15 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    11 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    15 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£20,243.00 Annually (Actual)

Teaching Assistant Level 3 Fully Qualified job summary

Excellence Achieved Through Care, Creativity and Challenge

Are you ready to join a highly motivated and skilled team? Do you want to work in a vibrant and fast paced environment? Do you want to support the development of new approaches to teaching and learning in a passionate and risk taking school? 'Are you fluent in spoken and written English? If so, we are the right school for you!

We need: A level 3 teaching assistant, fully qualified in Early Years & Childcare, for our nursery department

To start: As soon as possible

Pay Scale: SCP grade 4 point 7, £20,243pa

Hours: Teaching Assistant 32.5 per week plus additional overtime for staff meeting

Times: 8:15 – 3:30 Monday – Friday

We wish to appoint a dedicated, hard-working and motivated teaching assistant for our nursery department. The contract will be term time only. You must have full and relevant early years & childcare qualification at level 3.

Please click on the link for the full list of acceptable qualification


You will be a valuable member of the team working with the class teacher to support the children. The successful applicant will need enthusiasm, patience, caring and understanding. Experience working with children and a willingness to work in all year groups of the Federation is required.

Please come and visit us, it is the only way to truly realise how special we are. We received an overall ‘Good’ rating from Ofsted in January 2019.

Please contact Mrs Miller, Tel 01223 518330 or e-mail: sbm@kingshedges.cambs.sch.uk

to arrange a visit and for the application pack or you can download the application pack from our website: www.kingshedgesprimary.org.uk

Kings Hedges Education Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children in our care.

All staff and volunteers are expected to share this commitment.

This role is classed as regular activity. Before you proceed with your intention to apply for a position or to support us please take full consideration of the following points.

  • All successful candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check, including a Barred List check where applicable to the role. Where you have been shortlisted for a role, you will be required to complete a Declaration of Offences Form, disclosing all relevant previous criminal convictions and cautions. Please contact the Head teacher to discuss this step further if you wish
  • If you are shortlisted for the position you are applying for, we will carry out an online search against you. This is part of our safeguarding obligations, we will carry out online searches on you as part of our due diligence. This may help identify any incidents or issues that have happened, and are publicly available online, which we might want to explore more at interview. In doing this, we will only be looking at information which might potentially impact your ability to carry out the role, and we recognise that there is a difference between your public and private life. We will carry out this search if you are shortlisted for the position you are applying for.
  • We will assess your knowledge of safeguarding by asking specific questions about this area of our role during the interview process and your answer to this question will form part of our decision-making process.
  • You will be provided with an induction process, and you are expected to engage with this monitored process.
  • Our safeguarding policies and procedures will be explained during your induction and on a regular basis.
  • Kings Hedges complies the Childcare Act 2006 and the Childcare (Disqualification) and childcare (Early Years Provision Free of Charge) (Extended Entitlement) (Amendment) Regulations 208. All shortlisted candidates whose role will involve the responsibility for the provision or management of such childcare (including teaching) shall be required to declare that they are not disqualified from undertaking such work.
  • Application forms must be completed in full. Please pay particular attention to your work history and inform us of any gaps in employment. CVs will only be accepted alongside a completed application form.
  • Please ensure you state full details of your qualifications.
  • References may be taken up prior to interviews and any discrepancies will be addressed during the interview process.

Closing date – Tuesday 11th June 2024

Interview date – Tuesday 18th June 2024

Commitment to safeguarding

Kings Hedges Education Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children in our care.
All staff and volunteers are expected to share this commitment.

This role is classed as regular activity.

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About Kings Hedges Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
385 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

We are an inclusive school who pride ourselves on promoting the best possible outcomes for all pupils. Our vision 'Excellence achieved through care, creativity and challenge' is at the heart of everything we do. Every child really does matter to us and we take the time to get to know each and every one within our school.

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