This job expired on 3 March 2023

  • Job start date

    17 April 2023

  • Closing date

    3 March 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    19 January 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - 17 April 2023 - 19 July 2023 to cover Maternity Leave

Full-time equivalent salary

£21,968 FTE

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

Holds a relevant qualification (at least NVQ2 or equivalent).

Has recent experience of working with young children, preferably within mixed age range classes but this is not essential.

Is enthusiastic and highly motivated and committed to supporting the class teacher in assisting our pupils achieve their full potential.

Can be flexible and able to demonstrate the ability to work within a dedicated team.

Can help to create a stimulating and imaginative environment for pupils to inspire their learning.

What the school offers its staff

A warm and friendly working environment with supportive staff and governors.

Enthusiastic, well behaved children.

Small class groups.

Further details about the role

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, highly motivated individual mainly working in Key Stage 1 but with the ability to provide support to the class Teachers throughout the school when required.

Commitment to safeguarding

As a school we are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of the children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. We consider safeguarding to be everyone's responsibility.
References will be requested before applicants are invited for interview and positions will only be offered subject to the successful completion of an enhanced DBS Check.

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About Irthington Village School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
66 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01228 212050

Irthington Village School is a small rural primary school, located in the centre of Irthington, with a catchment area including the villages of Newtown and Laversdale. Pupils are aged from 3 - 11 years and are taught in three mixed aged classes.
We are a friendly and welcoming school, where everyone is kind and caring. Staff are supportive of each other and have high expectations of pupils' behaviour and learning. A recent Ofsted Inspection (November 2022) judged the school to be good.
The school has achieved Fairtrade status and has developed good links with the local community.

Arranging a visit to Irthington Village School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email admin@irthingtonvillage.cumbria.sch.uk.

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