12 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    3 September 2024

  • Closing date

    1 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    6 June 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: 32.5 hours per week, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with a 30-minute unpaid lunch break

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint an inspirational, dedicated, enthusiastic and caring Teaching Assistant to join our team at Murrow Primary Academy.

We are looking for someone with recent, relevant experience who will bring enthusiasm and a commitment to children's learning to our happy and friendly school. The ideal candidate will have a range of experience, including working with children with additional needs.

The right candidate will need to be adaptable, enthusiastic, highly motivated and have the ability to work effectively as part of a team. They must demonstrate full commitment to the school and its aim to raise standards.

You will assist the class teacher in the delivery of high Quality First Teaching, as well as supporting children one-to-one in the classroom and at unstructured times as needed.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • The ability to build good relationships with children, parents/carersand colleagues;
  • Commitment to equal opportunities;
  • The ability to work effectively as part of a team but also to use your own initiative;
  • Good organisationaland time-management skills;
  • Patience, a positive outlook and a great sense ofhumour;
  • Excellent communication skills, including high levels of spoken and written Standard English.

What the school offers its staff

Benefits include:

  • A caring, nurturing and welcoming ethos;
  • Enthusiastic and polite children;
  • Collaborative approach to working;
  • Opportunities to train/work with other academies within the Diamond Learning Partnership Trustto share best practice and resources;
  • A friendly, experienced and professional team;
  • Strong and supportive relationships with theCambridgeshireSEND team;
  • A caring and supportive working environment.

Our staff are dedicated, supportive and committed to providing creative opportunities for learning as well as fun. We provide professional development opportunities to ensure that our staff are well trained and skilled to get the best from our students. Applicants must have GCSE’s in Maths and English and high standards of literacy.

Murrow Primary Academy is part of the Diamond Learning Partnership Trust, a charitable multi-academy trust (MAT) specialising in the Primary and Secondary sector. We are building a thriving community of schools that succeed on behalf of their children.

Further benefits include;

  • Collaborative approach to working;
  • Opportunities to train/work with other schools within the Diamond Learning Partnership Trust to share best practice and resources;
  • A friendly and professional team;
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Discounted Childcare Vouchers
  • A caring and supportive working environment;

We warmly welcome you to visit the school before you apply. For information on who we are and what we do why not browse our website: https://www.murrowprimary.co.uk/

Application forms can be downloaded from the Diamond Learning Partnership Trust website: https://diamondlearningtrust.com/career-opportunities/

Application forms with covering letter should be sent to HR@diamondlearningtrust.com

or posted to:

HR Department

The Diamond Learning Partnership Trust

C/o Winhills Primary Academy

Off Duck Lane,

St Neots


PE19 2DX

If you would like to discuss the role or visit the Academy before applying, we would be delighted to welcome you. To make an appointment please contact the school office on 01945 700357 or email office@murrow.cambs.sch.uk

Diamond Learning Partnership Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and we expect all staff to share this commitment. Applicants are thanked for their interest in this post. Please note that only the candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

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.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to HR@diamondlearningtrust.com

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About Murrow Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
99 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

Arranging a visit to Murrow Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email HR@diamondlearningtrust.com.

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