Part Time Teaching Assistant & Midday Assistant - 9am to 1pm, Five Days Per Week

Churchfields, the Village School, Melksham, Wiltshire, SN12 8HY

This job expired on 11 July 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    11 July 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    24 June 2022

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TA: £9.99 - £10.81 per hour (D4 – E8, depending on experience); MDSA: £9.20 - £9.60 per hour (B1 – B2, depending on experience); [ HLTA: £13.18 - £14.26 (H15 – H17, depending on experience) ]

Part Time Teaching Assistant & Midday Assistant - 9am to 1pm, Five Days Per Week job summary

We are looking for a committed, enthusiastic and flexible part-time Teaching Assistant (TA) to initially work in our year five and six class at our Atworth base. The successful applicant will also work as a midday supervisory assistant (MDSA). The role will be for five days per week, 9am to 1pm. They will work closely with, and be supported by, staff from both bases and will likely be given the opportunity to supplement their income with additional TA overtime hours, and Higher Level Teaching Assistant (HLTA) hours during, or outside of, their contracted hours at both bases, depending on their availability and the needs of the school. HLTA-based experience and support will be provided if necessary. A flexible candidate, able to travel between both bases using their own transport, is essential to be responsive to our school’s needs. This is a short ten minute journey, and travel expenses will be paid. The successful candidate will be: • Able to carry out numerous roles under the guidance of classteachers to ensure that all pupils are well supported and make at least good progress. • Aware of the needs of primary age children. • Able to make learning fun and accessible to children. • Committed to the school family and ethos and willing to contribute fully to the life of the school. • Flexible and adaptable, and open to new ideas and ways of working. • A good communicator and team player. • Happy to develop their own skills and knowledge, even if experienced. • Willing to work across both bases of our federated school. We offer: • A supportive, friendly and hardworking team. • A school that is committed to seeing all children reach their full potential. • A school community that enjoys learning together. • Supportive parents and governors. • Commitment to your professional development.
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About Churchfields, the Village School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
127 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact phone number
01225 703026

Churchfields, the Village School is a thriving two site rural primary school, based at Atworth and Monkton Farleigh villages. Both sites teach in mixed-age classes with an all through primary age range at both bases. Both sites are easily accessible from Bristol and Bath.

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