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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    24 February 2023 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    8 February 2023

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

  • View all Part timejobs - 9:00am – 12:15pm and 12.45pm – 3:45pm 3 days 9:00am – 11.45am 2 days 24.25 hours per week TA 2 1:00pm –3:45pm 2 days 5.5 hours per week TA3 Total hours 29.75hours per week, 39 weeks per year

Contract type


Pay scale

TA 2 - Grade D - Points 3 - 4 (£20,812 - £21,189) per annum pro rata TA 3 - Grade F - Points 6 - 7 (£21,968 - £22,369) per annum pro rata

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • A passion for supporting children to achieve the very best that they can
  • A caring, nurturing nature and enjoy making a difference in children’s lives
  • Enjoy working as part of a team and have great communication skills
  • To be calm and patient, firm but fair
  • To be able to keep clear and accurate records.

What the school offers its staff

Loatlands Primary School is situated in the town of Desborough. We currently have 448 children on roll across the school and nursery. Our children are well-behaved and enthusiastic learners, they enjoy coming to school and there is a supportive and forward-thinking staff team.

Further details about the role

The role is based in our Reception year group currently with 24.25 hours per week as a general class Teaching Assistant (Level 2), including a half hour lunch duty on 3 days and a further 5.5 hours per week providing PPA & Management time cover for the Phase Leader.

Whilst our preference would be to appoint one candidate to undertake both aspects, we would also be happy to discuss splitting the role across two candidates. Where you are making an application for one aspect of the post only, please make this clear on your application form.

Loatlands Safeguarding Policies and Procedures are available on their website, which can be accessed on the following web address : https://loatlandsprimary.net/information/school-statutory-information

For any queries about the post, please contact the Acting Headteacher, Miss Josie Heald on 01536 903713 or email head@loatlands.pfschools.org.uk

Pathfinder Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS, Reference, Identity, Criminal Record and Medical Checks are mandatory for all posts within Pathfinder Schools.

Pathfinder Schools is passionate about its values of collaboration, humanity and independence, we believe that when people feel respected and included they can be more creative, innovative, and successful. We are committed to an inclusive workforce that represents many different cultures, backgrounds and viewpoints. Our employee lifecycle processes are designed to prevent discrimination against our colleagues, regardless of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion or belief, pregnancy and maternity, marital status, ethnicity, age, disability status, or any other aspect which makes them unique. While we have more work to do to advance diversity and inclusion, we’re committed to moving our Trust and the education sector forward.

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About Loatlands Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
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School size
448 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
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