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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    4 June 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    24 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours a week (term-time)

Contract type


Pay scale

Level 3 NJC Scale point 07-11 (£

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will:

  • Have an appropriate Early Years Qualification and the ability to demonstrate an excellent knowledge and understanding of the EYFS framework and setting.
  • Have an appropriate Early Years Qualification and the ability to demonstrate an excellent knowledge and understanding of the EYFS framework and setting.
  • Support children with a variety of SEND requirements both within a class setting and small groups
  • Be a role model for pupils and colleagues in terms of professional behaviour and attitudes.
  • Have high expectations of all pupils
  • Well-organised and able to appreciate that there is a multi-role aspect to this post which will require excellent flexibility and adaptability
  • Able to work independently, showing initiative and managing their own time effectively
  • Calm and collected with a good sense of humour
  • Highly motivated and enthusiastic
  • Able to monitor, evaluate and record pupil progress with guidance from senior leaders
  • Willing to contribute to the wider life of the school
  • Be involved with classroom support being able to show effective provision to our children

The children are looking for a teaching assistant who:

  • Helps them
  • Listens to them.
  • Makes learning interesting and fun.
  • Is happy and smiles a lot.
  • Supports them in becoming resilient, reflective, confident learner.

Please send a completed application form with a covering letter to HR@stphilips.cambs.sch.uk. Further information is available on www.stphilips.cambs.sch.uk/vacancies

What the school offers its staff

We can offer:

  • A friendly working environment.
  • An excellent leadership team to support and guide.
  • Strong and supportive leadership from our EYFS leader
  • A friendly, dynamic and supportive team who are dedicated to providing an exciting and enriching learning experience
  • Happy children who enjoy learning

Commitment to safeguarding

St Philip’s CE (A) 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. Applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, two satisfactory references and a disclosure of Criminal Record and Disqualification Declaration.

In line with guidance from the Safer Recruitment Consortium, an online search will also be completed for shortlisted candidates.

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About St Philip's CofE Aided Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
270 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01223 508707

We are a rapidly improving school, being judged ‘Good’ in November 2021. We are looking to appoint an excellent Full-time Class Teacher to join our friendly, committed and hardworking staff after half-term. This is a brilliant time to be joining our friendly and dynamic team. We are a growing, urban primary school close to the centre of Cambridge with a diverse and dynamic local community. We have close connections with our local churches and other faith groups as well as growing connections with the University of Cambridge.

Arranging a visit to St Philip's CofE Aided Primary School

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

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