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General School Assistant

Required to start in summer term or as soon as possible

Fixed term contract until 31 August 2020

Term time only (195 days), part time 27.5 hours, 8am – 2pm (with 30 minute unpaid break)

SC2, £19,311 - £20,001 FTE

The City of London Primary Academy Islington (COLPAI) is a two-form entry school which opened in September 2017 and is situated in the heart of one of the most vibrant areas of Islington. We are the newest primary school in the City of London Academies Trust, where pupils have achieved Outstanding results, ranking the City of London and the Trust as the top performing academy chain in the country for progress and attainment for disadvantaged children. Our school is partnered with the City of London School for Girls (CLSG), an ISI Outstanding rated independent school.

COLPAI temporarily occupies part of the new Moreland Primary School site while our brand new, state of the art school is built on the former Richard Cloudesley school site near to Golden Lane, EC1. There is excellence, pride and commitment amongst those who work here, and we always look for high calibre professionals to join us. We hope that you might see yourself joining this happy and exceptional new school.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and committed General School Assistant to support the supervision of our pupils, as well as assisting with duties within the school office.

 The successful candidate will be:

  • Responsible and committed to supervising our Reception and Y1 pupils and promoting their safety and welfare around the school.
  • Courteous, organised and efficient in supporting receptionist and porterage duties.
  • Passionate, enthusiastic and dedicated to providing a high level of service and care to the school community and its visitors.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This appointment is subject to enhanced DBS clearance, medical checks and satisfactory references.

To apply, please download the job description and application form below. Completed application forms and Privacy Statement form should be sent to by the closing date.

Closing date: Monday 18 February, 12 noon.

Interviews: Thursday 28 February, 8am – 12 noon.