Meadhurst Primary School
March 26, 2021
Early Years, Primary & Middle  
Job Type
Teaching Assistant  
Short Summary
We have an exciting opportunity for an Emotional Literacy Support Assistant
Competitive salary
Working Pattern
Part time
Closing Date
April 19, 2021


Please note during the school closures, as a result of the current Coronavirus (COVID-19), all interviews are still going ahead remotely via Teams or Skype.

Working pattern: Monday - Friday, 8.30am - 3.30pm with an hour unpaid lunch break.

We have an exciting opportunity for an Emotional Literacy Support Assistant to join us at the Meadhurst Primary School.

The post holder will support the Pastoral Team with caseloads, deliver pastoral interventions related to needs of pupils and deliver ELSA intervention, measuring the impact against outcomes.

Candidates should have basic numeracy and literacy skills, e.g. through GCSE qualifications in English and maths or equivalent or be able to evidence ability at an equivalent level. Candidates should possess excellent interpersonal skills and listening skills with a commitment to helping.

This position may be of interest to people who wish to consider a career in teaching, to get classroom experience prior to commencing teacher training.

Meadhurst Primary School joined The Howard Primary Trust in December 2018 and is on a journey to become an outstanding primary school. We are developing excellent primary pedagogy and practice together with a dynamic and engaging curriculum. We offer an outstanding professional development programme and a successful, supportive and highly strategic Senior Leadership Team.

Meadhurst Primary School is a friendly school, based in Ashford Common Middlesex, and prides itself on offering a caring nurturing, inclusive provision where children can make progress, achieve well and develop their own unique skills and talents. Meadhurst is a three form entry primary school and also provides access and support for pupils with a full range of Special Educational Needs that one would expect to find in an inclusive mainstream primary school, with a designated Speech, Language and Communication Centre which caters for up 20 pupils.

THPT can offer:

  • An opportunity to be part of a dynamic and developing organisation.
  • Excellent benefit package to include Cycle to Work, Sainsbury’s Loyalty Discount and access to discount schemes.
  • Fantastic Local Government Pension Scheme, including generous employer contributions.
  • Rewards and Benefits Scheme that includes Loyalty and Service Awards.

Interviews may take place prior to the closing date by mutual agreement.

Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

The Howard Partnership Trust is school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Our Vision is to excel at ‘bringing out the best’ in young people of all abilities and aptitudes, and so increase their life chances for their future success and fulfilment.

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