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We are currently recruiting Teaching Assistants for September 2021. The advert can be viewed below and relevant documents downloaded using the links at the bottom of the page. We look forward to welcoming your application. 


Required September 2021

Salary: £22518 FTE paid pro rata 30 hours per week (39 weeks)

SS Peter and Paul Catholic Primary School is a vibrant and aspirational establishment with a positive approach to learning and behaviour.  The school works in partnership with the Merton Deanery Catholic schools and also with the Mitcham Town Community Trust. We are a fully inclusive school and are commitment to serve the local community. We have an active SEND and mental health team in school and are part of a Trailblazing Project to improve the mental health and well-being of our pupils and staff. We enjoy good transport links to Wimbledon, Sutton, Croydon, Tooting, London Bridge and London Victoria.

Teaching Assistant

We are seeking to appoint an energetic and talented individual, committed to enabling all of the children whom we serve to achieve their very best both spiritually, socially and, of course, academically. The role involves working with both individual children to support their special needs, other groups of children of varying abilities and general classroom support under the guidance of the class teacher. The role will be across the school including Early Years.

We require you to:

  • be knowledgeable of the learning needs of young children
  • be committed to supporting our school’s Catholic ethos and community;
  • care about children’s learning, behaviour, emotional wellbeing and development;
  • have excellent personal skills;
  • adopt high standards and a positive outlook for children and yourself.

We can offer you the following:

  • a friendly and supportive staff team
  • a positive and co-operative school environment
  • opportunities for continual learning and development.

If you are interested in joining our school and possess any of the qualities listed above, we would very much like to hear from you.

All Merton schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to pre-employment checks, references will be sought and successful candidates will need to undertake an enhanced DBS check.

Visits to the school may be possible – please contact Mrs F Quinn, School Business Manager on 020 8648 1459 or email for an application pack.


Closing date for applications:  3.00pm Monday 5th July 2021                   

Interview Date:  Wednesday 7th July 2021