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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    13 October 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    18 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time: Post 1: This post will be for 20 hours per week split over 5 days. Post 2: This post will be for 21.25 hours per week, working from 12.15 to 15.30 Mon to Fri

Contract type

Fixed term - Until July 2024

Pay scale

TA Scale

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to employ two 1:1 teaching assistants to start as soon as possible, initially on a one year contract until July 2024.

Post 1: This post will be for 20 hours per week split over 5 days.

Post 2: This post will be for 16.25 hours per week, working from 12.15 to 15.30 Monday to Friday.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, committed and creative Teaching Assistant, who wishes to fully involve themselves as an integral part of a very friendly and forward thinking school.

The successful candidate will be able to deliver high quality support in teaching and learning, being able to motivate and inspire children to become the best learners that they can be.

Relevant qualification and experience required.

You must have a good sense of humour and be able to build up excellent relationships with children and parents.

As part of the school’s commitment to safeguarding children and vulnerable groups we undertake ‘Safer Recruitment’ when recruiting to all posts for children and adults which require an Enhanced DBS check and/or a Barred List check.

Application forms are available from the school office.

Tel: 01778 342314

E-Mail: marcelle.russell@dsj.school

Visits to the school are encouraged and very welcome.

Closing date for applications: Friday 13th October 2023 at noon

Interviews will take place week commencing 16th October 2023

What the school offers its staff

We offer fantastic children and colleagues!

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.

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About Deeping St James Community Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
211 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01778 342314

At Deeping St James we aim to ensure every child is encouraged and inspired to reach their full potential within a diverse, exciting and broad school curriculum. 

Our four Learning Behaviours encourage our children to develop into:

Resilient Risk Takers
Determined Self-Improvers
Co-operative Group Workers
Persistent Problem Solvers

We believe that these skills, and the knowledge delivered by our curriculum and adults in school, best prepare all of our children for their futures. We believe that a safe, creative and stimulating environment is essential for learning, where knowledge and skills are applied and used in practical and real ways.

Our curriculum has been designed to help develop our Learning Behaviours and to inspire our children by sharing with them a wide range of opportunities. We want our curriculum to help all of our children find an area in which they excel and to nurture a life-long love of learning.

We aspire to prepare our children to make a positive impact on the World by becoming confident, kind, respectful, resilient, happy, life-long learners!

Above all, we want our school to be one of the reasons our children smile...

This statement was developed through consultation with staff, children, parents and governors. 

Arranging a visit to Deeping St James Community Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email enquiries@dsj.school.

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