Job Vacancies in Jewish Schools

Jewish Studies Teaching Assistant

Immanuel College
Preparatory School
Contract Type: Full Time
Education Setting: Primary School
Job Category: Teaching Assistant/Learning Support Assistant
Location: Bushey

The Role:  We are looking for a colleague who will share and promote the high standards of teaching, pastoral care and Jewish life and learning that are the core values of the school. The successful candidate will be approachable, imaginative and motivated, seeking to bring out the best in all the children. We offer the opportunity for staff to innovate and extend their own professional development.

The School: Immanuel College is entering a new, exciting era of educational and physical development, which will build on our Jewish modern orthodox, co-educational, independent roots. You will join a school characterised by high academic standards, outstanding pastoral care, and a renowned programme of Jewish study.  We enjoy an environment of happy, fulfilled young people who are fully engaged in the life of this friendly school, are aspirational and are committed to their studies and their community. We are looking for colleagues who are eager to contribute to their futures and build a bright beacon of Jewish life and learning. 

Staff Benefits: Immanuel College is a vibrant, professional, and caring place to work, where every day brings new challenges and opportunities. We are deeply committed to the emotional and professional well-being of all our staff and believe that happy, well-cared for staff make the best team.  We pride ourselves on providing an environment where staff have the freedom to learn and grow.  We provide access to a generous pension scheme, a supportive CPD system, membership of a healthcare provider, provision of a Windows Surface laptop during tenure at the School, free lunches, family-friendly policies, free on-site parking, and a range of well-being initiatives.

How to Apply: Please visit our website to apply.  An Application Form, Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form and the names and contact details of two referees should be sent to Dr Millan Sachania, Head Master, at

We retain the right to interview strong candidate prior to the closing date.

Further Information: If you are interested and wish to have an informal conversation to discuss the role or would like to visit the School, we would be happy to arrange this.  Please contact Mrs Alexis Gaffin, Head of Preparatory School

Immanuel College is a thriving and independent successful HMC co-educational Jewish day school for children aged 4 to 18.  We welcome, on an equal basis, all applications regardless of faith.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Before making an application for any vacancy, you should familiarise yourself with our Child Protection & Safeguarding, Recruitment and Selection and our Equal Opportunities policies.

Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020 and the School is therefore permitted to ask job applicants to declare convictions and cautions (including those which are “spent” unless they are “protected” under the DBS filtering rules) in order to assess their suitability to work with children.  The school may carry out online searches on shortlisted applicants and all applicants will be required to provide details of their online profile, including social-media accounts, as part of their application.

The safeguarding responsibilities of the post are outlined in the job description.

PLEASE NOTE: Closing date is 10am on 7 June 2024

Interview date: Week commencing Monday 17 June 2024
Closing date: 07 June 2024
Immanuel College
Preparatory School

Elstree Road
WD23 4EB
Tel: 020 8950 0604
Head Master: Dr Millan Sachania,
MA Cantab, MPhil, PhD, FRSA.