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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    5 March 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    20 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£20,760.00 - £21,223.00 Annually (FTE) £10.76 - £12.43 per-hour

EYFS Teaching Assistant job summary

Hours: 8:30am-3:30pm Monday to Friday. Term-time only plus 5 weeks paid holiday. - Negotiable.

About us

Our friendly, nurturing School welcomes all to unite together through creative, stimulating and challenging learning opportunities. We aim to support and enable all to flourish and prosper in all aspects of their life as they begin their journey with St James and St John Church of England Primary School. https://www.stjamesjohn.com/

About the role

This is an exciting opportunity for a flexible, enthusiastic, and creative Teaching Assistant to work in our lovely, child focused village school. You will be expected to undertake the professional duties and responsibilities of a Teaching Assistant and aid class teachers in delivering the appropriate curriculum to the whole class as well as on a 1:1 basis. There may also be requirements to help out with the serving of lunches and you will be expected to cover break and lunch duties as required.

About you

  • You will have the ability to communicate clearly with Teachers and younger individuals
  • Ability to create an encouraging learning environment for pupils
  • Active listening skills
  • Understanding and sensitivity towards children
  • Ability to remain calm in stressful situations
  • Ability to be flexible

Other information

We reserve the right to offer the role sooner than the closing date should the right candidate arise.

We encourage applicants to come and have a look around our lovely school prior to the closing date. Please contact Mrs Kayleigh Hawes to arrange a school visit 01280860272 or office@atjamesjohn.bucks.sch.uk.

St James and St John Church of England Primary School is committed to creating a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, religion, belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, pregnancy, maternity, age, disability, marriage or civil partnership.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check, a declaration that neither they, nor anyone who lives in the same household, are a disqualified person under the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations (2009) and other necessary checks. We are an equal opportunities employer.

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 St James and St John CofE Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
147 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

School location

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