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Teaching Assistant - Start September 2024

A rare and exciting opportunity: St Andrew & St Francis CE Primary School is recruiting!


Teaching Assistant


Salary Grade: Scale 2 – Point 3-4


£24,912 £25,289 FTE inclusive of London weighting


Actual pay based on term time only - £20,995 - £21,312


35 hours per week (Mon - Fri 8.30am to 4.00pm)
Term time only (39 weeks)
Required: September 2024


We are seeking to appoint an experienced and highly effective Teaching Assistant to join our excellent school team for an immediate start.  This is a permanent position, term-time only for 35 hours per week.


St Andrew and St Francis CE Primary School (SASF) is a good, high achieving and popular school situated in Willesden (Dollis Hill on the Jubilee line). The school was graded as ‘GOOD’ in all areas by Ofsted in July 2023. SASF is part of the successful LDBS Academy Trust, making it part of a family of 12 schools.

The right candidate will have a growth mindset, and will challenge and inspire our children through high expectations, both for work and behaviour.
You will need to be pro-active in supporting and engaging pupils in the classroom and during outdoor break times. You need to be kind, flexible, patient and confident about working with young children.

Ability to meet the TA standards and education to at least GCSE in Maths and English, minimum grade A-C qualification are required.


You will be:


  • A successful teaching assistant with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • An excellent classroom practitioner, always looking to be your best
  • A strategic thinker who will inspire students, staff and parents to reach their full potential
  • A warm person with a good sense of humour and strong team ethics
  • A proactive learner, demonstrating a growth mindset and a resilient mentality
  • Possess the skills and determination to make a significant difference to the lives of the children


We will offer you:


  • Exceptionally keen students who are enthused by learning and whose behaviour is impeccable
  • A professional, hardworking and supportive team of staff with the capacity to raise achievement even further
  • An exciting, fun and innovative curriculum to continue to develop and drive excellence
  • A highly skilled and experienced leadership team to guide and support you in your development
  • A supportive, enthusiastic and active governing body and parents’ group to work alongside
  • A dynamic, warm, bright and highly accomplished team that achieved ‘Good’ in all areas of its most recent Ofsted
  • A calm, fun and bright environment in which to work and thrive
  • An amazing school close to good transport links





Advert date:

Friday 21st June 2024

Closing date:

Midday Friday 5th July 2024


Week commencing 8th July 2024

Start date:

September 2024 start


The position of Teaching Assistant is for a September 2024 start.


Please apply in writing to Ms L Collins - by the deadline date – 5th July 2024


St Andrew and St Francis CE Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) with barred list check is required for all successful applicants. Also, this post is likely to come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations



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