Teaching Assistant   New

Are you a calm, confident and reliable person?

Are you self-motivated and enthusiastic with a flexible ‘can-do’ attitude?

Can you work as part of a dedicated team to support the inclusion of students with a range of physical and learning needs?

Are you committed to enabling all young people to achieve their maximum potential?

If so, you might be just what we are looking for! We want to appoint  a Teaching Assistant from November 2017 to join a strong and dedicated team of support staff in our SEN department.

Bushey Meads School provides education for the full ability range of children, including students with varying degrees of special educational needs.  The successful candidate will have a varied range of responsibilities, including classroom, general welfare and attention to students’ physical needs.  Bushey Meads School strives to ensure that individual needs, interests and abilities are recognised and met.  The school works hard to encourage all students to be independent, resilient and able to make positive life choices with confidence regardless of any additional emotional or physical needs they might have.

The post is for 31.75 hours per week (excluding unpaid breaks), term time + 1 week to include 5 INSET days.  The post is a fixed term contract until 31st August 2018 in the first instance.  The salary is APT & C Point 14 plus London Fringe (currently £16,781p.a. + £840p.a.), paid pro rata for the hours worked.

Applicants should be educated to post 16 level or above and have a high degree of common sense.  Experience of working with young people is desirable but the willingness to undertake suitable training is essential.

If you are interested in applying for our Teaching Assistant position please send in a completed application form along with a covering letter.  Full details of the school and an application form can be obtained from:

Anita Burton, HR Officer

Bushey Meads School,

Coldharbour Lane,



WD23 4PA

Telephone 020 8955 8833            Email: vacancies@busheymeads.org.uk

All applications for this post should be sent to Anita Burton either by email or post.  (Please note: applications for this post must include the school’s application form).

Closing Date for applications:      Monday 26th September (midday)

Interviews:     Tuesday 3rd October 2017

Application Form 

Job Description 

Person Specification 

Information for candidates

We are committed to safeguarding children and young people.  We adhere to stringent recruitment procedures and all post holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check.