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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    13 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    1 June 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Between £16,024 - £16,316 (FTE £21,575 - £21,968)

Pay scale

NJC Point 5 - 6

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated Teaching Assistant to join our school team. We are a highly motivated group of staff who are committed to giving our children the best life chances and are passionate about fulfilling our shared aim of providing excellent learning opportunities; enabling all children to achieve success and become active citizens.

We are looking for an experienced and skilled Teaching Assistant who is flexible to work within our breakfast club provision, working with small groups of children and individuals during lesson times and providing supervision at lunchtimes.

Applicants will need to:

  • Have excellent interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with children, staff and parents.
  • Be highly motivated and committed to ensuring success for all children.
  • Hold at least a level 2 teaching assistant qualification.
  • Be flexible and committed to the school; working as part of a team to provide outstanding provision.
  • Be prepared to learn and develop their own skills and understanding of the primary curriculum.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:-

  • A highly supportive team.
  • Ongoing professional development opportunities
  • A highly effective and supportive governing body.

Further details about the role

Our Values

  • We recognise that everyone is of equal worth and has a valuable contribution to make
  • We work collaboratively, sharing good ideas and best practice.
  • We are concerned at all times for our own health and safety and that of others.
  • We seek ways always to remain positive, enthusiastic and optimistic about our work and to promote all that we do well within our local community.
  • We recognise staff and students as individual learners whom we shall support to develophigh levels of skill and understanding and to keep abreast of leading edge practice.
  • We consider the welfare of students to be paramount

Commitment to safeguarding

The Heath Family Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to all the relevant pre-employment checks set out in Keeping Children Safe in Education, including an enhanced DBS certificate with a barred-list check, references and online searches. The amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975 (2013 and 2020) provide that certain spent convictions and cautions are considered ‘protected’. Guidance and criteria on the filtering of these cautions can be found on the Ministry of Justice website.
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About Palace Fields Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
166 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01928 716521

Palace Fields Primary School is a medium–sized school with 170 children currently on roll, organised into 8 classes (Years N - 6 and a Resource Base class). The majority of children come from within the local area of Palace Fields. As a staff we have a culture of high expectations and are committed to making a difference within the lives of our children. We are looking for someone to join our highly committed and motivated team as we continue our school journey of growth and development. Our values of Ambition, Creativity, Ownership, Resilience and Nurture underpin the school and we are seeking to appoint someone who will be totally aligned to these. We are passionate about every member of our school community “Learning and Growing together”. Not only do we think it is important for our children to be learning but also the staff. We place a high priority on CPD here at Palace Fields Primary School with a range of on-going opportunities provided for staff at all levels. Being part of The Heath Family (NW) also brings additional opportunities to the role as we work together with our partner schools to collaborate; sharing good practice and providing mutual support.

Arranging a visit to Palace Fields Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email LConnor@PFP.theheathfamily.org.uk.

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