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  • Job start date

    30 October 2023

  • Closing date

    27 September 2023 at 4pm

  • Date listed

    19 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£22,777.00 - £24,054.00 Annually (Actual)

Teaching Assistant job summary

Caroline Haslett Primary School (CHPS) is looking for a Teaching Assistant with outstanding potential to support and contribute to ensuring our school continues to flourish. 

Monday – Friday 8.45am until 3.15pm term time, with a team meeting taking place once a week until 4.00pm, plus five additional INSET days.

‘Pupils behavior is exemplary.  From the start of Reception Year to end of Year 6, pupils are highly motivated, engaged and independent learners.’ Ofsted 2019

This is an excellent opportunity to work in partnership with the teaching staff at CHPS. Our school is passionate and committed to ensuring that our curriculum is engaging and inspiring, with high levels of creativity and innovation in our teaching and learning across the school. Our ultimate aim is to provide children with access to a broad range of experiences and challenges so that every child reaches their full potential.

Our ideal candidate will be

·        A person who loves working with children and helping to inspire them to achieve high standards and realise their potential;

·         A great team player who can work successfully in collaboration with others and contribute towards the school ethos and its school improvement activities;

·         Someone who enjoys the challenge and can bring the vision, passion and drive to raise standards in all aspects of school life;

·         Able to positively promote inclusion and have high expectations for all children;

·         Have an NVQ 2 Teaching Assistant or equivalent qualification;

·         Have a Grade 5 or above in English and Maths GCSE or an equivalent qualification;

·         Have experience of Teaching phonics.

We can offer you

·         An attractive working environment with excellent facilities and supportive families;

·         A committed, hardworking and supportive team;

·         100% focus on improving outcomes for the children in our school;

·         A group of children with a passion for learning.

Visits to the school are warmly encouraged - please come and meet some of the staff and our children and see for yourself! Please contact Mrs Andrea Fergusson on 01908 231101 to make an appointment.

More information about the school can be found on our website 

CHPS combines a relentless drive for academic excellence with a shared moral purpose and shared values, while ensuring that fun and happiness are a key attribute of our school. CHPS believes that partnership-working with pupils and their parents, as well as the wider community, helps creates the best possible outcomes for all children.

CHPS empowers its colleagues through support, training and career opportunities to recruit and retain outstanding staff who are or have the potential to be leaders in their field. That way CHPS can ensure that every child achieves to their full potential, regardless of background, culture, heritage or ability.

Interviews have been scheduled for 2nd October.  Start date is ideally 30th October, but can be flexibility for the ideal candidate.

Caroline Haslett Primary School is committed to safeguarding our children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.   All applicants will be subject to reference requests and DBS check. 

Commitment to safeguarding

Caroline Haslett Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff to share this commitment. For all posts pre-employment checks will be carried out, references will be sought and successful candidates will need to undertake an enhanced DBS check.

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About Caroline Haslett Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
419 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

Caroline Haslett is a large school with a small school ethos, who was judged Outstanding in 2019. Our children join us in Foundation Stage aged 4 and leave us in Year 6, aged 11.

School location

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