Teaching Assistant – Term Time Only

NJC level 2B, points 3 – 5

(£20,812 – £21,575 pro-rata)

Actual Salary for 32 hours: £15,395 – £15,960

Term time only (plus 5 training days)

Closing date: Wednesday 3rd October 2023 at 8am.  No agencies please.

We are currently recruiting for a Teaching Assistant to join our school, in Harlington, Bedfordshire.  Teaching Assistants support teachers and help students with their educational, personal and social development.

Experience is not necessary, and this is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to work in a school environment.

Benefits include school holidays and working in our excellent rural location.

What makes Harlington Upper School special is the real sense of community that you can see and sense as you walk around the school. Each individual child is important to us, and our expectation is that all our students will develop and grow as young people as they make their journey as part of our community. The quality of teaching is strong, and our staff are talented, caring and dedicated.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity and joining our team, please complete the application form on our website and submit this, along with a letter detailing your suitability for the role to Helena Jones, Headteacher’s PA/HR Manager hjones@harlington.org    We look forward to hearing from you!

Early applications are welcomed and we reserve the right to interview early should a suitable candidate apply.



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Online checks will be completed in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education.

All posts working with children will be subject to the disclosure of criminal records.

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