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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    5 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    10 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time: The position is in KS2, supporting learning within Year5/6 each morning, as well as delivering a wide range of interventions as required. The role also includes lunch duty each day. 22.5 hrs per week (38 weeks a year), 8.30-1pm

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£18,933 – £19,698 pro rata

Pay scale

Grade 3 pt 4-6

What skills and experience we're looking for

The ideal candidate will:

  • promote a caring and supportive environment in which children can flourish and succeed

  • have high expectations alongside a positive, nurturing approach

  • have practical, school-based experience of planning and delivering tasks to support children with a range of needs

  • be organised and reflective in developing practice

  • demonstrate effective team working skills

  • have a good standard of English and Maths

  • Be committed to embedding our school vision for all children and adults, ‘to be confident individuals, successful learners and responsible citizens’

We are keen to consider applicants with an interest and experience in planning and delivering whole class lessons with support. This would be paid at a higher Grade 4 rate as applicable for the right candidate.

What the school offers its staff

We are a small, friendly and dedicated team who work hard to provide a caring and supportive environment in which children can flourish and succeed.

Staff work collaboratively across our federation, sharing ideas and planning to meet the needs of our children .

Further details about the role

The post includes lunchtime cover to enable us to fully embed our nurture provision during lunchtimes.

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 Copdock Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 5 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
82 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11
Phone number
01473 730337

Copdock is a small, rural village school which is part of a federation with Bentley CEVC Primary School, sharing an Executive Headteacher and one Governing Board. All classes are of mixed age and staff from both schools work in close partnership to enhance planning, assessment and curriculum opportunities for our learners. Copdock Primary School currently has 82 children on roll. Our outstanding provision promotes high expectations for children and staff, embracing our school vision for all to be 'Confident Individuals, Successful Learners and Responsible Citizens'.

Arranging a visit to Copdock Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email joanne.austin@copdock.suffolk.sch.uk.

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