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Teaching Assistants

Actual Salary Range: £17,780 - £18,072 p.a. inc. (Scale 3)

Hours: 30 hours x 39 weeks per annum

Starting: 1st November 2023


Are you someone who looks to inspire a love of learning?


At George Spicer, we empower our staff to be unique and innovative in order to provide our children with a broad and engaging curriculum.


Everyone in our school community shows a willingness and dedication to improve their individual knowledge, skills and abilities.


Starting after October half term 2023, we are looking to appoint Scale 3 Teaching Assistants to join our support staff team.  These roles will include a combination of support for children with Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND), small group and intervention support and general classroom support.


The ideal candidate will:

  • Resonate with our principles of: Inspire Empower - Improve
  • Be caring, enthusiastic and patient
  • Show commitment and enthusiasm for working with all children
  • Demonstrate good understanding of inclusive practice to enable children with SEND to access learning and make good progress.
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Be able to use initiative to adapt learning to the specific needs of the children
  • Have experience of working with children with special needs
  • Have experience of delivering high quality intervention
  • Be a team player who relishes contributing as part of a larger collective
  • Be flexible and adaptable to work across the primary age range and in collaboration with other members of staff


If this resonates with you, then we strongly encourage you to explore our website and come to see us in action.


George Spicer will offer you:

  • An enjoyable place to work
  • Excellent professional development opportunities
  • A friendly, supportive and committed staff team
  • Enthusiastic children who are keen to learn


Applicants should have achieved a level 2 or Level 3 Teaching Assistant qualification or GCSE grade 4 (formally Grade C) in English and Mathematics. 

Please ensure your supporting statement demonstrates how your knowledge, skill and experience meet the person specification and job description for this role.


For further information or to arrange a visit to our school please telephone 020 8363 1406


To apply please visit GeorgeSpicerTeachingAssistant

Closing date for application: Wednesday 13th September at 12 noon

Interviews Week Beginning:  Monday 18th September


If you do not hear from us, please presume that you have not been shortlisted.


The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure and satisfactory references are required for this post.