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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    12 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    29 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Part time, full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£22,737.00 - £23,114.00 Annually (FTE) NJC Level 2a (Points 3-4)

Teaching Assistant job summary

We are seeking to appoint a teaching assistant to join our professional and enthusiastic team of support staff. The ideal candidate will be able to support the classroom teacher in all aspects of teaching, be supportive and understanding of individual pupils’ needs and bring a professional knowledge of child development and the curriculum. The ability to support both literacy and numeracy at KS2 and KS3 is essential.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have strong organisational and planning skills, and a flexible approach to work.
  • Enjoy a varied workload
  • Be able to work on their own initiative but also be a committed team player.
  • Have high levels of motivation and be able to engage and inspire

Candidates must:

  • Have GCSE Maths and English at grades A-C.
  • Have a good level of understanding of special educational needs
  • Have a kind and supportive approach towards children
  • Ensure the welfare of children is a priority

We can offer you:

  • Excellent support from our dedicated team of staff
  • A commitment to on-going professional development and access to high quality professional learning opportunities
  • A school committed to staff well-being
  • A school where everyone is valued

Preferred Hours: 32.5 hrs per week (Full time) Term-time only + training days.

Previous school experience is desirable. Flexible working/ part-time hours will be considered

We reserve the right to appoint before the application deadline, so early applications are encouraged.

For further information, or to apply, please contact us at vacancies@edwardpeake.beds.sch.uk call 01767 314562 or complete the application form on our website edwardpeake.beds.sch.uk/job-vacancies

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. A DBS disclosure is required for this post.

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 Edward Peake CofE VC Middle School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 9 to 13
Education phase
View all Middlejobs
School size
548 pupils enrolled
Age range
9 to 13

Edward Peake is mixed middle deemed secondary institution based in Biggleswade. At Edward Peake we believe that our pupils are our greatest asset therefore we are committed to providing an outstanding education for each and every pupil. Our core purpose is to enable pupils to make exceptional progress and support pupils’ personal well-being so that they can achieve outstanding outcomes. We are a friendly and welcoming school with a distinctive Christian ethos where pupils are able to live, love and learn.

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