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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    21 September 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    6 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time: 25 hours per week. 38 weeks per year school term time plus paid holiday

Contract type

Fixed term - Until August 2024

Full-time equivalent salary

£20812 (April 2022 rates)

Pay scale

NJC point 3

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Teaching Assistant should have experience of:

  • working with young children in present, or previous, employment and/or voluntary work (e.g. as a Brownie or Cub leader)

The Teaching Assistant should have knowledge and understanding of:

  • the needs of young children
  • their role in safeguarding children.
  • child development and the ways in which children learn.
  • the roles played by various adults in a child’s education.
  • questions related to equal opportunities.
  • phonic knowledge

The Teaching Assistant will be able to:

  • build a strong positive working relationship with children
  • help professional staff to achieve their objectives;
  • work one to one with a special educational needs child, in small groups and as a member of a team;
  • explain tasks simply and clearly;
  • supervise and control children, and adhere to defined standards;
  • accept and respond to authority and supervision;
  • work with guidance, but under limited supervision;
  • liaise and communicate effectively with others;
  • demonstrate good organisational skills;
  • get involved in professional development, and attend courses;
  • use their initiative to present and prepare resources suitable for working with pupils

What the school offers its staff

  • Great children who are always keen to learn
  • Parents that want the absolute best for their children
  • Brilliant staff team to work with
  • Fantastic teachers across the school
  • A supportive Governing Body
  • A great working environment
  • Free tea and coffee
  • A dynamic and skilled senior management team
  • Great CPD opportunities

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all pupils and expect all staff to share this commitment. Enhanced DBS clearance is required for this post, plus two references for all short-listed candidates

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About Irchester Community Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
350 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01933 353848

Irchester Community Primary School is a two-form entry primary school with a 'Good' Ofsted rating (June 2023).
We are a nationally recognised school for excellent teaching of primary science, even having our own laboratory and Scientist in Residence. We have achieved Master School Status for the teaching of Accelerated Reading.

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