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  • Job start date

    3 January 2024

  • Closing date

    4 December 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    16 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

FTE £23,500 to £23,893 per annum

Pay scale

Support Staff Scale Point 5 to 6

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for positive and inspiring Teaching Assistants to join the team at Wymondham College Prep School on a permanent basis. The role will support the complement the professional work of teachers as directed.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have GCSE or equivalent level, including at least a Grade 4 (previously Grade C) in English and Mathematics, previous experience working with children, preferably primary school age, in a classroom or similar environment and have Level 2 or 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools or equivalent Teaching Assistant qualification
  • Be committed to the school’s high standards of teaching, learning and professional development.
  • Have excellent communication skills, a warm and caring personality and a good sense of humour.
  • Understand the importance of an inclusive environment and high expectations of supporting pupil to follow the school’s Good Choice Mantras – ‘Do the Right Thing / Make a Difference / Value Every Voice’
  • Have a welcoming and friendly approach with a high level of professionalism.
  • Ensure the safety and well-being of pupils in adherence with the school procedures while in play areas, the dining hall, classrooms or anywhere on the school site.

What the school offers its staff

Wymondham College Prep School is looking to appoint a highly committed, enthusiastic and compassionate individual who has an energy and interest in not only working with whole classes of children but also working with small groups of children, intervening to close gaps in children’s subject knowledge and developing their basis skills. We are looking for a Teaching Assistant in Upper Key Stage 2 to join our wonderful school in January 2024. Our school is committed to the professional development of all staff and provides a safe and supportive environment to work in. We are a learning community who all feel safe to make mistakes, learn and grow by loving the struggle to learning. We want everyone to ‘Try Hard, Be Kind, Be You’ and to work in the WCPS way, to ‘Wonder, Contribute, Persevere, Support’.

We put relationships, wellbeing and belonging at the heart of everything we do and use restorative justice and zones of regulation to ensure our pupils constantly reflect on their choices, feelings and

interactions with others. We are an Ofsted ‘Outstanding School’ June 2023 – a reflection of our ambition to provide something special in our unique school. Wymondham College Prep School opened in September 2020 with two Reception classes housed in Wymondham College. In September 2021 the school moved into its new purpose built home on the site of Wymondham College. In September 2023, the school will be two form entry in all year groups except for Year 4 with 320 pupils on roll. When the school is full, we will be a school of 452 pupils which includes 32 boarders across Year 5 & Year 6.

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About Wymondham College Prep School

School type
Free School, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
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School size
234 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
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