Teacher's Assistant

To Start Monday 5th July 2021

Fixed Term position until 22nd July 2022 with the possibility of extending
Term Time Only (i.e. 39 weeks)
35 hours’/week
Local Government Pay Scale 2, point 4, £23,016 FTE
to be pro-rated to 39 weeks per year, term-time £19,471

St Barnabas and St Philip’s Church of England Primary School are looking to appoint a positive and enthusiastic Teacher’s Assistant who loves working with children. You would be working as part of a team to ensure that all children achieve their potential in a happy and safe environment.

As a Teacher’s Assistant you will work in either Keystage 1 or Keystage 2. This position is a fixed term post for a year in the first instance up to 22nd July 2022, with a view to extending beyond that time. The post is for 35 hours per week, term time only.

The position may include working on a 1:1 basis or supporting small groups, however you would also be required to work under the Classteacher's direction to support all children within the whole class setting.

We are looking for a Teacher’s Assistant who:

  • Can be flexible and is willing to support children in a variety of situations dependent on the child's needs
  • Is enthusiastic and committed to working with children
  • Is competent in basic English and Maths skills
  • Hold a minimum of NVQ/CACHE Level 2 or equivalent experience or qualifications

A further advantage would be:

  • Experience of specific programmes or interventions including Speech, Language and Communication
  • First Aid or experience of supporting children with personal care

St Barnabas and St Philip’s School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS Check).

For more information, an application form, a Job Description and Person Specification please see below.

Application closing date: 5:00pm Thursday 24th June 2021

Interviews: Monday 28th June 2021

Completed application forms should be sent to with ‘Teacher’s Assistant Post’ as the subject line by 5:00pm on Thursday 24th June 2021.

Thank you for your interest in our School we will be in touch if your application is shortlisted.

Job Description
Person Specification
Application Form

If you think you would like to join our fantastic team, and have experience of working with children, we would love to get to know you. We look forward to hearing from you!

Information about the school

St Barnabas and St Philip’s Primary School is a one form entry Church of England Primary School, located in Kensington W8. We have 210 delightful, enthusiastic children, a strong, happy team of dedicated staff and actively supportive parents and Governors.

Every member of the school community works together to ensure that we maintain the highest standards in all areas of school life, with a strong Christian ethos underpinning every action. Our staff are incredibly supportive of each other and of the school community as a whole.

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.