Vacancies

2 x Permanent Teaching Assistants required from September 2019

27.50 hours per week term time only
(9:00am – 3:30pm)
(includes 5 hours per week working as a midday supervisor)

TA salary Scale 2 spine point 3 £11,620* 22.50hrs
Midday Supervisor salary Scale 1 spine point 3 £2,583* 5hrs
 *actual gross salary, including London Weighting, for 39 weeks per year

Heronsgate is a friendly, hardworking school based over two sites, one in West Thamesmead and the other at Burrage Grove in Woolwich. 

We need:

  • Enthusiastic teaching assistants with high expectations of children, to provide 1-to-1 support to pupils with special educational needs and to give general assistance to teaching staff both in the classroom and in and around the school.
  • Teaching assistants who can support pupils to play together and enjoy their lunchtimes.
  • Teaching assistants who can motivate and support pupils with their learning.
  • Teaching assistants willing to work with pupils aged between 3 years and 11 years of age.

We can provide:

  • Enthusiastic pupils, opportunities for professional development and a well-resourced learning environment.

Application Form
Job Description and Person Specification

Please send completed application forms, quoting ref: HERON05
(CV’s not accepted) to:  
ea@heronsgate.greenwich.sch.uk

Closing date for applications Friday 21st June, 9am

Heronsgate Primary School is committed to safeguarding children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All candidates must have an enhanced DBS check or be willing to undergo checks


Teaching Assistant required from September 2019 (fixed term contract until 31st August 2020)

22.50 hours per week term time only (8:30am – 1:00pm)
(includes 5 hours per week working as a midday supervisor)

TA salary: Scale 2 spine point 3 £9,042* 17.50 hrs
Midday Supervisor salary: Scale 1 spine point 3 £2,583* 5hrs
*actual gross salary, including London Weighting, for 39 weeks per year

Heronsgate is a friendly, hardworking school based over two sites, one in West Thamesmead and the other at Burrage Grove in Woolwich.

We need:

  • Enthusiastic teaching assistants with high expectations of children, to provide 1-to-1 support to pupils with special educational needs and to give general assistance to teaching staff both in the classroom and in and around the school.
  • Teaching assistants who can support pupils to play together.
  • Teaching assistants who can motivate and support pupils with their learning.
  • Teaching assistants willing to work with pupils aged between 3 years and 11 years of age.

We can provide:

  • Enthusiastic pupils and a well-resourced learning environment.

Application Form
TA job description and person specification
MMS job description and person specification

Please send completed application forms, QUOTING REF: HERON01 (CV’s not accepted) to:  ea@heronsgate.greenwich.sch.uk

Closing date for applications Friday 21st June 2019, 9am


Teaching Assistant required from September 2019 (fixed term contract until 31st August 2020)

27.50 hours per week term time only (9:00am – 3:30pm)
(includes 5 hours per week working as a midday supervisor)

TA salary: Scale 2 spine point 3 £11,620* 22.50 hrs
Midday Supervisor salary: Scale 1 spine point 3 £2,583* 5hrs
*actual gross salary, including London Weighting, for 39 weeks per year

Heronsgate is a friendly, hardworking school based over two sites, one in West Thamesmead and the other at Burrage Grove in Woolwich.

We need:

  • Enthusiastic teaching assistants with high expectations of children, to provide 1-to-1 support to pupils with special educational needs and to give general assistance to teaching staff both in the classroom and in and around the school.
  • Teaching assistants who can support pupils to play together.
  • Teaching assistants who can motivate and support pupils with their learning.
  • Teaching assistants willing to work with pupils aged between 3 years and 11 years of age.

We can provide:

  • Enthusiastic pupils and a well-resourced learning environment.

Application Form
TA job description and person specification
MMS job description and person specification

Please send completed application forms, QUOTING REF: HERON02 (CV’s not accepted) to:  ea@heronsgate.greenwich.sch.uk

Closing date for applications Friday 21st June 2019, 9am


2 x Teaching Assistants required from September 2019 (fixed term contract until 31st August 2020)

27.50 hours per week term time only (9:00am – 3:30pm)

Salary: Scale 2 spine point 3 £14,203*
*actual gross salary, including London Weighting, for 39 weeks per year

Heronsgate is a friendly, hardworking school based over two sites, one in West Thamesmead and the other at Burrage Grove in Woolwich.

We need:

  • Enthusiastic teaching assistants with high expectations of children, to provide 1-to-1 support to pupils with special educational needs and to give general assistance to teaching staff both in the classroom and in and around the school.
  • Teaching assistants who can support pupils to play together.
  • Teaching assistants who can motivate and support pupils with their learning.
  • Teaching assistants willing to work with pupils aged between 3 years and 11 years of age.

We can provide:

  • Enthusiastic pupils and a well-resourced learning environment.

Application Form
TA job description and person specification

Please send completed application forms, QUOTING REF: HERON03 (CV’s not accepted) to:  ea@heronsgate.greenwich.sch.uk

Closing date for applications Friday 21st June 2019, 9am


Teaching Assistant required from September 2019 (fixed term contract until 31stAugust 2020)

30 hours per week term time only (8:30am – 3:30pm)
Salary: Scale 2 spine point 3 £15,495*
*actual gross salary, including London Weighting, for 39 weeks per year

Heronsgate is a friendly, hardworking school based over two sites, one in West Thamesmead and the other at Burrage Grove in Woolwich.

We need:

  • Enthusiastic teaching assistants with high expectations of children, to provide 1-to-1 support to pupils with special educational needs and to give general assistance to teaching staff both in the classroom and in and around the school.
  • Teaching assistants who can support pupils to play together.
  • Teaching assistants who can motivate and support pupils with their learning.
  • Teaching assistants willing to work with pupils aged between 3 years and 11 years of age.

We can provide:

  • Enthusiastic pupils and a well-resourced learning environment.

Application Form
TA job description and person specification

Please send completed application forms, QUOTING REF: HERON04 (CV’s not accepted) to:  ea@heronsgate.greenwich.sch.uk

Closing date for applications Friday 21st June 2019, 9am



Midday Meals Supervisors
Scale 1c Spine Point 10 £2,403.00* per annum
* 5 hours per week, 38 weeks per year
Required at our Thamesmead and Royal Arsenal campuses

Our School is looking for friendly, energetic and enthusiastic individuals to join our supervisory team.

You will be responsible to the Head of School for securing the safety,
welfare and good conduct of pupils in and about the premises of the school during the midday break.

To be successful you should have:

  • Proven experience of supervising children in a paid or unpaid capacity.
  • An understanding of the importance of the school meal / packed lunch and the midday break as a social or educational occasion. 
  • An understanding of the importance of safeguarding the wellbeing of children 
  • An ability to work as a member of a team
  • The ability to relate to pupils and to deal with them patiently and firmly
    using positive strategies.

Heronsgate is a popular primary school with a caring ethos and the friendliest,most committed team in Greenwich. Visits to the school are warmly welcomed.

Please call Natasha Reay on Ext 242 if you wish to find out more information.

Job description
Application form

Please return completed forms (CV’s not accepted) to: ea@heronsgate.greenwich.sch.uk

Heronsgate Primary School is committed to safeguarding children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All candidates must have an enhanced DBS check or be willing to undergo checks