Website Telferscot Primary School

Please note that this position is offered on a fixed term contract of one year to fit current requirement

Teaching Assistant with Midday Meals Supervisor and Librarian duties sought for Primary school in Balham

Salary: NJC Scale 3 – points 5 to 6 (£23838 to £24270 per annum) – pro rata for part-year working
Position type: Full time – 39 weeks per year (during school terms) – breakdown of hours to roles to be confirmed
To start: September 2022

For further details or to arrange a school visit: Please contact Hannah Martin, School Business Manager on 020 8673 7362 or by email

To apply: All applications must use the forms supplied below and be submitted using the ‘Apply for Job’ button below – please do not submit CVs, as these cannot be accepted

Applications close: 9am, Monday 4th July 2022
Shortlisting: by end of day, Monday 4th July 2022
Interviews: morning of Thursday 7th July 2022


We would like to appoint an enthusiastic, professional and motivated Teaching Assistant to join our wonderful TelferTeam. The ideal candidate will have relevant training and experience of supporting children of primary school age (children aged 4-11), have strong communication skills and have the capacity to inspire, motivate and challenge children. The role will involve TA support in the morning, 1 hour of lunchtime support and will also involve librarian duties in the afternoon. The Librarian role requires the organisation and management of the library and its resources using the library system – training will be provided. The candidate would also ideally deliver two afterschool clubs a week which would be paid overtime.

Telferscot is a Lambeth community school, located between Balham and Streatham, and is two-form entry plus a nursery, rated Outstanding at our last inspection in 2014. We are very proud of our school, which is warm and welcoming as soon as you enter. We have high expectations of our children, who come from a diverse range of backgrounds, and we achieve high standards in both learning and behaviour. We pride ourselves on being a creative school and provide lots of opportunities for children to develop and grow their interests and skills.

We value the diversity in our community and are committed to having a workforce that reflects this. The successful candidate will have a strong interest in social inequalities and their potential impact on education; be able to think creatively and innovatively; be keen to learn new skills; be committed to anti-racist practice and contributing to meaningful change. Applicants from racial and ethnic minority groups, and those with lived experience of social disadvantage/injustice, are strongly encouraged to apply.


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