Job Description

Early Years Teaching Assistant required for September

Permanent, Term Time Only (34 weeks per year)

Full time, 8am to 4pm Monday to Friday  (37.5 hours per week)

£21-25k per annum dependent upon teaching experience and qualifications

Apply by 12 midday on Tuesday 9th May 2023

Holy Cross Preparatory School is an outstanding independent school for girls aged from 3 to 11 years. Located conveniently just off Kingston Hill, we are a Catholic school with a caring and inclusive ethos. We have a beautiful eight-acre site and offer first rate facilities including a performing arts and sports hall, tennis and netball courts, a sports pavilion, and all-weather pitches.

Our dedicated and committed team work together to pursue excellence on every level. Our well behaved and curious girls not only achieve academic excellence; many excel in sport, music and art while growing as happy, well-rounded, confident, and curious young people. Our employees are extremely hardworking, highly motivated, and fully committed to life in a busy and thriving prep school.

We have an opportunity in our pre-prep department for an experienced and well qualified teaching assistant to join us from September 2023. Our teaching assistants play an invaluable role supporting our teaching staff in the preparation and delivery of the curriculum.  The successful candidate should have relevant teaching experience in EYFS, be confident, flexible and have a positive can-do attitude. Candidates should possess initiative, good organisational, ICT, literacy, numeracy, and communication skills and be sympathetic to our Christian ethos.

We value our employees and offer competitive salaries, membership of a pension scheme, life insurance and other wellbeing benefits such as 24/7 GP access. We have car-parking on site and provide a free lunch during term time.

If you share our ethos, are passionate about education and would like to join our friendly and supportive team, please submit an application form to Further details and the application form can be found on the school website vacancies page. Contact Lindsey Banks, Deputy Bursar on 0208 942 0996 if you wish to discuss this exciting opportunity.

Holy Cross Prep are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.