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Teaching Assistant
  • Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
  • Reference: SCH/21/174271
  • Published: Fri 26/11/2021, 10:05 AM
  • Closing on: Wed 08/12/2021, 12:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time
  • Hours: 30 hours per week, 45.6 weeks per year
  • Salary: £ 15,602 - £15,884 pro rota
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Stoneydown Park Primary School, Pretoria Avenue, London, , Waltham Forest

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Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistant (1 year fixed term contract in the first instance)– Stoneydown Park Primary School, Walthamstow

Location:   E17 6JY – Pretoria Avenue, close to Blackhorse Road station

Phone:       0208 520 7026 or 020 8521 3839


Job start:   January 2022

Post:          Teaching Assistant – Level 1 (SCP 3-4) 30 hours per week/TTO

Salary:       £21,408 - £21,795 FTE.  Actual salary - £15,602 - £15,884 pro rota

Contract type:   1 year fixed term contract in first instance

Deadline for applications: Wednesday 8th December 2021 at 12:59PM

Shortlisting:   Thursday 9th December 2021

Lesson observations/interviews: w/b 13th December 2021


Stoneydown Park

Stoneydown is a popular community school in Walthamstow with a well-established commitment to the Arts. We have a friendly, inclusive ethos married with high academic standards and are committed to achieving the very best for each child. We have good quality indoor and outdoor learning environments.  

Our Ofsted report, June 2017, stated: ‘All leaders in the school, including governors, are committed to providing a broad curriculum for pupils. This can be seen in all classrooms where pupils enjoy the topics that they study’. Our rich curriculum is supported by specialist drama, art and music teachers.  We love learning from the environment we have around the school, making regular use of our adjoining park, school gardens and Walthamstow Marshes, as well as the very best of what London has to offer.

The post

We are looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant.  Placement will be to support in class and or a 1:1 SEND child but applicants must be able to work across all Key Stages. The post will be for one year fixed term in the first instance. The person we appoint will be positive, enthusiastic, flexible, creative, use initiative, caring and hardworking and will join our excellent team of support staff who are very much valued at Stoneydown.  Changes to deployment, either by year group or as 1:1 SEND support follow the needs of the school.


Stoneydown is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We comply with the Department for Education ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education guidance and all potential employees will undergo vigorous vetting checks to ensure their suitability including an enhanced DBS check. 

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; the successful applicant will be expected to undertake a satisfactory disclosure 

Other information 

We aim to promote and ensure equality of opportunity and equal treatment for all. 

The selection process will include a task(s) and an interview. 

References will be requested prior to interview for those short-listed. 

All posts will be subject to a 6-month probationary period.  

Applicants should be aware that the school benefits from a 2-week Autumn half term and twilight training sessions on some Thursdays is required to make up the aggregated hours.

For further details regarding this vacancy, please visit the school website:  or contact Tracey Palmer, Office Manager on 020 8520 7026 or 020 8521 3839 for further information.  

Please return all completed application forms to Tracey Palmer, Office Manager via email only to  

Please note that CVs will not be considered and will automatically be disregarded.  A valid application form will need to be completed. 

We look forward to hearing from you. 

Adam Bennett


Stoneydown Park Primary

Pretoria Avenue


E17 6JY