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  • Expected start date

    6 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    6 December 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    30 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
Key stage
Working pattern
Will consider part time, term time
17.5hrs per week Mon- Fri am only
Contract type
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
£18,013 - £18,957 dependant on experience
Actual salary
£7,158 - £7,740

Job summary

We are looking to appoint a friendly and caring teaching assistant with experience of working with young children. The role would particularly suit a graduate interested in becoming a primary school teacher through the SCITT route - learning on the job. The job would be working in a class with Year 3 pupils.

Upon finishing a successful period as a TA and meeting our SCITT criteria, the successful candidate would be offered a teacher training placement at the school.

We want to appoint a caring and patient Teaching Assistant to support teaching and learning in our school. You will be working 5 mornings a week (17.5 hours), term time only. You will work with the children on a 1:1 basis or in small groups, supporting them in the classroom and playground. You will need to be organised, perceptive and sensitive to the needs of others, as well as being flexible, adaptable and work well in a team. Ideally experience of a similar role preferred, although training and support will be provided.

In order to provide continuity into the lunchtime break we expect our Teaching Assistants to take on some midday supervisor duties.

Holy Trinity is a popular thriving school with a friendly staff and a positive work environment. Standards of achievement are high, our children are well-behaved and staff enjoy working at Holy Trinity, with its calm and happy Christian ethos.

Our most recent Ofsted inspection (Nov 2016) confirms that we are a good school, with outstanding features. Our diocesan inspection (Jan 2017) judged us outstanding and recognised the strong relationships between staff.
Following all the recent changes and additional pressures in education we are committed to working towards an effective work / life balance for our staff.
If you are interested in joining our happy and thriving school, please complete an application and return to the school. We are able to welcome visits to the school but due to covid restrictions this would be done after school hours to minimise risk. Please take a look at our website or call the school to find out more information too.
Closing date for applications is noon on Monday 6th December. Interviews for successful candidates will be on Tuesday 7th December. Applicants who are not notified by the interview date should assume that they have not been short-listed.

The school is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS check and references.

The Teaching Assistant role will be on Surrey Grade S3, £18,013 - £18,957 FTE (pro-rata actual salary £7,158 - £7,740 per annum). The Midday Supervisor role will be on Surrey Grade S1/2, £17,833 FTE (pro rata actual salary £404 - £2,080).

Additional allowances

Additional salary available for Midday Supervisor hours to be agreed at interview

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
School size
420 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact email
Contact phone number
01276 858297

About Holy Trinity CofE Primary School

Our last Ofsted inspection (Nov 2016) confirms that we are “a good school, with outstanding features”.

The LEA commended the school for its forward thinking and ability to successfully manage new educational initiatives. Teaching is both rewarding and hard work but we are committed to working towards an effective work / life balance for our staff and it is one of our key School Development Plan targets for 2015-17. The school is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. West End is part of the borough of Surrey Heath boasting easy access to heathland, Basingstoke canal, acres of Crown Estate for walks and cycling as well as Military Land to explore.

It has excellent transport links from London Waterloo to Woking and to local stations such as: Bagshot, Brookwood, Sunningdale and Camberley. The village of West End is 5 minutes’ drive from junction 3 of the M3 and has an efficient bus service too. Surrey Heath has excellent leisure facilities and an abundance of open space and parkland. The Atrium development in Camberley with its nine screen cinema and bowling complex, makes Surrey Heath a great place to stay healthy and have fun.

Surrey Heath works with a number of partner agencies to provide housing, support and advice to help residents secure and maintain affordable homes in the Borough. There are affordable rental properties and low cost home ownership. To find out more about these services visit

Arranging a visit to Holy Trinity CofE Primary School

Please contact the school on 01276 858297 to arrange a visit or for more information. Visits to the school are encouraged.

School location

Benner Lane, Woking, Surrey, GU24 9JQ

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