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  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    19 December 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    5 December 2023

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Full-time equivalent salary

£16,764.00 - £17,332.00 Annually (Actual)

KS2 Teaching Assistant job summary

Our school has been on a journey over the last few years, and we have rapidly improving standards, which our curriculum reflects. Reading is at the heart of our curriculum, and we provide children with real-life experiences for writing through our Forest Schools programme and our WOW experiences and trips.

We support and nurture our children with our dedicated Family and Nurture Teams, who support children and their families.

At Whitefield, we are proud to have achieved the Gold School Games Award and the Platinum School Health and Well-being Award; we offer a free comprehensive after-school activities programme for our pupils.

KS2 Teaching Assistant

Hours of work: 30 hours per week- Monday - Friday 8.30am – 3.30pm with 1 - hour lunch break,

Term time only

Actual Annual Salary £16,764- £17,332

The ideal candidate would be someone able to work calmly and flexibly using a variety of interventions to meet the needs of our children.

You must enjoy the challenge of working with our remarkable children and want to make a difference to their well-being and education.

Ideally, you will have previous experience of working with young people and/or an understanding of special needs.

Are you?

Calm, patient and resourceful?

Do you have plenty of energy and enthusiasm?

Are you fully committed to the principles of inclusion?

Do you want to make a difference to a child’s life?

We are looking to employ someone who will have a positive influence on our children.

Main Duties:

Provide support in the classroom to individuals/groups of pupils as directed by the class teacher/line manager (e.g. adapting activities to meet pupils’ needs within IEPs, care plans etc.)

Follow and implement the school’s behaviour and any related policies and procedures. Invigilate tests and examinations as directed.

Provide support for learning in the classroom as directed by the class teacher/line manager and help to maintain the order and cleanliness of the classroom environment e.g. putting up displays, (may involve the ‘21 tasks of the National Agreement)

Assist in the supervision of children during the working day, on/off site including for example school visits, swimming; accompany children home or to hospital before and after school

We also subscribe to an employee benefits programme, which includes discounts with several retailers and hospitality outlets and membership of an employee assistance programme.

So, if you would like to join our amazing team and be part of our exciting journey then please apply today!

Applicants for this public-facing post will need to demonstrate the ability to converse, and provide effective help or advice, fluently in spoken English.

CVs will not be accepted for any posts based in schools.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Visits to tour our school sites are welcomed and strongly encouraged.

Please contact Megan Hankey - hankeym@whitefield.primaryluton.co.uk/ 01582 596108 to arrange a visit., answer any queries or for an informal chat.

Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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About Whitefield Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
448 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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