Required From: As soon as possible
Hempstead Junior School are looking to appoint a qualified and experienced Teaching Assistant who is
committed to raising standards in our happy and friendly school. The successful post-holder will, in the
first instance, be working within a year group team and may provide support to individual children having specific or particular needs.
The successful applicant will demonstrate:
• Excellent communication skills
• An understanding of how children learn
• An ability to build positive relationships with pupils to support excellent behaviour
• Good literacy, numeracy and ICT skills
We can offer candidates the following;
• A supportive and friendly team of colleagues who create a positive working environment
• Friendly children and a supportive local community
• A talented staff team who will share practice and support colleagues
• Strong Governance and school leadership
Hempstead Junior School is a good school (Ofsted, June 2018). We are a supportive, encouraging,
friendly and committed team of leaders, teachers, support staff and Governors who are wholly committed
to providing the very best education possible for every child in our school and wider community.
We have strong values based on ethos; we develop and support our staff to enable them to achieve their
own goals and progress in their career. We are also committed to initial teacher training, providing
opportunities for future colleagues to learn from our experience and practice.
The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and
requires all staff and volunteers to share and demonstrate this commitment. The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification and will be subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.
The school is committed to promoting equal opportunities and combatting discrimination and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We welcome applications from under-represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
Informal visits before application are warmly welcomed.
How to apply
The job description and application form are available on the school’s website. Completed application
forms should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. CVs will not be accepted.