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  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    9 October 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    18 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

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Working pattern

Part time: 30 hours per week, Monday to Friday 8.45 am - 3.15 pm with a 30 minute unpaid lunch break

Contract type


Pay scale

Scale 3, Point 7 £22,369 FTE

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are opening a new facility for 10 SEMH children at Wintringham Primary Academy in January 2024 and are seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant with a desire to work with and improve the outcomes for these students.

We are looking for someone to act as a role model for teaching and learning, who will also lead enrichment activities, improving the life chances of these students, to join our experienced staff team. We are looking for someone with relevant experience who will bring enthusiasm and a commitment to children's learning to our happy and friendly school.

The right candidate will need to be adaptable, enthusiastic, highly motivated and have the ability to work as part of a team. They must demonstrate full commitment to the school and its aim to raise standards.

Every day you will be assisting in teaching language, literacy and numeracy helping the class reach the early learning goals of the national curriculum, along with encouraging good behaviour.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • The ability to build strong relationships with children, parents/carers and staff.
  • A commitment to equal opportunities.
  • The ability to work effectively as part of a team but also to use your own initiative
  • The ability to work effectively in a team.
  • Organizational and time management skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Have a good understanding of teaching and learning.

Patience and a good sense of humour.

What the school offers its staff

The successful candidate will be eligible for the following benefits upon commencement of employment:

  • Fantastic working environment
  • Enthusiastic, friendly, supportive team

  • Auto-enrolment into a contributory pension scheme (TPS for teachers and LGPS for support staff)
  • Free on-site parking
  • CPD through internal and external providers
  • Salary sacrifice schemes such as Cycle to Work

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to obtain an Enhanced Certificate of Disclosure from the DBS and be successful against a range of other recruitment checks.

For information on who we are and what we do why not browse our website;


Application forms can be downloaded from the Wintringham Primary Academy website.

Application forms with a covering letter should be sent to HR@diamondlearningtrust.com or posted to HR Office at:

Winhills Primary Academy

Off Duck Lane

St Neots


PE19 2DX

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 Wintringham Primary Academy

School type
Free School, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
120 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number
01480 595885

Arranging a visit to Wintringham Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@wintringham.cambs.sch.uk.

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