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  • Job start date

    9 January 2024

  • Closing date

    4 December 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    14 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time: 30 hours per week - 45.4 weeks per year

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£24,804 - £25,269

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a person who:

o Has a passion and enthusiasm for working with children and supporting their learning and development

o Has experience of supporting children’s development in a home, play, out of school or school setting and has the flexibility to work in any of the Key Stages if required (EYFS, KS1 and KS2)

o Has high expectations of themselves and the children they support

o Has a good understanding of how children learn and how to support their development

o Is self-motivated, demonstrates initiative, is solution focussed and has a positive outlook in challenging situations

o Has a passion for involvement in children’s lunch-time activities and extended school clubs

o Would enjoy the challenge of working as a member of a team in a collaborative and supportive working environment

  • Preferably has an NVQ in Supporting Teaching and Learning or equivalent
  • Has a good command of spoken and written English and Maths skills to effectively support children within a primary school setting

What the school offers its staff

We are committed to staff development and you will receive a full induction programme and ongoing CPD.

Commitment to safeguarding

Ridgeway Primary School and Nursery is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children. This post is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced DBS check and references. Promoting equality and diversity.

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About Ridgeway Primary School

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

We are delighted to welcome you to our nurturing school where children are at the heart of everything we do. From our strategic decision-making through to teaching and learning, we strive to fulfil our ethos of nurturing every child for lifelong success.

At Ridgeway, staff prioritise getting to know each individual child and building strong relationships with every family, so that children are fully included and well-supported both academically and pastorally. We offer a rich and deep curriculum, which develops a wide range of skills, knowledge and interests in our children and gives them the tools needed to be happy and successful in life.

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