1:1 Teaching Assistant

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About the role

We are looking for an enthusiastic teaching assistant to join our friendly team and support the learning and development of a child on a 1:1 basis. The successful candidate will have the ability to work flexibly, show initiative and have a good understanding of supporting children to achieve their potential. They should have good communication skills, lots of patience and be willing to build positive relationships with pupils, parents, staff and other professionals.

We have a friendly, hardworking staff team who are extremly supportive of each other  as well as being passionate about helping children reach their full potential.

Hours: 8.45am -3.15pm, Monday to Friday, term time only.  (30 hours per week)

This post is currently linked to pupil funding and is therefore initially for a fixed term period, 4th September 2018-19th July 2019, however, there is the possibility of an extension dependant on funding.

Garden City Academy is a member of the REAch2 Trust, a national family of primary academies committed to raising standards and achieving excellence for all pupils, whatever their background or circumstance. The Trust provides a strong culture of collaboration and support, together with high expectations for staff and pupils alike.


The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The following checks will be necessary prior to any appointment – DBS  and 2 references.

Please don’t hesitate to contact the school for further information. Visits are warmly welcomed.

Closing date is the 18th July, however, we will be contacting applicants upon receipt of their applications so if you are interested in this post don't delay, apply today!

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Contact details

Lisa Glennon , School Business Manager
Radburn Way Letchworth
Herts SG6 2JZ

Telephone: 01462 621800
Fax: 01462 621802
Email: lglennon@gca.herts.sch.uk
Website: www.gardencityacademy.co.uk