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Teaching Assistant

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Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
£7.50 per hour
Mission Grove Primary School, Buxton Road, Walthamstow, London
Working Pattern:
Term Time
36 hours per week. TTO - Fixed Term.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
11/11/2019 at 12:00 PM
Vacancy Description

Mission Grove Primary School

North Site : Buxton Road, Walthamstow, London, E17 7EJ

South Site  : 108 Edinburgh Road, Walthamstow, London, E17 7QB

T : 020 8520 3487 F : 020 8520 8409 E :

Teaching Assistant Apprentice – Level Three Qualification

Contract Type:     Fixed Term – fifteen months, Term Time only, 36 hours per week

Start Date :    As soon as possible

Salary :        £7.50 per hour

We are seeking to appoint a fun loving, creative and inspirational Teaching Assistant to work throughout the school. The successful candidate will ideally have experience of supporting children in any of the key stages within the primary phase.  The role is flexible and may involve supporting a child with a Statement or Education Health and Care Plan on a one to one basis or working within classes supporting children and / or delivering interventions to small groups.

Applicants should have:

  • Experience of working with children
  • An understanding of how children develop and learn
  • NVQ Level 2 or equivalent relevant qualification

We can offer:

  • A Good School – Ofsted March 2017
  • Bespoke CPD with opportunities across all phases
  • Lively and enthusiastic children
  • An inclusive approach to education
  • The support of a friendly, committed and motivated leadership team

Application packs are available to download from the school website or Jobs Go Public.  Completed forms should be sent via email to or posted to the Buxton Road address detailed above.  Only applications submitted on the local authority application form will be considered.

Mission Grove Primary School is committed to safeguarding the welfare of young children and expects all staff to share this commitment.  All appointments must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers.  The successful candidates are subject to an enhanced DBS and be required to complete the Disqualification by Association declaration form.

Closing Date:        Monday 11th November 2019Interview date:             Week commencing 18th November 2019

As part of the apprentice programme, shortlisted applicants will be invited to an Information Session undertaken by the Training Provider prior to being offered an interview with the school.

Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.