3 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    22 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    8 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£23,114.00 - £23,892.00 Annually (FTE)

1:1 Teaching Assistant job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the team at St James' First School! We are looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to work with our existing team (Working 3 or 4 days a week) in a 1-2-1 capacity within the Reception class.

Fixed Term Contract - 8.30am to 15.00pm for 4 days a week (Monday to Thursday)

At St James'...

  • - Our children are amazing to work with
    - Our staff are a friendly, supportive, experienced and dynamic team
    - Our governors are caring, committed and determined that everyone will succeed
    - Our leadership team will ensure you receive rich professional development opportunities and any other support you may need.

St James' First School is a one-form entry first school just outside Wimborne. We are looking for an energetic, enthusiastic, aspirational, inspirational and creative teaching assistants to join us from September 2024. Our children need innovative teaching assistants with high expectations, motivation and a willingness to work hard. Our school vision is for every child to Believe and Achieve which is underpinned

We can offer a supportive, hard-working and friendly team of staff and governors; happy, well-motivated and well-behaved children and a commitment to your professional development. As a member of the Diocese of Salisbury Academy Trust we can also offer high quality Collaborative Professional Learning and the potential to further your career when the time is right.

If you are interested in this position and would like to have a more detailed conversation before making the decision to apply for the post, please send an e-mail to the school office and one of our team will make contact. When you have enough information to make your decision to apply, please complete all sections of the application form.

All applicants will be notified of the shortlisting decisions by email. References for shortlisted candidates will be requested before interviews.

If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience, then apply now by completing the My New Term online application form.

The Diocese of Salisbury Academy Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All applicants will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check before appointment is confirmed.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

Applying for the job

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Using the application form

This school accepts applications through their own website, where you may also find more information about this job.

Visas cannot be sponsored.
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About St James Church of England First School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 5 to 9
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
102 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 9

School location

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