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Teaching Assistant - EAL

The Elmgreen School
Tulse Hill, Greater London
Contract Type
Full Time, Term Time
NJC Scale 4, 7-10 (£29,412 - £30,771) pro-rata,
Start Date
1st September 2024
20th June 2024 12:00 PM
Contract Type
Job ID
Job Reference
EAL TA - June 2024
Start Date
1st September 2024
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1428626

Responsible to: SENCO

Pay scale: NJC Scale 4, 7-10 (£29,412 - £30,771) pro-rata,

Work pattern: Full-time, Term Time Only

Required for: September 2024

Deadline to apply: Midday, Thursday 20 June

Location of post: The Elmgreen School, SE27 9BZ

Note:  Shortlisted applicants will be required to carry out tasks within the school - we are therefore unable to accept applications from candidates if you are unable to attend for interview in person.


Thank you for your enquiry about the key post of Teaching Assistant at The Elmgreen School. We are seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to work as part of our inclusion team who have a passion to see all students succeed and a commitment to ensuring that the students at The Elmgreen School share that passion. You should be able to demonstrate successful experience in supporting students with EAL.

Key Responsibilities

Support for Students

  • Supervise and provide particular support for students identified with EAL ensuring their safety and access to learning activities
  • Establish constructive relationships with students and interact with them according to individual needs

Support for Teachers

  • Create and maintain a purposeful, orderly and supportive environment, in accordance with lesson plans and assist with students’ learning
  • Use strategies, in liaison with the teacher, to support students to achieve learning goals
  • Assist with the planning of learning activities

Dunraven Educational Trust Overview

Dunraven Educational Trust (DET) was established in 2016. It now incorporates Dunraven’s All-Through School, Goldfinch Primary, The Elmgreen School, Rosendale Primary School and Van Gogh Primary. DET is a Trust committed to one overarching aim: excellence for and from everyone. This is an expectation for both the children and adults in a school community. It is achieved in a variety of ways according to the context of each school but within the clear framework established by the Trust.

If you are successful in your application, you will join a staff who are hard-working, committed, positive in outlook and dedicated to the achievement of our students. We offer:

  • a high standard of professional practice, with bespoke in-house CPD provision, and affiliation to nationally recognised courses and providers;
  • a supportive and collegiate environment,
  • a culture of high trust and accountability that values creativity and innovation, leading practice locally and nationally in a range of fields.

The Elmgreen School is committed to the safety and protection of its students. An enhanced DBS check and a barred list check are conditions of employment for this post.


Safeguarding Statement:

The Elmgreen 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.
The Elmgreen School

The Elmgreen School