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

We are looking for a highly skilled, dedicated and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join our team. You need to be committed to providing children with exceptional learning opportunities in a fun and caring environment, committed to teamwork, have a can-do attitude with a good sense of humour and be prepared to go that extra mile. 


Providing class support, you should be experienced in working with children and adapting and extending learning within a safe, stimulating and inclusive learning environment. Working with the class teacher, you will be responsible for providing excellent learning opportunities for all which may require structured small group or 1:1 activities to ensure the curriculum is accessed by all. You should have experience of delivering whole class learning and an ability to bring learning to life so that children have practical hands on learning experiences that foster a real love of learning. 



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 child.  


In turn, we can offer you: 

  • The opportunity to continue to be part of and to build on our exceptional learning and teaching and personal development offer for our children; 
  • The opportunity to help continue to build and develop our team and to accentuate the ethos and culture of our school; 
  • The opportunity to make a difference to children’s lives; 
  • The chance for your skills to flourish and develop with practical support and encouragement; 
  • High quality training and development through one of the country’s leading Multi-Academy Trusts; 
  • The opportunity to work with children from diverse ethnicities and cultures; 
  • An inclusive ethos where every child is valued and supported to achieve their potential; 
  • A future career flightpath within REAch2 Academy Trust; 
  • Friendly, supportive, enthusiastic and hardworking colleagues, staff and Governors 


If you feel you have all the necessary attributes, are highly motivated, committed to making a positive difference to children’s lives and want to be part of creating a legacy for the future – apply now! We look forward to receiving your application. 

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 Mr Raheel Akhtar, Headteacher at 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,
A competitive salary,
Term-time only
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