Recruitment at Stillness

Teaching Assistants

Department       Schools

Salary Details    SCN3- Grades 5-6 (£17,132- £17,441)

Job Type            Fixed term – term time only

Hours                 30 hours

Closing Date      6th January, 12pm midday

The Role:

Stillness Junior School is a popular 3 form entry school, which has an excellent record of achievement and is well established within its local community.  

Stillness Junior School would like to recruit an experienced Teaching Assistant to join our friendly and motivated team in this successful multi-cultural school. This is a fixed term post.

The Teaching Assistant will be a member of a multi-disciplinary team, under the leadership and supervision of the inclusion team: will work with individuals/groups to supervise physical/general care of pupils, including those with SEN; enable access to learning for pupils and assist the teacher in the management of pupils and the classroom.

Location: Stillness Junior School, Brockley Rise, Forest Hill, London, SE23 1NH 

We are looking for a Teaching Assistant who

  • Has a founded track record of working with KS2 children
  • Has got an NVQ 2 or equivalent qualification
  • Has experience of working with children with SEN
  • Is energetic and creative
  • Enjoys striving for excellence
  • Has high expectations of children and adults
  • Has a commitment to inclusion
  • Has an ability to inspire children
  • Is a productive team player
  • Has positive behaviour strategies
  • Loves supporting our pupils to reach/exceed their full potential

In turn we offer:

  • Well behaved and responsive learners
  • A current flexible curriculum
  • Bright well maintained, clean, well equipped classrooms
  • A diverse and lively school community
  • High quality and easily available resources for learning

Further Information:

Stillness Junior School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and is subject to a Disclosure and Barring (DBS) check.

An enhanced DBS check will be requested for the successful candidate in accordance with Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment in Education Legislation. We will also request at least two references from current / past employers. Original evidence of right to work within the UK will be required prior to commencement of employment i.e. National Insurance Number, Work Permit, Indefinite Leave to Remain. 

The job description and application form as well as additional information about the school can be found on our school website

Completed applications should be emailed to

Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis, therefore early applications are encouraged. (Please Note: We do not accept CVs) 

Closing date: Wednesday 6th November, 12pm midday

Interviews: Wednesday 14th & 15th January

Application Form Support Staff 2020.doc

Teaching Assistant - General Scale 3 (3).doc


Stillness Junior School is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We implement all elements of the safer recruitment process and all posts are subject to pre-employment checks. References will be sought and successful candidates will need to undertake an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check