Teaching assistant

Orchard House School

Starting date:
September 2020

Apply by:
3 April 2020


We are looking for a committed and enthusiastic teaching assistant with either a Montessori Diploma or the minimum of a relevant Level 3 Childcare qualification to join our happy school in the EYFS. The contract is for one year initially, but could be extended.

We are a non-selective IAPS school with a high academic reputation. The successful candidate will need to be flexible, have a positive outlook and be very happy to work as part of a team. As a teaching assistant at Orchard House School you will be responsible for promoting the academic, social, moral, physical, spiritual and emotional development of each child in the safe, caring and stimulating environment of the school.

We can offer supportive colleagues and a well-resourced environment. We take time and effort to invest in considerable training of all staff and in each staff member’s personal professional development.

Orchard House School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring service.

If you wish to apply, you will need to complete the following forms (please save each file on your computer before you start completing them and then send the files to the email below):

These forms should be saved with your name within the file name and sent as attachments by e-mail, together with any additional CV and/or any scanned hand-written cover letter to jobs@orchardhs.org.uk.

The closing date to apply for this job is Friday 3 April 2020, although an appointment may be made before this date if an early applicant proves successful.