-rata salary:  £15,549 p.a - £15,739 p.a (FTE £22,185 p.a - £22,587 p.a)

Contract:  Permanent

To Start:  4th January 2022


Whybridge Junior School is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and talented TA to join our friendly and vibrant school. You will join a strong and supportive team of staff within an Academy that is committed to providing a positive, safe and stimulating learning environment for our pupils and staff.  Whybridge Junior School is part of Hornchurch Academy Trust which offers excellent opportunities for training, support, career development and sharing best practice amongst its five schools.

What are we looking for?

We are looking for a full-time Teaching Assistant to work starting at 8.45am and finishing at 3.45pm (full day) 5 days a week. The role will involve some general in-class support for teaching and learning, as well supporting SEND pupils with interventions and whole class participation. We welcome applications from candidates with previous experience only.

The successful candidate will:

  • have good Maths and English skills
  • have a diverse set of skills which will enable you to be flexible in supporting or leading teaching and learning in the classroom;
  • be passionate about teaching and learning, and striving for the best outcomes for children
  • be able to work creatively and strategically in the classroom
  • be an innovative and reflective practitioner who is keen to learn
  • be positive, with a ‘can do’ attitude
  • have a good sense of humour

About the school - what you will get from us

Please visit our school website to get a good idea of what happens at our school………because there is always lots going on! 

We are a growing school (gradually expanding to 3 FE since Sept 2020, situated in the heart of South Hornchurch). Ofsted recently graded the school ‘GOOD’ (Oct 2019) and we were listed #111 of the best schools nationally in the Sunday Times: Good Schools Guide 2021.

Our pupils are warm, polite, friendly and developing in a positive learning culture. We like to celebrate success and recognise achievements across the curriculum.

We strongly advise that you visit us to get a better flavour for life at Whybridge and to meet our wonderful children and friendly team! Please telephone the school office on 01708 552870 to make an appointment.

If you believe you are the right candidate, please get in touch with us – we would love to hear from you!

Please apply online.

Closing date:  Tuesday 7th December 2021

Interview date:  Friday 10th December 2021

Equal Opportunities We aim to promote and ensure equality of opportunity and equal treatment for all. Hornchurch Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and as such expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The protection of our students from abuse is the responsibility of all staff within our schools, superseding any other considerations. Hornchurch Academy Trust complies with the Department for Education ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ (September 2018) guidance and all potential employees will undergo vigorous vetting checks to ensure their suitability. Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; the successful applicant will be expected to undertake a satisfactory disclosure. Having a criminal record will not necessarily debar you from obtaining a position with the Trust.