Teaching Assistant
Harlington and Sundon Academy Trust
Salary: Salary dependent on qualifications and experience ranging:
Level 2A points 10-13, £15,613-£16,491 pro rata
Hours: 9.00am – 12.00pm, Monday to Friday, term time only
Fixed Term until 31.8.18

We are seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to undertake the day to day duties within Early Years
provision based at Sundon Lower School which is part of our very successful Academy Trust. The
successful candidate will be expected to provide high quality care and education for all children who attend
this Values based setting. The Early Years Lead provides direction and support for both the nursery and
reception children taught within a mixed class.
The successful applicant will need to demonstrate experience of working with 2-4 year olds in an early years
setting and have a commitment to promoting equality and diversity. Knowledge of the EYFS and child
development would be advantageous. They will have the ability to communicate at all levels, meet children’s
individual needs and co-ordinate safe, creative play opportunities. They will be required to work as part of a
team and use judgment and common sense. Experience of working with children aged 2-9 years would also
be an advantage.
We can offer a warm, positive and caring ethos with values at the core of our academy, a creative and
inspiring curriculum with an exciting inside and outside learning environment, and excellent opportunities for
Visits to school are welcome.
Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful applicant’s
appointment is subject to enhanced DBS disclosure and satisfactory employment history references.
The Harlington and Sundon Academy Trust is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
We support children in becoming well rounded individuals where they naturally demonstrate the
values of the school in all aspects of their lives.

A job description, person specification and application form can be found at the bottom of this page.
If you require any further information  please contact the Office Manager Mrs Caroline Cullis on 01525 872357 or email:
Closing date: 21 March 2018 9.00am.
Interview date: 27 March 2018

  1. SLS Teaching Assistant-Job Des- Level 2
  2. SLS Teaching Assistant EYFS - Level 2 PS
  3. Application Form
  4. Application Guidelines