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Current Vacancies

We currently have the following vacancies. 

Higher Level Teaching Assistant (Permanent)

Grade G04 Point 13: £22,755 (£16,759 pro-rata inclusive of London weighting based on 0.7365 FTE)
Location: Vaughan Primary School, The Gardens, West Harrow, HA1 4EL
Work Pattern: 31 hours per week (Core hours 8.30am – 3.30pm Monday to Friday, with additional 1 hr per week as deployed by Headteacher), Term Time Only, Permanent

Vaughan Primary School is looking to appoint an enthusiastic and reliable Higher Level Teaching Assistant whose main role will be to work as part of a team, provide one-to-one and small group support both in and out of the classroom and be able to demonstrate an impact on pupil progress. This is in addition to promoting inclusion and positive behaviour.

We pride ourselves on being a caring and nurturing school that has high expectations and aspirations for all our children. We aim to provide a rich and stimulating learning environment and strongly believe that a positive start to a child’s education impacts significantly on their engagement and attitudes to learning. 

As well as experience in working with pupils, candidates should possess the following qualities; team work, flexibility and patience. Candidates should demonstrate competency to GCSE level in both Maths and English.

Visits are warmly welcomed and encouraged; we would be delighted to show candidates around the school. Please contact the school office to make an appointment (telephone 0208 427 7222 or email

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and staff and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be subject to an Enhanced DBS Check and a pre-employment health screening check. CVs will not be accepted and references will be requested prior to interview.

Please visit our school website to find out more about us:

  • Closing Date: Monday 6th June 2022 at 12pm
  • Shortlisting: Monday 6th June 2022 at 1.30pm
  • Interviews: Friday 17th June 2022 (morning)

Classroom Teacher (Temporary - 1 year fixed term - maternity cover)

Salary: £29,915 - £41,136 
Location: Vaughan Primary School, The Gardens, West Harrow, HA1 4EL
Contract Term: 1 Year fixed term (maternity cover) Work Pattern: Full Time

Do you want to be part of an exceptional team, in an outstanding school, where you can make a positive impact and where the children are eager to learn and achieve? 


At Vaughan Primary School, we are looking for a passionate class teacher to deliver high quality lessons while successfully nurturing and inspiring our students. We are offering a fixed term 1 year contract to cover for a class teacher, with a potential to extend after that period.

As part of our energetic and welcoming team, you will enthuse and motivate students to strive for success while maintaining a healthy learning environment for all children within the school.


Vaughan Primary School is a Ofsted rated Outstanding school based in Harrow. We offer on-site parking, childcare vouchers, staff lifestyle discounts and a cycle scheme, as well as a rigorous induction programme. Our school is set in a well-connected and diverse location adjacent to West Harrow station. You will have the opportunity to work alongside a committed staff, sharing practice on a regular basis and developing pedagogy through supported self- reflection. We pride ourselves on excellent student behaviour, our strong ethos of inclusion and diversity. Our school community offers the opportunity to become a meaningful part of the wider community through enrichment and extra-curricular activities. 


  • Main payscale salary [£29,915 - £41,136].
  • A school that is fully dedicated to developing every child to reach their full potential, irrespective of their ability.
  • Collaborative working within our cluster of schools to support our endeavours to work smarter and achieve an effective balance between home and work.
  • A dedicated and friendly team of professionals who are keen to develop and learn.
  • Excellent CPD opportunities to grow and development through committed mentorship.
  • Onsite parking.
  • Onsite canteen with locally sourced ingredients.
  • A cycle scheme and discounted gym membership, as part of the Harrow Council Local Authority offer.
  • Fantastic facilities to resource your ability to teach your students without limitations. 


  • QTS (Qualified Teacher Status)
  • Primary teaching experience


  • A detailed knowledge of the curriculum and its means of delivery.
  • High standards of communication and interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to work as part of a team.
  • The ability to work to deadlines.
  • The ability to motivate both students and your peers.
  • Highly motivated and enthusiastic.
  • Excellent attendance and punctuality.
  • Exudes a 'can do' attitude.

Potential candidates for this role are warmly invited to contact the headteacher for additional information.

There are opportunities to visit the school for a tour. Visit dates are listed below:

  • Wednesday 25th May 2022 @ 4pm
  • Thursday 26th May 2022 @ 4pm
  • Friday 27th May 2022 @ 4pm

Please contact the recruitment email address to arrange a visit on one of these dates. 

  • Closing Date: Monday 6th June @ 12pm
  • Shortlisting: Tuesday 7th June
  • Interviews: Tuesday 14th June (am)

Completed application forms should be submitted by the closing date to