Teaching Assistant – Tree House (Specialist Provision) - Midfield Primary

Midfield Primary School

Tel: 0208 300 6161.  http://www.midfield.bromley.sch.uk/


Vacancy:          Teaching Assistant – Tree House (Specialist Provision)


Contract:         Permanent


Grade:             TSPT 6, Points 17-21


Hours:             13 hours, 39 weeks per year (term time plus inset days)

                        Monday & Tuesday 8.30am - 3.30pm (30 minutes’ lunch)


Salary:             £7,676 - £8,419 (FTE £24,817 - £27,219)


Start date:        ASAP


The Midfield Primary School Tree House is an additional resourced provision which serves pupils with a diagnosis of ASD. Many of our children enter school with poor social and communication skills so it is essential that applicants for the post demonstrate clear and articulate oral language.


Desired experience and knowledge:


  • Educated to NVQ3 in childcare or equivalent
  • Ability to relate well to children and adults
  • Ability to work constructively as part of a team
  • Experience of working with children in a primary school setting
  • Experience of working with SEN pupils
  • Experience as a play worker or working in an Early Years setting
  • A good understanding of the complexities of ASD (however training will be provided)
  • Experience working with students with speech and language needs


The Spring Partnership strives to offer the very best education within our power to every child we can reach.  Our member schools are part of a family that shares its knowledge, expertise and resources to change children’s lives. You will be committed and passionate about raising standards and life chances for all children in an inclusive environment.


Our Schools/Trust and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children.  The successful applicant will be subject to a full Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure and checks regarding proof of ID, medical clearance and the right to work in the UK.


We are proud of our diversity and inclusive culture in our work place. We welcome all applications regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, pregnancy, maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership.


If you would like to find out more, please visit our school website: www.midfield.bromley.sch.uk


You are encouraged to submit your application as soon as possible as due to volumes and quality of applications received, the Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy sooner than the specified closing date. If you have not been contacted within 2 weeks of the closing date, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.


Closing Date:               7th January 2024


Interview Date:            w/c 8th January 2024



The Spring Partnership Trust, partner schools:


Elmstead Wood Primary School, Mottingham, London, SE9 4AT

Hayes Primary School, George Lane, Bromley, Kent, BR2 7LG

Leesons Primary School, Orpington, Kent, BR5 2GA

Midfield Primary School, Grovelands Road, Orpington, Kent, BR5 3EG

St Mary Cray Primary Academy, Orpington, Kent, BR5 4AR


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Teaching Assistant – Tree House (Specialist Provision) - Midfield Primary
Location: Midfield Primary Academy