6 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    3 September 2024

  • Closing date

    19 April 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    28 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1

Working pattern

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  • 30 hours/week (23 hours classroom TA, 2 hours lunchtime cover, 5 hours breakfast club cover, starting at 8am)

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 9 months

Full-time equivalent salary


Actual salary


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for an enthusiastic, caring, flexible and committed team member to join our happy and successful school family to cover a maternity leave position. We are looking for someone to support the teaching and learning of our pupils in the EYFS and Year 1. The post will involve supporting the educational, personal, social and emotional development of our pupils, under the direction of the class teacher. Recent primary school experience is highly advantageous. Knowledge and experience of the Early Years Foundation Stage is desirable, but not essential. As well as supporting children during lessons, the post may involve the delivery of learning to smaller groups. Knowledge of the Little Wandle Letters and Sounds scheme would be highly advantageous.

We are looking for a candidate who can demonstrate:

  • experience of supporting pupils of different abilities;
  • knowledge of the National Curriculum, including the Early Years curriculum;
  • patience and compassion;
  • the ability to work flexibly;
  • excellent interpersonal skills, being able to communicate effectively with pupils, staff, parents and other professionals;
  • a proactive, self-motivated approach but also able to work as part of a team;
  • a willingness to learn and develop existing skills;
  • a commitment to safeguarding;
  • a sense of humour;
  • willingness to ‘go the extra mile’.

What the school offers its staff

In return, we will provide:

  • a happy, calm and supportive working environment;
  • a very strong team of supportive colleagues;
  • professional development.

Further details about the role

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Applications should be returned to Mrs H.Wines Headteacher, The Edward Richardson Primary School, East Road, Tetford, Horncastle, LN9 6QQ, or emailed to our enquiries email address.

Closing date for completed applications: Midnight on Friday 19th April 2024.

Interviews to take place w.c. Monday 29th April 2024.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Edward Richardson Primary 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 posts are subject to an enhanced DBS check and all shortlisted candidates will need to verify their eligibility to work in the UK at interview.

In accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016, the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post. We welcome all applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability.

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 enquiries@edward-richardson.lincs.sch.uk

Visas cannot be sponsored.
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About The Edward Richardson Primary School, Tetford

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
107 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01507 533686

Arranging a visit to The Edward Richardson Primary School, Tetford

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email helen.wines@edward-richardson.lincs.sch.uk.

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