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  • Start date details

    January 2023

  • Closing date

    3 January 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    8 December 2022

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - January 2023 - August 2023

Full-time equivalent salary


What skills and experience we're looking for

Key Accountabilities

Under the guidance of teachers, the successful candidate will be involved in working with individuals, small groups or a whole class of pupil1 to support the education, personal and social development of pupils and establishing positive relationships to assist pupils to complete structured learning activities. Duties may include:

• Support to implement learning activities, working with individuals, small groups or a whole class of pupils when


• Support to assist the development of varying skills that support pupils' learning,

• Support in producing learning resources,

• Support to assist in pupil supervision,

• Support in monitoring and recording of pupil progress and developmental needs,

• Reporting pupil progress to the teacher,

• Work within the school’s policy and procedures,

• To follow the direction of the Class Teacher

If relevant:

• Working to the relevant standard/framework by completing work in a timely manner,

Skills and Experience

Experience of working with or caring for children of a relevant age in a voluntary or work experience capacity is desirable.

The successful candidate would also have the following skills:

• Good team player

• Good communicator with parents, teachers and pupils

• Good time management skills

• Good organisational skills

• Knowledge and understanding of confidentiality

• Ability to use ICT

• Applicants wishing to apply for this position should ideally have GCSE Maths and English at grade C/4 or equivalent although this is not an essential requirement for the role

What the school offers its staff

A Key Stage 2 Teaching Assistant is required to join our team, where we wish them to share our educational philosophy on the provision of high-quality, creative learning opportunities with a view to developing the whole child. The successful candidate will be supporting to provide a safe, happy, and well-disciplined learning environment, which enables our children to acquire a wide range of knowledge, skills and practical abilities.

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 St John With St Michael Church of England Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
114 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Email address
Phone number
01706 852 614

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