Working Pattern: Monday To Friday 08.30am - 3.30pm, 32.5hours Per Week
We have an exciting opportunity for a Temporary Teaching Assistant (Level 1) to join the team at the Meadhurst Primary School. This role supports (take something out of the role purpose of the job profile here.) Candidates should possess excellent interpersonal skills and listening skills with a commitment to helping.
The postholder will support the class teacher with their responsibility for the development and education of children in schools, which may include pupils with special needs.
The successful candidate will have Minimum 3 GCSEs at Grade C or above, or equivalent, or able to evidence ability at an equivalent level.
Meadhurst Primary School joined The Howard Primary Trust in December 2018 and is on a journey to become an outstanding primary school. We are developing excellent primary pedagogy and practice together with a dynamic and engaging curriculum. We offer an outstanding professional development programme and a successful, supportive and highly strategic Senior Leadership Team.
Meadhurst Primary School is a friendly school, based in Ashford Common Middlesex, and prides itself on offering a caring nurturing, inclusive provision where children can make progress, achieve well and develop their own unique skills and talents. Meadhurst is a three form entry primary school and also provides access and support for pupils with a full range of Special Educational Needs that one would expect to find in an inclusive mainstream primary school, with a designated Speech, Language and Communication Centre which caters for up 20 pupils.
THPT can offer:
An opportunity to be part of a dynamic and developing organisation
Excellent benefit package to include Cycle to Work, Sainsbury’s Loyalty Discount and access to discount schemes
Fantastic Local Government Pension Scheme, including generous employer contributions
Rewards and Benefits Scheme that includes Loyalty and Service Awards
For additional information about The Howard Partnership Trust and Meadhurst Primary School please view the videos below.
Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).
The Howard Partnership Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates are required to have an Enhanced DBS check and other pre-employment checks. Any appointment subsequently made will be subject to the receipt of satisfactory references and other pre-employment checks.
Due to the nature of this role, it will be necessary for the appropriate level of criminal record disclosure to be undertaken. In making your application, it is essential you disclose whether you have any pending charges, convictions, bind-overs or cautions and, if so, for which offences. This post will be exempt from the provisions of Section 4 (2) of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Therefore, applicants are not entitled to withhold information about convictions which for other purposes are ‘spent’ under the provision of the Act, and, in the event of the employment being taken up; any failure to disclose such convictions will result in dismissal or disciplinary action. The fact that a pending charge, conviction, bind-over or caution has been recorded against you will not necessarily debar you from consideration for this appointment.
Diversity and Inclusion
We want to make sure we are attracting the widest possible range of people and ensure that they are accepted, understood and treated equally when they work here. This means we will work hard to understand that each employee is unique and ensuring that individuals or groups are not treated differently or less favourably on the basis of specific characteristics.
Such characteristics include (but are not limited to) age, disability, gender including transgender, race, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, and how the school supports pregnant women and new parents.
Our Vision is to excel at ‘bringing out the best’ in young people of all abilities and aptitudes, and so increase their life chances for their future success and fulfilment.
Interviews may take place prior to the closing date by mutual agreement.
Meadhurst Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.