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Career Opportunities

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Current Vacancies at Woodcote

Post Title:       1:1 Teaching Assistant

School:            Woodcote Primary School


Address:          Woodcote Primary School, Dunsfold Rise, Coulsdon, Surrey CR5 2ED


Status:              Permanent contract / 25 hours a week / term time plus INSET as required

Grade:             NJC 2-7 (FTE £21,029 - £22,992)


Post Dates:   As soon as possible from January 2022

Closing Date for Applications:   14th January 2022 at noon (applications will be accepted sooner and suitable candidates potentially interviewed earlier)

Interview Date:          Week Beginning 17th January 2022

Woodcote Primary School is a 4 form entry school within The Pioneer Academy.  This oversubscribed school is Ofsted graded Outstanding and is currently undergoing an exciting building project to extend the school.  Our school motto is ‘Inspire, Challenge, Engage’ and is at the heart of everything we do.  We value each child as an individual and work hard to foster resilience, creativity, responsibility, self-belief, respect and truthfulness. We pride ourselves on our continual drive to provide exceptional care and education.  We have a dedicated and enthusiastic team striving for the best for all children.


The Head teacher and her supportive leadership team are looking for a good to outstanding classroom practitioner who can work under the supervision of the class teacher and senior leaders to provide continuous improvement of teaching and learning for all children. With a clear focus on raising standards, the ideal candidate will be able to work with the class teacher to track performance of children and use data to inform areas of focus.

Key responsibilities will be:

  • Being a good or outstanding classroom TA practitioner.
  • Continuous improvement of teaching and learning under the supervision of the class teacher.
  • Maintaining and raising standards under the supervision of the class teacher and line manager.
  • Deliver interventions and track performance of specified groups of pupils.
  • Leading by example to motivate and work with others.


Find out more about The Pioneer Academy and Woodcote Primary School at https://www.woodcoteprimary.croydon.sch.uk/croydon/primary/woodcote

If you are interested in this vacancy and would like to arrange a tour, please contact office@woodcoteprimary.croydon.sch.uk or telephone 020 8668 3374. 


If you are interested in applying for the post, please see the job description/person specification.  Application packs can be requested sbm@woodcoteprimary.croydon.sch.uk


To apply for this vacancy, please complete the application form, indicating how you satisfy the criteria set out in the Job Description/Person Specification. You will also be required to complete and return a Self-Disclosure form with your application. Applications should be submitted via email to sbm@woodcoteprimary.croydon.sch.uk Alternatively, paper applications should be sent to the school address above.  The closing date for applications is as stated above.


References will be requested for those shortlisted only and prior to interview.  Only those shortlisted for interview will be contacted.  An Enhanced DBS certificate will be required on provisional offer, including a check of the Children’s Barred List.  Further vetting checks, in line with the requirements of Keeping Children Safe in Education 2021 will be completed following a provisional offer of appointment.


The Pioneer Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Offers of employment are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS disclosure and other employment checks.


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