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Newland House is an Equal Opportunities Employer and a Registered Educational Charity. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). Your attention is drawn to the school's Safeguarding Policy, Recruitment Policy and other supporting documentation accessible on the right hand side of this page.

All applications should be sent to Mrs Alka Soni, HR & Compliance Manager (Tel:020 8865 1231) by email to asoni@newlandhouse.net by the closing date for the role.

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Teaching Assistant

Apply by: 20 May 2020                                                 Contract type: Part-time (up to 15 hours)

Employment Commences: September 2020                Contract term: Permanent

Location: South West London                                        Salary: School’s Own Scale dependent on qualifications and experience

The School is seeking a Teaching Assistant to support teachers in the preparation and delivery of lessons. The post will involve working as a member of a team at our Prep School assisting teachers, pupils and working alongside other Teaching Assistants. As a Teaching Assistant at Newland House School, you will support the School’s aim in in ensuring that we provide a curriculum that is broad and balanced, covering the academic, artistic and physical elements that are crucial for the development of the whole child. This a part-time role working afternoons only but there may be an option for some additional hours.

We set high principles of learning for all children in a caring and supportive environment and you will help to promote our ethos in encouraging enquiring minds and building pupil’s strengths, interests and experiences. In addition, you will be required to set and maintain high educational and moral standards, undertake other appropriate duties as may be required, participate in and organise extra-curricular activities and support the school in all its many and varied activities. You will also promote and safeguard the welfare of children and young persons for who you are responsible and with whom you come into contact. We pride ourselves in fostering excellent home/school relationships with parents and you will be expected to have strong communication skills.

The successful candidates will ideally have Level 3 NVQ or equivalent or be working towards a relevant childcare qualification, recent experience working with children and a confident understanding in Special Educational Needs (SEN), as well as a commitment to continued professional development. You will be first aid trained or be willing to attend training. The post merits a salary commensurate with the role and the successful applicant's relevant experience. 

Newland House School is a successful, flourishing co-educational independent day school for children from 4 to 13 years, based in Twickenham in South West London. Completed applications should be sent to Alka Soni, HR and Compliance Manager at asoni@newlandhouse.net by the closing date. No late applications will be accepted. No agencies please. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an online interview in the week commencing Monday, 25 May 2020.

Job Description & Person Specification

Closing date:  Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Lunchtime supervisor (Prep)

Apply by: 20 May 2020                                                 Contract type: Part-time and term-time

Employment Commences: September 2020                Contract term: Permanent

Location: South West London                                        Salary: Real Living Wage (£9.30 p.h)

The School is seeking a Lunchtime Supervisor in the Prep school who will be responsible for helping to ensure that lunchtimes in the Prep (KS2 and lower KS3) at Newland House run smoothly and that children are safe and enjoying themselves. The job will entail:

  • To be in the Prep Dining Hall as one of the adults supervising lunchtime for children in Years 3 to 8
  • To monitor children’s eating habits and encourage them to eat enough and try new food
  • To help to promote suitable table manners for all children
  • To work closely with the catering team to ensure that food is served in a calm and effective manner
  • To manage the lunchtime routine for all year groups to help ensure that things run to time
  • To help the catering team to clean tables and chairs
  • To promote good behavior using the School’s reward and sanctions procedure
  • To look out for children who are upset and actively help them to feel better
  • To administer basic first aid to any children who have an accident and are hurt (training will be provided if needed)
  • To pass any relevant pastoral or safeguarding information that you have about a child on to the Deputy Head (Prep)

This a part-time role working over the lunch period between 12.30 and 2 p.m. Monday to Friday in term time only. The successful candidates does not require any formal qualifications for the role but should have a good basic education to GCSE level in literacy and numeracy, or the equivalent. Recent experience working with children would be an advantage. You will be first aid trained or be willing to attend training.

Newland House School is a successful, flourishing co-educational independent day school for children from 4 to 13 years, based in Twickenham in South West London. Completed applications should be sent to Alka Soni, HR and Compliance Manager at asoni@newlandhouse.net by the closing date. No late applications will be accepted. No agencies please. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an online interview in the week commencing Monday, 25 May 2020.

Newland House School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Closing date:  Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Learning Support Specialists

Apply by:  18 May 2020                                              Location: South West London

Commences: September 2020                                  Contract type: part-time and term time only.

Salary:  Full time equivalent salary of £32,506 p.a. and pay will be pro-rata based on the number of hours worked.

We are looking for Learning Support specialists to join our SEND department.

There will be a variety of part-time roles as follows:

·        A specialist with dyslexia-specific qualifications or experience supporting pupils with dyslexia to run one-to-one and paired sessions for children with specific difficulties in Key Stage 2 and lower Key Stage 3. An OCR level 5 qualification or above (or working towards one of these) would be an advantage.

·        A specialist with dyslexia-specific qualifications or experience supporting pupils with dyslexia to run one-to-one and paired sessions for children with specific difficulties in Key Stage 1. An OCR level 5 qualification or above (or working towards one of these) would be an advantage.

·        A specialist to run individual and paired support sessions for children who find Maths challenging in Key Stage 2. A qualification in supporting children with dyscalculia is desirable and experience in doing so would be an advantage.

There is flexibility in the number of days for the right candidate/s. An interest in SEND and a desire to develop SEND knowledge is essential.

The ideal candidates will be required to work under the guidance of the Head of Learning Support (Prep and Pre-Prep) using the strategies recommended in pupils’ Personal Support Plans.  

We are looking for candidates who:

  • Are dedicated, hardworking professionals with experience of working with pupils with additional needs.
  • With high personal integrity and professionalism.
  • Have patience with a flexible approach and positive attitude.
  • Have a respect for the school’s ethos, aims and values.

We offer:

  • An excellent working environment with good resources
  • Supportive colleagues and community
  • Pension scheme

These posts are part-time, and we can be flexible about timings.  In addition, you will be required to set and maintain high educational and moral standards, undertake other appropriate duties as may be required, participate in and support the school in organising its varied activities. 

Applications should be returned to the HR and Compliance Manager by the closing date either by email to asoni@newlandhouse.net or by post to Alka Soni, HR and Compliance Manager at Newland House School, Waldegrave Park, Twickenham, TW1 4TQ. No late applications will be accepted. No agencies please.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an online interview towards the end of week commencing 18 May 2020.

Learning Support Specialist Job Description and Person Specification

Lunchtime and playground supervisor (Pre-Prep)

Apply by: 20 May 2020                                                 Contract type: Part-time and term-time

Employment Commences: September 2020                Contract term: Permanent

Location: South West London                                        Salary: Real Living Wage (£9.30 p.h)

The School is seeking a Lunchtime and playground Supervisor in the Pre-Prep school who is responsible for ensuring that lunchtimes and breaktimes in the Pre-Prep (EYFS and KS1) at Newland House run smoothly and that children are safe and enjoying themselves. The job will entail:

  • To be in the Pre-Prep playground as one of the adults supervising playtimes for children in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2
  • To interact with children in the playground; initiating games and activities when appropriate
  • To be in the Pre-Prep Dining Hall as one of the adults supervising lunchtime for children in Nursery, Reception, Year 1 and Year 2
  • To monitor children’s eating habits and encourage them to eat enough and try new food
  • To help to promote suitable table manners for all children
  • To work closely with the catering team to ensure that food is served in a calm and effective manner
  • To manage the lunchtime routine for all year groups to help ensure that things run to time
  • To help the catering team to clean tables and chairs
  • In both the Dining Hall and playground to promote good behavior using the School’s reward and sanctions procedure
  • To look out for children who are upset and actively help them to feel better
  • To administer basic first aid to any children who have an accident and are hurt (training will be provided if needed)
  • To pass any relevant pastoral or safeguarding information that you have about a child on to the Assistant Deputy Head (Pre-Prep)

 

This a part-time role working from break time and over the lunch period between 10.00 a.m and 2 p.m. Monday to Friday in term time only. The successful candidates does not require any formal qualifications for the role but should have a good basic education to GCSE level in literacy and numeracy, or the equivalent. Recent experience working with children would be an advantage. You will be first aid trained or be willing to attend training.

Newland House School is a successful, flourishing co-educational independent day school for children from 4 to 13 years, based in Twickenham in South West London. Completed applications should be sent to Alka Soni, HR and Compliance Manager at asoni@newlandhouse.net by the closing date. No late applications will be accepted. No agencies please. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an online interview in the week commencing Monday, 25 May 2020.