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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    1 December 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    22 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£20,812.00 - £21,189.00 Annually (FTE)

Teaching Assistant job summary

Monday - Friday 23.75 hours per week (8.30am - 1.15pm)

Scale Level 2A, points 3-4 (£20,812 - £21,189 pro-rata)

Term time only & 5 training days

Applications will be considered on receipt and interviews conducted accordingly. 

The vacancy will close on appointment of a suitable candidate.

Visits to the school are strongly encouraged.

You will be working primarily in KS1 and are looking for someone who:

  • has current experience of working with children within Key Stage 1
  • has current experience of working within a lower / primary school 
  • will be a positive role model
  • has a calm manner and a kind, patient nature
  • has a good understanding of child development and ways to support children learn and develop
  • is a team player, supporting their colleagues with preparation for learning activities
  • is enthusiastic and willing to be flexible
  • has a firm understanding of safeguarding policies and procedures

The successful applicant will be given the opportunity to work closely with the supportive school team to ensure the care of the children, supporting their learning and development and ensuring their care.   Suitable candidates will be considered who are working towards a Level 2 qualification and who are currently working or volunteering in a lower / primary school  and have experience of working within the classroom environment.

Haynes Lower School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure application to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).  CVs will not be accepted for any posts based in schools.  We are an Equal Opportunities employer .     As part of the shortlisting process, we will carry out an online search as part of our due diligence for shortlisted candidates

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Haynes Lower School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 2 to 9
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
132 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 9

Haynes Lower School and nursery is a small village school. We believe that all children have the right to receive a broad, balanced, relevant and stimulating education.

Our curriculum enables children to develop confidence, to progress, to acquire knowledge, to build and embed skills throughout their time at our school. We promote values and tolerance within the school community and encourage children to become good citizens who contribute to the wider world. Everything we do is therefore rooted in our values based approach to education.

Come and join our friendly and supportive team. We can offer successful candidates a supportive, hardworking, collaborative and committed staff team, a strong values based education and friendly, well behaved and motivated learners.

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