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Barclays Primary school

Sector: Teaching Assistant

Qualification: Teaching assistant (Level 3)

Location: London, E10 6EJ

Employer Description

Barclay Primary are part of the Lion Academy Trust which aims to transform new and existing schools into centres of teaching and learning excellence.

Barclay Primary has established itself as a very successful school, where children make rapid progress and attain high educational standards despite facing many challenging circumstances.

They believe that all children and students have a right to an excellent education in order to give them the best life chances irrespective of race, colour, creed or circumstance, and have high aspirations for the children, staff and communities they work with.


Barclay's school is looking for an enthusiastic individual to join their rapidly growing team of Teaching Assistants to give them the valuable experience they need to become more skilled the education.

Vacancy Description

Supervise and provide support and guidance for pupils.

Working with individuals or small groups of children under the direction of teaching staff.

Establish and maintain a positive relationship with pupils.

Support the use of ICT in the classroom and help to develop pupils competence and independence in its use.

Establish constructive relationships with parents/carers.

Provide feedback to pupils in relation to attainment and progress under the guidance of the teacher.

Promote the inclusion and acceptance of children with special needs within the classroom ensuring access to lessons and their content through appropriate clarification, explanation and resources

To respect confidentiality at all times.

Attend relevant school meetings as required.

Assist with escorting pupils on educational visits.

To attend to pupils personal needs including help with social, welfare and health matters, including minor first aid.


Teaching Assistant Level 3

English and Maths Functional Skills (If Required)

Course Duration

18 Months

Desired Skills

Friendly and approachable

Be professional when dealing with parents and school visitors

Good communication and telephone skills

Ability to use own initiative and work well within a team.

Attention to detail

Good written and verbal English

Good numeracy and literacy skills

Ability to work under pressure

Be diligent and consistently follow safeguarding procedures

Personal Qualities

Willingness to learn




Well Organised



Well mannered

Well spoken

Ability to follow instructions accurately


Working Week

Monday - Friday

40 hours


£688 per month

£ 8,256 per annum

Future Prospects

Possible Permanent position after the completion of apprenticeship


You will be expected to be flexible and provide support across the team when needed. This may include supporting meal times for the children.

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