Deadline is today

  • Job start date

    3 September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    10 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time: Hours of work 27.5 hours per week TA ( 8.45am - 3.15pm) and 2.5 hours per week MDSA (30 minutes each day) in term time

Contract type

Fixed term - Fixed until 31st August 2025

Pay scale

Teaching Assistant Grade D - E £23,114-£24,702 Per annum/pro-rata (£11.98-£12.80 per hour pro rata) depending on experience MDSA Grade B £22,366 (£10.59 per hour pro rata)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint an experienced Teaching Assistant and MDSA to support the children at St John’s Catholic Primary School.

The successful candidate will be someone who

  • Is flexible and able to work collaboratively with other members of staff
  • Is an excellent communicator committed to being part of an effective team within the whole school community
  • Is patient and understanding when working with children
  • Is self-motivated and reliable
  • Has excellent behaviour management skills
  • Has a willingness to undertake training
  • Is enthusiastic with a good sense of humour
  • Will undertake lunchtime support for 30 minutes each day

What the school offers its staff

In return we can offer a supportive and friendly working environment, all necessary training and children who are well behaved and a joy to teach. This opportunity would be particularly suited to someone who would like to pursue a career in teaching or supporting teaching.

Commitment to safeguarding

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
All applicants will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check before appointment is confirmed.
A copy of our Safeguarding Policy can be found on the school website along with our applicants privacy notice.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to

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About St John's Catholic Primary School, Trowbridge

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
308 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01225 752006

Welcome to St John's Catholic Primary School.
We are a one and a half form entry Voluntary Aided Primary School in Trowbridge and are part of the Clifton Diocese.
Please visit our school website for more information and to view our recent Ofsted report from November 2022.

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