Teaching Assistant

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About the role

Hartsbourne is part of the Bushey St James Trust and we pride ourselves on being a nurturing school with high expectations of our staff and pupils.   We are looking for an enthusiastic and well-organised teaching assistant; capable of providing effective support for individuals and/or groups of learners.  The successful person must be a good communicator, able to use their initiative and work collaboratively as part of a team. 

Some experience of working with young children an advantage; regular training opportunities will be provided. 

Our pupils are well behaved and love to learn!  This highly rewarding position includes providing support to children during Breakfast Club and across their lunchtime, ensuring pupils are safe and happy in the classroom, dining room and playground.   

Applicants should be educated to a minimum of GCSE standard (including maths and English) or an equivalent and have a high degree of common sense. 

If you are interested in applying for this position please submit a completed application form along with a covering letter, addressed to Mrs V Hudson, Head Teacher and returned to the school by post or by email to:  head@hartsbourne.org.uk. 

We are strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and staff and you will be asked at interview about the boundaries between children and adults. Any appointment is subject to references and a satisfactory Enhanced DBS check.  Applications must be made on the form provided and addressed to the Head Teacher, Mrs Valerie Hudson, and marked ‘confidential.’  CV’s alone and late applications will not be accepted.

Visits may be arranged through Mrs N Woods, Hartsbourne Primary School, Hartsbourne Road, Bushey Heath, WD23 1SJ.  Telephone 0208 950 6853 or e-mail: admin@hartsbourne.org.uk.  Strict social distancing will apply.


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Contact details

Valerie Hudson , Headteacher
Hartsbourne Road Bushey Heath
Hertfordshire WD23 1SJ

Telephone: 0208 075 9857
Email: admin@hartsbourne.herts.sch.uk
Website: www.hartsbourne.org.uk