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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    2 October 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    19 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Part time, full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£17,094.00 - £17,377.00 Annually (Actual)

Primary Teaching Assistants x 2 job summary

Teaching Assistant

NJC level 2A point 3-4

Full time 31.67 hours, term time only

8.45am – 3.30pm, Monday to Friday and includes a 25-minute unpaid break

Fixed term until 31st August 2024 in the first instance

To start as soon as possible

We are keen to recruit 2 new teaching assistants to fixed term posts until 31st August 2024 in the first instance, to work with specific children within our Reception and Year 1 classes. We are looking preferably for someone with experience of a similar role within the education system. Working alongside teaching staff and existing pastoral teams you will provide an extra layer of support for pupils in the reception/year 1 classes.  You may also be asked to deliver programmes of support for literacy or numeracy to small groups of pupils. The post would provide excellent experience for a person wishing to move on to a career in teaching. If you have a preference to work with children in EYFS or Year 1, please specify this in your application.

As well as a supportive team and strong professional development Castle Newnham offers:

        well-behaved, happy, confident and enthusiastic pupils who are keen to learn;

        a school highly valued and supported by parents and the community;

        a nurturing, enthusiastic and committed staff, who can rise to a challenge;

        great opportunities to make your mark and to be part of something exciting and unique

To discuss the role in more detail, please contact Romana Tomei at rtomei@castlenewnham.school to arrange a telephone appointment.

I hope this information, alongside that on our websitewill encourage you to submit an application for what we believe is a superb opportunity for the right candidate. For further details of this post, please see the attached application pack.

Closing Date: 2nd October 2023 (Mid-day)

Interviews: TBC

We reserve the right to withdraw the vacancy should a suitable candidate be found before the closing date.

Castle Newnham Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children

The position requires an enhanced criminal records bureau (DBS) disclosure

As detailed in the latest Keeping Children Safe in Education guidelines, online searches (social media screening) will be undertaken for all shortlisted applicants


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 Castle Newnham School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
711 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

All-through school based on 2 sites. Nursery to Year 4 on Goldington Road and Years 5 to 11 based on Polhill Avenue.

School location

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