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Teaching Assistant with Named Child in Year 5 - Part-time

Edgebury Primary School, Chislehurst

  • Ref:KCC305-2069-11S
  • Posted:22/11/2021
  • Pay:Bromley Payscale BR4 (£20,874 - £21,237 pa)
  • Start Date:4/1/22
  • App Close Date:06/12/2021 at 12:00
  • Interviews:w/c 13/12/2021


Teaching Assistant with named child in Year 5

Start Date: January 2021

26.25 hours per week (8.45am to 3.20pm)

Term time only (38 weeks per year)

BR4 (from £20,874- £21,237) pro rata depending on experience


Edgebury is a popular two form entry primary school, with a friendly and dedicated staff, enthusiastic children and supportive governors and parents.

We are looking for a teaching assistant to support a child in our Year 5 class. It is essential that the person has an adaptable and flexible approach to meet the needs of the child under the direction of the Class Teacher and SENDCo. 


The ideal candidate should:

  • have a teaching assistant qualification, or substantial relevant experience
  • have an enthusiastic and positive manner
  • be able to communicate effectively and appropriately with children and adults, with the ability to inspire and motivate our children
  • be able to support a child’s individual needs
  • have a good sense of humour
  • be able to show initiative and work successfully as part of a team
  • have a good standard of literacy and numeracy as well as good technology skills
  • be able to work constructively as part of a team, understanding school roles and responsibilities and your own position within these
  • be patient and understanding and have the skills to encourage an inclusive and stimulating learning environment


Experience with supporting a child with diagnosis of ASD and/or Diabetes would be beneficial.


Edgebury School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS clearance and other relevant employment checks.


Closing date for applications is: Monday 6th December at noon

Interviews will be held in school: Week beginning Monday 13th December


If you would like to visit the school please telephone the School Office on 0208 469 4199 to make an appointment.


To apply please print the application form attached to this advert and include a statement about what you could offer to this role and why you would like to work at Edgebury. Please return applications to the school either by post or email admin@edgebury.bromley.sch.uk alternatively contact the school office to arrange for an application pack to be sent to you.

Information about the school

Edgebury Primary School is a very popular two-form entry school located in Chislehurst, just outside of Bromley. We are gradually increasing in size from a one form entry school to two forms, being fully two forms in September 2022. We are a foundation school co-operative Education trust with three other Foundation schools in Bromley. The co-operative Education Trust is known as ‘Aspiration for All Co-Operative Trust’ (AFACT) and we are not an academy. As a close group of schools who share the same aspirations and vision we work together to share ideas, training, resources etc and support each other in striving to get the very best outcomes for each and every one of our children. This allows us the freedom to continue to improve the educational opportunities and continuous development for all of our school communities.
Edgebury Primary School is set on a large attractive site with extensive playing fields, a forest school, quiet areas, a sensory garden and a climbing area. Currently, we are busy fundraising to secure a double decker bus to extend our outside learning opportunities. Our accommodation is of the highest standard with half of the building only a few years old and the old part re-furbished. At Edgebury we aim to provide high quality teaching in a happy and caring environment where all children are given the opportunity to fulfil their potential in all aspects of their development. Our amazing team are highly professional and committed to supporting each other and the needs of all of our children and families. Within this team there is a range of experience and expertise to share. We expect high standards in all areas of learning and behaviour and encourage good manners and respect for each other.
Together we work to ensure that all of our children learn effectively in a secure and supportive community so that they are confident in taking their place as valued members of society. For further information about our school please refer to our website.

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We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students. You are advised that this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and therefore this post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).