Post: Volunteer Teaching Assistant

School / Location: Concordia Academy, Union Road, Romford, RM7 0HG.

Start Date: ASAP

Salary: N/A

Hours: Negotiable

Closing Date: Monday 9 November 2020 at midday

Interviews: Week beginning Monday 9 November 2020


Do you want to join a new school looking to appoint an ambitious and inspirational teaching assistant?

Concordia Academy opened as a new free school in 2016. We have moved into our superb new purpose-built site on Union Road in Romford. We are offering you:

  • the opportunity to work in a brand-new state-of-the-art building
  • fantastic opportunities for career development and progression
  • the opportunity to get in on the ground floor of an exciting new project and to help shape the direction of a new school
  • extensive professional development to enhance your knowledge and skills

About the Role

The Teaching Assistant is a member of a team of practitioners responsible for the education and care of the children in the school. The Teaching Assistant will advance student learning; implement work programmes for individuals/groups and supervise physical/general care of students, including those with SEN; enable access to learning for students and assist the teacher in the management of students and the classroom.

What We Are Looking For

We are looking for:

  • a volunteer who is looking to support children in Early Years, KS1 or KS2, with the possibility of becoming a full time and paid member of our staff as the school grows
  • someone to provide excellent provision for our children and play an integral role in the development of our newly formed school
  • a candidate who is, or wants to become, an outstanding teaching assistant (and is possibly looking to one day become a teacher themselves)
  • someone who is relentless in securing academic and emotional progress for every child

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. – on hold due to Covid19 restrictions

The contact details are:  Raheel Akhtar

Email:  [email protected]

Tel: 01708 932710

How to apply:

Completed applications should be returned to: Raheel Akhtar

By post to: Concordia Academy, Union Road, Romford RM7 0HG

Or by email: [email protected]


Closing Date:  Monday 9 November 2020 at midday

Application Pack:

Student-Volunteer Application Form

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.