3 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    6 March 2023

  • Closing date

    29 January 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    13 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

  • View all Part timejobs - 30 hours per week: 0830 - 15.00 daily during term time plus insets. 30 minute lunch break each day

Contract type

Fixed term - 06/03/2023 - 31/08/2023 in first instance

Full-time equivalent salary

£21,189 - £21,968

Pay scale

Grade 3, Points 4 - 6

What skills and experience we're looking for

Moordown St John's CE Primary School is seeking to appoint a Curriculum Support (whole class) Teaching Assistant, initially on a fixed term contract from 6 March 2023 - 31 August 2023. The successful applicant will work in Key Stage 1 in the first instance.

The post is for 30 hours per week. Working hours will be 0830 – 15.00 each day during school term time plus INSET days. There will be a half an hour lunch break each day.

We are looking for a self-motivated, caring and committed person to work alongside talented staff and contribute to the ethos of this friendly and popular school.

The successful applicant will have a proven track record of working with children and:

× be able to support and promote an excellent desire for learning, adapting to individual needs and following behaviour plans

× be able to support and promote an excellent spiritual and reflective learning ethos

× be creative and flexible in the way they work

× be committed to their own professional development and participate fully in the life of the school and community


What the school offers its staff

Moordown St John’s is a popular Church of England Primary School in Bournemouth where children are happy and staff are committed to improving standards and providing exciting purposeful learning experiences for all children.

We have a strong Christian ethos and focus on creating a supportive nurturing environment for our children, built on positive relationships between home and school.

We offer staff the chance to:-

- make a difference to the futures of our engaged children

- work with motivated and talented colleagues

- receive support from the leadership team/directors

- undertake professional development.

We value the diversity of our workforce and welcome applications from all sectors of the community.

Further details about the role

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974. The amendments to the ROA 1974 (Exceptions Order 1975, (2013 and 2020)) provide that when applying for certain jobs and activities, certain spent convictions and cautions are ‘protected’, so they do not need to be disclosed to employers, and if they are disclosed, employers cannot take them into account. The MOJ’s guidance on the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the Exceptions Order 1975, provides information about which convictions must be declared during job applications and related exceptions and further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.

The School will conduct online searches of shortlisted candidates. This check will be part of a safeguarding check, and the search will purely be based on whether an individual is suitable to work with children. All aspects of social media and internet searches will be conducted. As care must be taken to avoid unconscious bias and any risk of discrimination, a person who will not on the appointment panel will conduct the searches and will only share information if and when findings are relevant and of concern.

Commitment to safeguarding

This School is committed to safeguarding, preventing radicalisation and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. If successful, you will be required to undergo vigorous pre-employment checks including Enhanced DBS clearance in line with the Government's safer recruitment guideline.

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About Moordown St John's Church of England Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
420 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01202 527683

Moordown St John’s is a popular Church of England Primary School in Bournemouth where children are happy and staff are committed to improving standards and providing exciting purposeful learning experiences for all children. We have a strong Christian ethos and focus on creating a supportive nurturing environment for our children, built on positive relationships between home and school.

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