EYFS Teaching Assistant
Concordia Academy
Union Road London, London, England RM7 0HG
Start Date
September 2024
National Joint Council Outer London: Salary Bracket SCP 2 to SCP 5 £22,044 to £23,047 pro-rata (FTE £25,854 to £27,030)

About the Role

Do you want to join an outstanding school looking to appoint an ambitious and inspirational teaching assistant? 

Concordia Academy opened as a new free school in 2016. In September 2018, we moved to our superb new purpose-built site on Union Road in Romford. We are currently recruiting for a Teaching Assistant to join our already outstanding team. 

We are offering you: 

  • the opportunity to work in a state-of-the-art building with excellent facilities 
  • huge scope for advancement and fantastic opportunities for career progression 
  • the opportunity to get in on the ground floor of an exciting new project and to help shape the direction of a new school 
  • extensive professional development to enhance your knowledge and skills About the Role 
  • The Teaching Assistant is a member of a team of practitioners responsible for the education and care of the children in the school. The Teaching Assistant will advance student learning; implement work programmes for individuals/groups and supervise physical/general care of students, including those with SEN; enable access to learning for students and assist the teacher in the management of students and the classroom. 

We are looking for: 

  • someone to provide excellent provision for our children and play an integral role in the development of our newly formed school 
  • a candidate who is, or wants to become, an outstanding teacher and leader 
  • someone who is forward thinking and adaptable 
  • someone who is relentless in securing academic and emotional progress for every 
Closing Date
Friday 28th June 2024. However, applications will be reviewed and shortlisted upon submission
Application Contact
Trust Social Media

You are invited to submit an application form to Raheel Akhtar, Headteacher to recruitment@reach2.org 

REAch2 Academy Trust have an Equal Opportunities Policy for selection and recruitment. Applicants are requested to complete the Trust’s online Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form separately.  

In accordance with our Safeguarding Policy the successful candidate will be required to have an enhanced DBS check. 

Candidates selected for interview will be informed after shortlisting and full details of the interview programme will be provided.

REAch2 is continuously working towards improving the diversity of the Trust, and the experience for our staff from diverse backgrounds. We are clear that the value of greater diversity to the Trust lies in the way we will value difference when we work together towards richer solutions. 

We are keen to hear from all candidates with the appropriate experience who feel they can make a real contribution to the Trust. If you can bring a fresh perspective to the challenges we face whether through your background as someone from an ethnic minority or you live with a disability (visible or not), are open about your faith, religion or belief or about being LGBTQ+, your application will receive a warm welcome. As will applications from all suitable candidates.

REAch2 is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all adults working in or with our schools to share this commitment.

Enclosed in our application pack is a copy of our safer recruitment policy, which outlines the steps we take to ensure that we attract the most suitable, high calibre candidates, and to help deter, reject or identify people who might abuse children or are otherwise unsuited to working with them.

We encourage all potential candidates to read this policy carefully in order to fully understand what is expected of you in our recruitment process. All roles will be assessed for the appropriate level of DBS check, which will include a Children’s Barred List check if the role meets the criteria for regulated activity.

  • A wide range of professional development opportunities, 
  • Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme LGPS,  

As part of REAch2 employee benefits we also offer an eye care scheme, access to an Employee Assistance Programme for you and your immediate family and membership of ‘perks at work’ – which includes discounts on holidays, shopping, family days out and much more.