5 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    as soon as possible

  • Closing date

    25 April 2024 at 10am

  • Date listed

    18 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£23,114.00 - £23,892.00 Annually (FTE) Grade 5 SCP 4 - 6 - £11.98 - £12.38 per hour

Teaching Assistant job summary

We are seeking to appoint a KS2 Teaching Assistant with the requirement to cover lunchtime supervision duties.

Working 32.5 hours per week 8.30am - 3.30pm with a 1/2 hour lunch break

Term time only plus 5 school training days per year (39 weeks) on a permanent contract

Salary Grade 5 SCP 4-6 £23,114 - £23,892 FTE £11.98 - £12.38 per hour

We are looking to appoint an, enthusiastic, calm, well organised teaching assistant to be part of our committed and hardworking team. Ideally you will need to have recent experience of working with children in a primary school environment, preferably in a KS2 class. You will be knowledgeable and confident at supporting children's learning so that a team approach ensures good and better progress for our learners.

We are a friendly, professional team who value the importance of getting on well together so that our school community lives and learns well in a positive, mutually respectful way.

In order for our children to do the best they can we work together to create a caring, nurturing environment where it is safe for children to make marvellous mistakes and encourage an understanding that there is learning in every situation. Our children are well behaved and love learning.

Our school vision and values underpin everything that we do and we love to celebrate seeing our school values in action.

If you are looking to gain experience to begin a career in teaching this role would provide excellent experience. We believe that all staff should receive continued professional learning (CPL) opportunities and all Teaching Assistants at St John’s are offered CPL to develop knowledge and skills.

If you are interested in this position and would like to have a more detailed conversation before making the decision to apply for the post, please give us a call and we will be happy to help you with as much detail as possible to support this process. When you have enough information to make your decision to apply, please complete all sections of the application form. CVs will not be accepted before interviews.

This 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 applicants will be subject to a number of pre-recruitment checks including the Disclosure and Barring Service check before appointment is confirmed.

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's Church of England Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
229 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

School location

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