Forestdale Primary School



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Forestdale is a successful and popular two form entry primary school located in a residential area of South Croydon, with superb outside facilities and good transport links nearby.   Forestdale has a reputation for high standards and a sense of community. 

Teaching Assistant 

Job Description and Personal Specification

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Salary:                            Grade 3 point 5-7 £22,185-£22,995 (FTE per annum, pro rata for part-time)

Position Type:                   Temporary (Fixed Term 1 year Sept 2021 – August 2022)

Contract Type:                  Part-time

Number of Hours:              17½ hours per week (mornings), term time (including Inset Days)

Start Date:                       September 2021

Application Closing Date:    Tuesday 29th June 2021 at 12 noon

Interview Date:                 Friday 2nd July 2021

We are looking for an enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join our dedicated and happy team, to work closely alongside the Class Teacher to provide differentiated programmes of work for groups and individual children with barriers to learning.

Application forms with a supporting statement should be submitted to Mrs S Gardner, School Business Manager via email to, , or post by Midday (12 noon) on 29th June 2021.                                                

Interviews and lesson observations will be held on Friday 2nd July 2021.


Midday Supervisor

Job Description

Application Form

Salary:                            Grade 1 point 2-3 (pro rata salary approx. £3,273 - £3,331 pa)

Position Type:                   Permanent

Contract Type:                  Part-time, term time only

Number of Hours:              6.25 hours per week, 1.25 hours per day

Start Date:                       September 2021

Application Close Date:       Monday 28th June 2021 12 Noon

Interview Date:                  Wednesday 30th June 2021

We are looking for an enthusiastic Midday Supervisor to join our dedicated and happy team. The role involves closely supervising children in the dining hall, playground and during indoor play.

Application forms with a supporting statement should be submitted to Mrs S Gardner, School Business Manager via email to, by Midday on 28th June 2021.


Forestdale is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants will be subject to a full Disclosure and Barring Service check before appointment is confirmed.  The school is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  Any offer of employment will be subject to satisfactory references, employments checks and valid qualifications.   Please ensure you have read our Privacy Notice.

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