Job Description

The Study Preparatory School and Nursery are currently looking to appoint a passionate individual to work as a Teaching Assistant, with their key stage 2 pupils. This is an excellent opportunity for you to join a great school and work with outstanding pupils.

This Teaching Assistant position would be an excellent first step into working in Education, we would like to receive applicants from experienced Teaching Assistants as well as recent graduates looking for their first role in education.

The Study Preparatory School and Nursery based in New Malden, Surrey, South West London is a co-educational independent school for children aged 2 years -11 years, which provides a broad and balanced education within a unique setting. It offers an individually focused education in a friendly environment, promoting excellence in learning and encouraging exceptional behaviour. It is a truly inclusive school with a unique family feel and offers small classes, dedicated and enthusiastic teachers and experiences catered to the needs and interests of every child. The school has a strong family atmosphere and prepare pupils exceptionally well for schools of their choice at age 11+. We offer shift work between the hours of 8am-6pm for all our nursery staff.

The successful Teaching Assistant will be passionate, engaging and have experience of working with Children. The ability to enthuse pupils and develop their learning is essential. Experience in a school setting would be looked on favorably however not essential.


As part of the Inspired Learning Group as well as being part of a great school, working with fantastic teachers and pupils you will benefit from the following;

  • A commitment to career and personal development
  • Competitive Salary, with annual reviews
  • Childcare fee discount
  • Pension scheme
  • Refer a friend scheme up to £750 per person
  • Health plan that provides significant coverage such as optical, dental, dental accident, chiropody, therapy treatments and health club concession. Access to a Doctor line from anywhere in the world.
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Westfield rewards (discounts from various high street and online outlets).


Please apply for this position immediately as we wish to interview before half term.

The Study Preparatory School and Nursery is totally committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children & young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, as all new staff will be subject to enhanced DBS clearance, identity checks, qualification checks and employment checks to include an exploration of any gaps within employment, two satisfactory references and registration with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).