Full-time Level 2 Teaching Assistant (37 hours per week, term time only), required for April 2019 or sooner
Fixed term contract to cover maternity leave

Grade 4 – £17,972 – £18,870 (salary scale points 10-13)

(Paid throughout the year as a term-time percentage of 85.29% with under 5 years’ service; 87.20% with over 5 years’ service)



 The governors would like to appoint a Level 2, well-motivated and enthusiastic teaching assistant with Early Years’ and SEND experience to support children in our provision for 2 year olds and those in our designated provision for 2-4 year olds with additional needs.

The successful applicant will be a team player, flexible and hard-working, with:

  • A sensitive approach
  • High expectations of learners both behaviourally and educationally
  • Well-developed communication skills, both with children and adults
  • A willingness to undertake training as required
  • Experience of working with children with special needs

The school was Ofsted inspected in autumn term 2017 and received its third consecutive “Outstanding” judgment. Inspectors acknowledged that:

“This has led to a wonderful team of talented individuals who feel valued and are proud to work at the school. Equally, staff share their expertise with adults across the local authority and beyond.”

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to spend a trial day under observation in the classroom.  If successful, they will then be invited to interview.

We are committed to safeguarding our children and each other. Shortlisted candidates will be required to have read the school’s Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy and this will be referred to at interview. The successful candidate will be required to apply for enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.  Further details can be found on

As part of the interview process reference will be made to our ‘Safeguarding’ policy which can be found using here.

Please email completed forms to Maxine Hughes, Headteacher’s PA, at

Closing date:                                                             Sunday, 10 February 2019  

Provisional trial date for shortlisted candidates: Thursday, 28 February 2019           

Provisional interview date:                                      Monday, 11 March 2019

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