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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    19 February 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    7 February 2024

Job details

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Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£23,500.00 Annually (FTE) Actual salary £14,772 per annum

1 : 1 Teaching Assistant job summary

1 :1 Teaching Assistant

Pickwick Academy Trust would like to recruit a part-time 1 :1 Teaching Assistant to support a named child on a 1:1 basis, based at Milton on Stour Primary School. The appointment will be fixed-term due to funding for a named child and the contract will end when he/she leaves Milton on Stour Primary School or no longer needs support.


Hours: 27.5 hours per week, 9.00am to 3.30pm (with 1-hour unpaid lunch break), Monday to Friday, 38.2 weeks per year (term time plus one agreed inset day per year).

Salary range:

Salary range: Salary Dorset Grade 5, Point 5 - £23,500 pro rata, per annum (actual salary £14,772 per annum).

Required to start: as soon as possible

Milton -on Stour Primary School is set in the beautiful North Dorset countryside, just outside the town of Gillingham. The school is a five class Church of England Primary school with mixed age classes and lies adjacent to the St Jude and St Simon Church.At Milton our core values are love, hope and joy and our Christian ethos is underpinned by the story of The Good Shepherd. Our school prides itself on a curriculum that is text rich and offers experiential learning, with embracing diversity, developing character skills and assured oracy at the heart of what we do.Milton on Stour Primary School joined Pickwick in February 2024 and strongly believes in collaboration and sharing of best practice to enable our children to flourish in their school and their community.

We are looking to appoint a committed and flexible teaching assistant, to support named children on a 1:1 basis. Experience in Early Years and KS1 desired. The successful candidate will need to be sympathetic to, and understanding of, children’s special educational needs and be committed to supporting children in both their learning, behaviour and social situations. You will be supported by a class teacher and wider team in the role of Teaching Assistant.

Duties will include:

  • Supporting pupils’ learning, either in groups or through 1:1 work. The exact tasks will depend on the learning support needs of the pupil/s
  • Supporting pupils’ self-esteem, inclusion and behavioural development plus pastoral needs
  • Provide physical/personal care to pupils where required
  • Supporting the Teacher/s
  • Supporting the curriculum - Support the delivery of the English and Mathematics curriculum along with other aspects of both the National Curriculum and the enhanced curriculum offered by the school.
  • Support the school e.g. assisting with setting up, storing and retrieving and general maintenance of classroom equipment and teaching aids.

The jobholder must demonstrate a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. This will involve undertaking annual Safeguard training and using school reporting systems for any Safeguard concerns.

What we offer:

A happy school community, underpinned by a caring and supportive staff team

Engaging children, eager to learn and thrive

Excellent training and development opportunities, as part of Pickwick Academy Trust

A wide range of staff benefits (please refer to the attached Applicant Information pack)

Interested candidates are required to apply by 12.00noon on Monday 19th February 2024

Interview date will be confirmed

At Pickwick Academy Trust we are committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we require anyone joining our school to actively contribute to this commitment.

All shortlisted candidates will be subject to online searches as part of safer recruitment due diligence. Successful candidates will be subject to a range of pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS check and a barred list check if working in regulated activity

Pickwick Academy Trust is committed to equality of opportunity for all. Our aim is to ensure that no applicant or employee is discriminated against or is disadvantaged by policies, procedures, conditions or requirements. We have a caring and supportive environment where wellbeing is a key priority – flexible working requests will be considered.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020

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About Milton-on-Stour Church of England Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
Up to 148 pupils
Age range
4 to 11

School location

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