Teaching Assistant

  • £14,922 - £15,182 pro rata (£21,398 - £21,770 fte) SAT 4
  • Term Time
  • Start Date: End of August 2022
  • Close Date: Fri, 15 Jul 2022


30 hours a week, Monday to Friday

Term Time plus 5 staff development days

We have an opportunity for a Teaching Assistant to join our team.

As a Teaching Assistant, you will help provide a complimentary service to teachers and pastoral staff in the school, delivering tailored teaching activities to pupils on either a one to one basis or in small groups or the classroom. You will be helping children to overcome their learning barriers and to form positive relationships with their peers.

Key duties will be:

  • To set our learning resources under the direction of the class teacher;
  • To complete basic records with details as specified by the teacher;
  • To Provide each child with the level and type of individual support as specified by the teacher;
  • To build a good relationship with the pupils.

If you have G.C.S.Es of grade c or above (or equivalent) in English, Maths and Science or significant relevant experience, experience of working with children in a similar environment and are able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, then we would be keen to receive your application.

Other TA related qualifications and an understanding of the needs of SEND (Special Educational Needs) pupils would be an advantage but are not essential.

James Dixon Primary School is a vibrant, diverse, caring and happy community. We embrace our diversity and feel privileged to be part of a multicultural school. Everyone is committed to providing the best learning opportunities for our pupils, children are able to strengthen independence, accept challenge and believe in themselves.

Join us to benefit from:

  • Local Government Pension Scheme – with a generous employer contribution;
  • Employee Assistance Programme – Wellbeing and advice;
  • Ride to Work Scheme;
  • Employee Referral Recruitment Incentive.

Full details of the requirements of the post can be found in the accompanying recruitment pack.

If you are interested in this post, please contact Thanh Ly, HR Administration Officer for an informal discussion. and 0208 778 6101

Completed applications should be sent to Thanh Ly, HR Administration Officer, or by post to James Dixon Primary School, William Booth Road, Annerley, London SE20 8BW. Please note, we cannot accept CVs. 

If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact  or 01795 426091 (option 2)

We are happy to discuss any support you may need during your application process as part of our reasonable adjustment approach.

In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details / application forms on file once the position is filled.

Interview Date: Week Commencing 18th July 2022

Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is exempt from ROA and will require an enhanced DBS disclosure

  1. Recruitment PackDownload
  2. Application FormDownload
  3. Self DisclosureDownload