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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    25 February 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    9 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours/ 39 weeks

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 1 Year

Full-time equivalent salary

Grade 3 (£23,500 to £23,893 FTE)

Pay scale

Grade 3

What skills and experience we're looking for

Has an awareness of pupils with special educational needs

Basic understanding of child development and learning

Ability to self-evaluate learning needs and actively seek learning opportunities Interview

Ability to relate well to children and adults

Work constructively as part of a team, understanding classroom roles and responsibilities

Can maintain trust and confidentiality where appropriate

Experience of working with young people and children, including those with Special Educational Needs


Honest and reliable

Calm under pressure


Empathetic with young people

Team player

High personal and professional standards

What the school offers its staff


"The team here are honestly amazing; they have supported me throughout my induction and I am not hesitant to ask them for help as they give great support.”


"The 'Nether Edge Way' supports the delivery of our curriculum. It is based upon key principles for teaching and learning that align with what we know about memory, retrieval and attention. We are passionate about children being best equipped with strategies for learning at primary school and beyond.”


" Nether Edge is an amazing community of people. Teamwork abounds here as does genuine care and compassion for everyone. Help and support of any kind is always readily available whenever required."


" The support I have received from Nether Edge School has been outstanding! There is a culture of openness and collaboration where I have felt empowered to continually discuss, reflect and develop my practise.”


“I have always felt supported at Nether Edge as if I have any worries a member of SLT will be available to talk to and listen to me. Workload is consistently considered to ensure it is manageable and there is a culture of wanting to improve workload for all members of the school.”


“The staff team at Nether Edge Primary look out for each other and we always go the extra mile to help and support each other to achieve the best results. Everyone is respected and appreciated for the work we all do. The SLT team are amazing. They always take the time out to acknowledge you and are always available if you need to talk."


“At Nether Edge we offer enrichment to all children. After school clubs run every evening. We also offer lunchtime enrichment."

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 Nether Edge Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
457 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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