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The Abbey School

Teaching Assistant

Closing date: 10/05/2024 at 12:00

Contract/Hours: Permanent , Full-time

Salary Type: Main Pay Range

Salary Details: Pay scale WA4-10 to WA4-16 (FTE £20,970-£24,514pa) (Actual £15,158-£17,720pa)

Hours of Work: 30.25 Hours over 5 days, term time only

Location of Role: The Abbey School

Job/Person Summary



Requirements and skills

It is essential that the post holder:-

·         Is suitable to work with children.

·         Has the ability to communicate clearly and effectively with students, staff and parents/carers.

·         Has a flexible and adaptable approach to both work and to the behaviours of students

·         Has a good understanding of the way children learn

·         Has good organisational skills

Personal qualities

·         Friendly, caring, patient, fair, and consistent

·         Calm under pressure

·         Willing to go the ‘extra mile’

·         Enthusiastic with a positive attitude

·         A supportive member of school activities

·         Keen to build on skills and be prepared to learn

·         Accurate in all record keeping

·         A team player

·         A sense of humour

·         Flexibility

·         A good time keeper

Application Procedure

Please complete the application form provided (or download a copy from the school website https://www.abbey.surrey.sch.uk/1270/vacancies ) and send to:

 Zoe Mackie,

Operations Manager

The Abbey School, Menin Way, Farnham GU9 8DY

e-mail: [email protected] 

 The Abbey School reserves the right to interview candidates before the closing date.


  We look forward to receiving your application to join our

 dedicated and passionate team


Safer Recruitment

The Abbey is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. Enhanced DBS, Children’s Barred List and Right to work in the UK checks are required for this post. The Abbey School is committed to creating a diverse workforce. We’ll consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, religion, belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, pregnancy, maternity, age, disability, marriage or civil partnership.

About us

Address: Menin Way, Farnham, Surrey, GU9 8DY

Telephone: 01252 725059

Website: www.abbey.surrey.sch.uk

Application form