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  • Job start date

    4 September 2024

  • Closing date

    13 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    4 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time: 27.5 hours per week (Monday - Friday 8.55am - 3.25pm) Term Time only

Contract type


Actual salary

£12.18 per hour = £14664.90 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

We wish to appoint an outstanding Teaching Assistant to start on 4th September 2024, initially in our Key Stage 2. The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, highly motivated and demonstrate a passion for teaching and learning.

Qualifications and experience

  • Level 2 or 3 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools, Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education, or other relevant qualification in nursery work or childcare (or willingness to work towards a qualification if not already held)
  • GCSEs at grades 9 to 4 (A* to C) including English and Maths
  • Experience of working with children
  • First Aid

Skills and knowledge

  • Good literacy and numeracy skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Ability to build effective working relationships with pupils and adults
  • Skills and expertise in understanding the needs of all pupils
  • Knowledge of how to help adapt and deliver support to meet individual needs
  • Subject and curriculum knowledge relevant to the role, and ability to apply this effectively in supporting teachers and pupils
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Active listening skills
  • The ability to remain calm in stressful situations
  • Knowledge of guidance and requirements around safeguarding children
  • Good ICT skills, particularly using ICT to support learning
  • Understanding of roles and responsibilities within the classroom and whole school context

Personal qualities

  • Enjoyment of working with children
  • Sensitivity and understanding, to help build good relationships with pupils
  • A commitment to getting the best outcomes for all pupils and promoting the ethos and values of the school
  • Commitment to maintaining confidentiality at all times
  • Commitment to safeguarding pupil’s wellbeing and equality

What the school offers its staff

  • A popular and friendly, lively village school.
  • A dedicated experienced team of teachers and support staff.
  • A Trust/School that prides itself on high standards of behaviour and attitudes towards learning.
  • Pupils who are enthusiastic about their learning and who want to reach their full potential.
  • Supportive parents.
  • CPD opportunities.

Commitment to safeguarding

Middleton Cheney Primary Academy/Prime7 MAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Therefore, the successful candidate would need to undergo a DBS check and be committed to the safeguarding of children.

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About Middleton Cheney Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
346 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01295 710218


Arranging a visit to Middleton Cheney Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email lisa.macdonald@mcpa.prime7.org.uk.

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