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Post Title:             Teaching Assistant
School:                 Northumberland Heath Primary School
Status:                 Fixed term
Hours:                  32.5 hours per week
Weeks per year:   39
Post Start Date:   As soon as possible
Closing Date:      Friday 28th June 2019
Interview Date:   Throughout summer 2

Northumberland Heath Primary School is a thriving, happy and welcoming school in Bexley. At the heart of the curriculum our expectations are that all children will be inspired to create and achieve. We use our specialism of Creative Arts to be able to do this. All children are given the opportunity to be creative in their learning.

We offer a variety of Creative Arts activities both as part of the curriculum and as part of the wider curriculum. Children are invited to participate in LAMDA exams, take part in Drama, Art, Music and Dance clubs and many different sporting activities and clubs.

We are looking to appoint a highly motivated, hard-working and enthusiastic person to work within the Woodland Academy Trust as a Teaching Assistant on a fixed term basis until July 2020.

The start date will be as soon as possible according to the successful candidate’s current position and the appropriate checks being made. The post will initially be based at Northumberland Heath Primary School, but as a Trust employee, the successful candidate must be flexible and willing to work at any school within the Woodland Academy depending upon need.

Candidates must read the job description and be able to fulfil the person specification and the above criteria.

The Woodland Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check and other employment checks.

To apply for this vacancy please download and complete the attached application form and email direct to

Please note that two references are required for this post and must include your most recent employment as your first reference. It would be appreciated if applicants could include the email addresses for both referees within their application within the appropriate section.


The Trust reserves the right to close the advert early subject to the volume of applications received. 

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