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General Assistant

Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
£20,103 FTE Actual £10,699 - £11,033
Frederick Bremer School, Siddeley Road, Walthamstow, London,
Working Pattern:
Part Time
22.5 hours per week. part time / 9:15 - 13:45 - The fixed term is for one term only.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
14/08/2020 at 12:00 PM
Vacancy Description

Required for September 2020

Position: General Assistant 

Salary: Scale 1 Point 1-3 OLW

£10,699 - £11,033

Hours: 9.15 am —1.45pm

Pupil Roll: 900

Pupil Age range: 11-16 yrs



Do you believe every child deserves the very best education? Are you creative, enthusiastic, energetic and a committed team player? If so, we have the position for you! We are looking for a General Assistant to support with pupil monitoring and supervision during their break time, lunch time and lesson change overs.

This is a strongly good school, as evidenced by our Ofsted visit in 2019, and we are on a trajectory of continuous improvement. We are committed to high quality learning and teaching for all pupils, ensuring all pupils make rapid progress regardless of their starting point. The successful candidate will join an experienced and successful school committed to collaborative working.  Frederick Bremer is a popular and over-subscribed school which enjoys excellent state of the art facilities in a modern building. At Frederick Bremer, staff have access to comprehensive CPD programme and structured career progression routes. We model the mantra ‘Humans first, professionals second’ and we take the support and well-being of our staff very seriously.

Frederick Bremer School is proud to be a community school, and we are representative of our local community. We believe that our role as practitioners is to support our young people to become the very best versions of themselves, and place a strong emphasis on holistic education and not just academic achievement.

We offer all staff a rewarding, supportive and happy environment to work in. Relationships are a strength of the school, and we want all staff to enjoy their place of work. We offer bespoke CPD programmes, and we would be particularly interested in applications from individuals who are ambitious for senior leadership opportunities in the future. 

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Offer of a position is subject to receiving satisfactory references and an Enhanced DBS Clearance

For more information and an application pack please see our website or contact HR on 020 8498 3340 or email If you would like to visit the school before submitting your application please contact us.


Completed application forms should be returned or emailed to by 3pm Friday 14th August 2020. Interviews to be held during that W/C 17th August 2020.

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.