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Gap Assistant

Postby JAGS » Fri Mar 10, 2023 10:28 am

Full time term time only plus seven days during school holidaysFixed term contract for two or three terms
Required from 31 August 2023  

Full Time Equivalent Salary:    £17,290 per annum (£9.50 per hour)
Actual salary:                          £16,377 per annum for working 41.25 hours per week for 36.4 weeks per year

This is an exciting opportunity for a reliable and enthusiastic person to join our Junior School support team. It is an ideal position for anyone considering moving into a teaching or coaching role in the future.The postholder will assist teaching staff in a range of activities across the Prep School, and occasionally in the Pre-Prep School. The ideal candidate will be personable, have a flexible approach and previous experience of working with children of junior school age. Previous experience of swimming coaching would be highly desirable.

We offer:
  • The opportunity to join our outstanding school where public examination results consistently place JAGS amongst the leading schools in the UK 
  • A community of considerate, creative and compassionate students and staff 
  • A highly diverse and inclusive school community, committed to our bursary provision 
  • An inspiring and enthusiastic team of colleagues across the teaching and support staff 
  • Excellent facilities, including the latest resources to support learning 
  • A diverse benefits package including:
  • Competitive salary
  • Free onsite parking
  • Free gym membership with discounted family rates
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Free lunches
  • Free access to the Dulwich Picture Gallery
  • School fee discount
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Interest-free computer loans
  • Interest-free transport season ticket loans

With its distinctive heritage as the oldest independent girls’ school in London, James Allen’s Girls’ School provides a forward-thinking and contemporary education for over 1100 girls aged 4 to 18. Located in the London borough of Southwark, JAGS has a diverse school community and is committed to inclusion in the workplace.

Our school aims, both in and out of the classroom, are clear:
  • To celebrate our diverse and inclusive community  
  • To champion social awareness and sustainability 
  • To empower courage, creativity and compassion in each student 
  • To inspire aspirational and authentic lifelong learners and leaders  
  • To nurture respectful, resilient and kind individuals  
If this matches your vision, then this is the perfect opportunity for you.

How to apply

We recognise that celebrating the full diversity of staff and students has a positive impact on all and invite applications from candidates from a broad range of backgrounds.Please visit our website to download a JAGS application form and candidate pack.Please note that CVs and letters sent without a completed application form will not be accepted.For further information please contact or telephone the Recruitment team on 020 8693 1181.

Closing date                : Thursday 23 March 2023
Interviews                   : Week Commencing 27 March 2023 

Interviews may be held at any stage after applications are received. Interested candidates are advised to apply as soon as possible. We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified deadline, if a suitable candidate is found.

JAGS is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to this post, including checks with past employers, the Disclosure and Barring Service, and overseas police and regulatory authorities where relevant
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