Job Description

Pre-School Teaching Assistant Required for January 2022

Permanent, Term Time Only (34 weeks per annum)

(Full time, Monday to Friday – 37.5 hours per week)

£18778 to £22420 per annum (actual salary dependent upon experience and qualifications)

Apply by 11.59pm on 25th November 2021 – Interviews to be held on 30th November 2021

Our brand new brand pre-school provision “Little Sparks” opened on 7th September 2021 and we are already looking to expand the team as our numbers continue to grow.

At Holy Cross we see our life’s mission as igniting the spark that will change the lives of all our girls – the spark that will become a flame that will define the arc of their lives. Our ‘little sparks’ will benefit directly from our unrivalled grounds in the heart of Kingston, our wonderful facilities and our permanent specialist teachers.

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.

We are looking for an experienced and well qualified EYFS teaching assistant to support our teaching staff in the preparation and delivery of the curriculum.  The successful candidate must have a full and relevant level 3 EYFS qualification, recent EYFS teaching experience, be kind, caring and sympathetic to our Christian ethos. The ideal candidate will have a positive can-do attitude, be flexible and be able to work independently and as part of a team. They will demonstrate commitment and be passionate about doing the best for their pupils.

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 Please visit our school website vacancy page for full details of the role and an application form.

Please 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.