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    Easter term

  • Closing date

    1 March 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    7 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Full time: salary: Level 3 +(SCP 5 £12.72 per hour - SCP 12 £ 14.23 per hour) Permanent: Full time ( term time only )

Contract type


Pay scale

Level 3 + ( SCP 5 £12.72 per hour - SCP 12 £14.23 per hour )

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Hold A Level 3 Diploma in EY Education or Equivalent
  • Have High Expectations and ambition for all children
  • Maintain high standards of professional conduct
  • be creative and innovative when planning and initiating activities
  • Demonstrate good communication skills and work proactively in collaboration with parents, learners, colleagues, and external agencies in the best interests of the children.
  • promote the welfare and safeguarding of all children in our school
  • have a desire to continually learn to enhance their career development.

What the school offers its staff

  • Pupils who are happy, enthusiastic and keen to learn
  • A well-resourced and spacious EYFS environment
  • An opportunity to become part of a friendly and supportive team of staff
  • The opportunity to grow your career and specialism
  • Continued professional development with access to specific training and learning.
  • A supportive leadership team.

Commitment to safeguarding

St Mary’s CE Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of all our pupils. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to a successful enhanced DBS clearance process.

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About St Mary's Church of England Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
682 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number

St Mary’s school is between Slough's main high street and Upton Park. It is surrounded by thriving businesses, housing, churches as well as parks and woodlands. The school was set up by the church in the 19th century to serve the needs of its local community and it still does today.

St Mary's started off very small and today we accept on role around 660 pupils. The school centres around a busy and bustling diverse community that celebrates a range of ethnicities and culturally rich families that represent many parts of our integral world.

As a Church of England school, we value and are ambitious for all children and are committed to providing a positive, happy, safe and stimulating environment for them to enjoy and excel in their learning; grow in confidence, resilience and independence; achieve their full potential and flourish as individuals whatever their ability. To provide a safe, supportive and happy learning environment where all children can learn, grow, achieve and flourish.

We take every opportunity to work with churches and faith groups, schools, charities, businesses and organisations, resulting in exciting learning opportunities for our children and learning outside the classroom.

We also take part in many local, national and international events such as fundraising for global charities, competitions and campaigns, reflecting our school vision and core values. The Slough Foodbank, Defibrillators in Public Places (DiPPs), The Alexander Devine Children’s Hospice Service, NSPCC; Children in Need; Comic and Sports Relief; Macmillan Cancer Support; UNICEF UK campaigns are a few of the charities that we support.

In addition, we respond to emergency appeals when we can e.g. Cyclone Idai and the hurricane disaster Fund, supporting Alwyn Allison Primary School, Anguilla following Hurricane Irma.

We engage with our MPs, previously Fiona Mactaggart and Tan Dhesi and have visited them in The Houses of Parliament and have visited Slough Mayors’ Office. Slough Youth Parliament have several representatives who were previous pupils and who have now enjoyed prestigious political experiences in secondary schools. Black History Month is elaborated with local representative and creative partners. Sustrans worked with us to support sustainable transport and we have taken part in farm projects and county estates’ programmes for increasing access to local food, and attended Countryside Food and Music festivals.

Arranging a visit to St Mary's Church of England Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email lbrown@stmarys.slough.sch.uk.

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