Job Description

Teaching Assistant/High Level Teaching Assistant for Upper KS2

Permanent, Term Time Only (34 weeks per year)

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

£18k – 23k per annum dependent upon teaching experience and qualifications

Apply by 12 midday on Monday 28th November 2022

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 upper KS2 team for an experienced and well qualified teaching assistant to join us from January 2023. Our teaching assistants play an invaluable role supporting our teaching staff in the preparation and delivery of the curriculum.  The successful candidate must have relevant teaching experience in years 5 or 6, 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).

Holy Cross Prep School is an equal opportunities employer and its policies, including the need to guard against false assumptions based on an applicant’s gender, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, disability, religion, age, marital status, working pattern, are followed at all stages of the selection procedure.