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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    14 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    8 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£15,243.00 - £16,140.00 Annually (Actual)



Putteridge Primary School is an exciting and stimulating learning environment to work in. As a team of professionals, we continually challenge the status quo so that we can work to the greatest effect so that all children can achieve and progress to their fullest potential.

We are a very popular and vibrant 3 form entry primary school on the Hertfordshire / Luton border. We have invested heavily to ensure that this is a quality learning environment for the children and a wonderful workplace for the whole staff. We are continually developing our culture so that we can embed excellence at all levels.

The position:

We are looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic and nurturing member of staff to work with SEN children across Key Stage 1 and occasionally, with a child on a 1:1 basis. This is a fixed term post from September 2024 until August 2025.

You will:

  • Have recent and relevant school-based experience within Key Stage 1
  • Have a working knowledge of the Key Stage 1 curriculum, particularly Maths and English
  • Be committed to raising the achievement and attainment of all of our children
  • Have the drive, enthusiasm and commitment to develop our school further
  • Be a committed team player who enjoys working collaboratively
  • Be friendly, caring and hardworking

We can offer:

  • A rich and stimulating curriculum
  • Knowledgeable, dedicated and welcoming colleagues and a great place to begin or develop your career further in a happy and professional environment.
  • Extremely polite and well behaved children, supported and nurtured by staff
  • A well-resourced school that is focused on children becoming effective and empowered learners
  • A strong community ethos, well supported by parents


If reading this has inspired you, we would love to meet you and would actively encourage you to come and visit us.

Please contact Sandra Kenneford on 01582 728262 to make an appointment or email sandra.kenneford@putteridgeprimaryschool.org.uk

Our Website: www.putteridgeprimaryschool.org.uk

Please ensure you address all of the criteria on the Person Specification and provide specific examples, including impact, to demonstrate how you meet each of the criterion.

Closing date for applications: Midnight on Sunday 14th July 2024

Interview date: w/c 15th July

(Please note that if you are invited to interview, you will be required to undertake a practical exercise with a group of children).


CVs will not be accepted for posts based in school, application must be made on the form provided. Putteridge Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Criminal Records Bureau.


Teaching Assistant Job Description and Person Specification

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.

This job post has expired.

About Putteridge Primary School

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

School location

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