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Teaching Assistant

Danesfield Manor School, Walton on Thames, Surrey
Salary Details:
FTE: £17,718 (pro rata)
Closing Date:
15 Nov 2018
About the role

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, organised and talented Teaching Assistant to work in a very successful and high achieving school. Relevant qualifications and previous experience in a Primary School setting is essential.

If you are passionate about teaching and learning and would like to join a friendly team who are dedicated to providing a stimulating environment in which children can learn, then this could be a position for you.

We are looking for someone who will: -

  • Be creative, dedicated, enthusiastic and inspirational

  • Have high expectations of both academic achievement and behaviour

  • Work under the direction and guidance of the class teacher

  • Organise and lead intervention groups outside of the classroom

  • Be a team player within a happy, hard-working staff

  • Be willing to take on some extra-curricular responsibilities until 5.30pm (these are paid in addition)

We can offer: -

  • Pupils who are polite, confident and keen to do their best

  • Small class sizes

  • Excellent opportunities for continuing professional development

  • Exceptional support from the SLT and colleagues

  • Supportive parents and staff who want the best for our children

  • Free lunches

Danesfield School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  Successful applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS Check)

About the organisation
Danesfield Manor School, a non-selective independent school for pupils aged 2 to 11 years in Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, joined Education Development Trust in 2006. It combines small class sizes and individual attention with a teaching approach that motivates children to be excited about learning.