Job Description

Part Time Teaching Assistant – September Start

Permanent, Term Time Only (34 weeks per year)

(Part time, 8am to 4pm Wednesday, Thursday, Friday – 22.5 hours per week)

£10959 to £13443 p/a (dependent upon teaching experience and qualifications)

Apply by 12 midday on Monday 6th June 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 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 are looking for an experienced and well qualified teaching assistant to join us in September in our pre-prep department to support our teaching staff in the preparation and delivery of the curriculum.  The successful candidate must have relevant teaching experience, be competent in the use of ICT and be sympathetic to our Christian ethos. The ideal candidate will have a positive can-do attitude, be flexible and be able to work both independently and as part of a team. Please refer to the job description and person specification for further details.

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. Please only apply if you are available to work on the days and times specified. Contact Lindsey Banks, Deputy Bursar on 0208 942 0996 if you wish to discuss this exciting opportunity.

We 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 undertake an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Applicants must produce evidence of their right to work in the UK.


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.