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Sir Francis Drake




To start as soon as possible with a fixed term contract until the end of the academic year July 2022

32.5 hours a week - Term Time Only

Salary: £23, 427  (Scale 3) PRO RATA

Sir Francis Drake Primary school is a small and friendly 1 form entry primary school located next to Deptford Park.  We are a multicultural, inclusive school and our motto is The school where everyone is valued and all succeed

We are looking for a hardworking, innovative Teaching Assistant with KS2 experience to join our hardworking and friendly team.  You will have a particular interest in working in a fully inclusive, multi-cultural KS2 class.

We are looking for a practitioner who:

  • Is an excellent practitioner ideally with KS2 experience
  • Has a recognised teaching, TA or child care qualification
  • Has high expectations of children and themselves
  • Desires to learn and improve themselves professionally
  • Is committed to inclusion and raising the attainment of all pupils
  • Is able to form excellent relationships with children, parents and colleagues
  • Has energy and a great sense of humour

A good standard of spoken and written English is essential.

Informal visits to the school are warmly welcomed and encouraged.

COMPLETED APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE E-MAILED TO  MARKED ‘COMPLETED APPLICATION FOR TEACHING ASSISTANT POST.  Applications can also be sent by post to the school marked for the attention of Karen Cartwright - Headteacher

Closing date: Friday 24th September 2021

Interviews : Thursday 30th September 2021

Sir Francis Drake Primary School 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 the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and is subject to an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring service. The successful candidate will also be subject to an overseas criminal record, qualifications and reference checks.

Sir Francis Drake Primary School is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all members of the community, regardless of gender, age, marital status, disability, ethnicity, religion, belief or sexual orientation

CV’s will NOT be accepted as an application. References will be taken up before interview.


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