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£15,775.36 per annum

Full time – 29.25 hours per week (9am – 15:30pm with 45 minutes lunch break)

29.25 hours per week include a 30 minutes class meeting each week

Contract – Permanent

Term time only – 39 Weeks

Start date – As soon as possible

Be part of an enthusiastic and skilled team that is committed to making a positive difference to the lives of the pupils and their families; in an innovative special school for children and young people with learning difficulties, Autism and/or complex needs.

Paddock is a popular, outstanding split site school, known for our excellent internal training programme to develop all staff to be experts. Because of our substantial growth, we have several opportunities for Sixth form Teaching Assistants at our school.

The successful candidates will demonstrate excellent interpersonal relationships and be proud to work in a school that has the vision to Nurture, Inspire and Transform Lives.

You should be: –

  • Committed to putting pupils first and helping them to reach their potential;
  • A team player;
  • Keen to contribute to school life

We offer: –

  • An outstanding training programme
  • A variety of career pathways
  • Opportunities for promotion within the school
  • Opportunities to work with a multi-disciplinary team
  • Access to employee wellbeing scheme
  • School Direct routes into teaching

We offer excellent training and support along with a Pension scheme, Employee Assistance Programme and other well-being benefits.

We welcome visits to the school. Please contact [email protected] to arrange a suitable time and date.

To apply please download the documents including the Application Form from the Wandsworth Council website which can be found via the ‘visit website’ button at the top of this page.

Alternatively please contact the school for any further details by email [email protected].

Completed applications should be returned to the school either by email [email protected] or posted to the Secondary School addressed for the attention of the HR Advisor.

Closing date: 11th November 2023 (at noon)

Interview dates: We advise the candidates to apply as soon as possible and reserve the right to interview before the closing date and the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.

Paddock School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

Please note that we do not accept CVs.

Paddock Lower and Middle School

St Margaret’s Crescent


SW15 6HL

Tel: 020 8788 5648

Head of Lower School: Deborah Dockery

Head of Middle School: Lynette Martyn

Executive Headteacher: Sarah Santos


Paddock Upper School & Sixth Form

Priory Lane


SW15 5RT

Tel: 020 8878 1521

Acting Heads of School: Nerys Evans &

Frances Young

Executive Headteacher: Sarah Santos


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