Teaching Assistant (Full-Time)

  • Country: United Kingdom
  • School: Cumnor House School for Girls, Purley, UK
  • Type of Job: School Teaching and Learning
  • Duration: Full-Time
  • Deadline: 28/10/2020

About the School

The Role

At Cumnor House School, we pride ourselves on encouraging a genuine love for learning. From a very young age, we support our children in their development of a sense of curiosity, open-mindedness, perseverance, reflection, and critical thinking. This thirst for growth and knowledge is one that stays with them throughout their school years, meaning they enter each stage of their lives best prepared for the challenges and opportunities ahead.

We are seeking an experienced and qualified Teaching Assistant to work full-time, from January 2021, at our Girls’ School. The opportunity to undertake work/care/support programmes to enable access to learning for pupils, and to assist the teacher in the management of pupils and the classroom. To work under the instruction/guidance of teaching staff to support the delivery of quality learning, and teaching and to help raise standards of achievement for all pupils. Work may be carried out in the classrooms or outside the main teaching area.  A particular interest in PE and Games would be advantageous.

The successful candidate will ideally have prior experience working in a similar setting, be flexible, have an enthusiastic and caring attitude with the ability to engage in a warm and supportive way with the children. Candidates should hold at least a level 3 NVQ or equivalent in a relevant field or be prepared to train to this level.  The successful candidate will need to be an effective communicator who can use their initiative.


  • Competitive rate depending upon qualifications and experience
  • School fee discount
  • Free lunch
  • Exclusive third-party discounts
  • Professional Development

How to Apply

Please download the application form and submit, with a covering letter, to: or by post marked for the attention of the Business Manager to: 1 Woodcote Lane, Purley, Surrey, CR8 3HB.

All candidates are required to submit a completed application form – CV’s will not be accepted.

Closing date: Wednesday, 28 October 2020

Interviews: Monday, 09 November 2020

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