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Teaching Assistant
  • Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
  • Reference: SCH/20/135580
  • Published: Wed 14/10/2020, 9:10 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 02/11/2020, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 31.25 hours per week, 1 FTE / fixed term - 1 year
  • Salary: £21,408 FTE / Actual £16,252
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Whitehall Primary School, 90 Normanton Park, Chingford, London , Waltham Forest

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Teaching Assistant

Whitehall Primary School

Normanton Park,

London E4 6ES

Tel: 020 8529 3813

Fax: 020 8523 7113


Normanton Park




Teaching Assistants

Fixed term contract – 1 year (with a possibility of extending)

Scale 2 / Point 3 (FTE 21,408 p.a. / Actual £16,252 p.a.)

31.25 hours per week – term-time only


This is a fantastic opportunity to join our warm and happy school. Whitehall is a collaborative and inclusive school in Waltham Forest which is committed to ensuring the very best outcomes for all members of our school community. We are very proud to also have a Specialist Resource Provision for Deaf pupils.


We are looking for a committed, enthusiastic and high-calibre Teaching Assistant to join our energetic and dynamic team. This post will suit a practitioner who has high expectations of themselves and their pupils and who is ambitious and driven to deliver on outcomes, both academically and in developing the whole child. We are looking to appoint a practitioner who has a passion for improving the life chances of children. The successful candidate will be self-driven and a strong team player. A* to C grades in GCSE English and mathematics are essential.


What we are looking for:

  • Interested in setting high expectations and helping children secure them
  • Ensuring children have access to high quality provision
  • Committed to ensuring that children are at the heart of all that they do
  • Highly motivated, innovative and eager to contribute to the life of the school
  • Have good interpersonal skills and be able to work well as part of our team

Main responsibilities:

  • Work with Class Teachers to raise the learning and attainment of pupils
  • Promote pupils’ independence, self-esteem and social inclusion
  • Give support to pupils, individually or in groups, so they can access the curriculum, take part in learning and experience a sense of achievement

The ideal candidate will need enthusiasm, a strong moral compass and high expectations. A full job description and person specification is available from the school website and follow the links from the Latest News section.

If you feel you would be suited to this role we would welcome your application.


Closing date for applications: 2nd November 2020

Interviews:  10th November 2020

Whitehall Primary School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children. The successful candidate will be subject to enhanced DBS clearance.