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Teaching Assistant

Seacourt Road, London, Greater London, SE2 9XB
Willow Bank Primary School
Term Time
£16,250 - £16,546 (scale points 5 - 6)
13th September 2022
Start Date
As soon as possible
11th November 2022 12:00 AM
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
Job ID
Job Reference
WBP Temp
Start date
As soon as possible
  • Contract type: Fixed term contract
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1270286

Location: Willow Bank Primary School, Seacourt Road, Thamesmead, SE2 9XB
Contract Type: 32.5 hours per week, 38 weeks of the year, fixed-term
Grade: Scale points 5 - 6Salary: £21,573 - £21,966 per annum inclusive of Outer London Weighting, (£16,250 - £16,546 gross pro rata approx.)
Post Start Date: As soon as possible                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Fixed term for one academic year until 21st July 2023                                                                                                                                                                                          Closing Date: 10th November 2022                                                                                                                                                                                                              Interview Date: 16th November 2022

The Vacancy

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an aspirational Teaching Assistant within our school to support teaching and learning at Willow Bank School in the heart of the community. The purpose of this role will be to support children predominantly within key stage one to access the full curriculum and have successful learning opportunities. We are looking for a motivational, resourceful and compassionate Teaching Assistant to inspire and support these key children within daily school life.


• Ideally qualified to NVQ level 3 for Teaching Assistants or equivalent qualifications or working towards this qualification.

• Working with a wide range of class teachers to deliver excellent teaching and learning.
• Coaching children on a 1:1 or group basis.
• Accompanying groups on trips.
• Supporting assessment and evidencing learning.
• Working with the teacher to create stimulating classroom displays and learning resources
• Maintaining a safe and positive environment for all children.
• Creating opportunities for all children to reach their potential, irrespective of ability.


• Flexible, term-time hours
• The opportunity of working within a supportive, friendly environment in this well run and respected school.
• Good opportunities for personal and career development.
• Pension Scheme.

The School

Willow Bank Primary is a two-form entry primary located in the London Borough of Bexley. As a school, we pride ourselves on our six values, which are:

• Respect
• Integrity
• Kindness
• Resilience
• Aspiration
• Curiosity

All members of our school community develop a real understanding of these values and increasingly demonstrate them when interacting with fellow members of the community.

The Trust

Woodland Academy Trust was formed in September 2011 and consists of four primary schools, three of which are located in the London Borough of Bexley and one in Kent, with a further primary free school currently under construction.

All of our schools share the same mission; ignite the spark, reveal the champion. We are an inclusive and ambitious Trust, striving to achieve the best possible outcomes for our children. Our aim is to provide the highest quality learning experiences for every child by creating an ethical culture of empowerment and growth for all. We believe deeply in the importance of nurturing strong partnerships with our local communities and beyond.

We reserve the right to close this advert early should a suitable candidate be found, therefore, early application is encouraged.

To apply for this vacancy, please click the quick apply button or if you would prefer a word version of the application form please contact us.

Safeguarding Statement:

Willow Bank Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
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