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  • Start date details

    March 2024

  • Closing date

    19 February 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    5 February 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

  • View all Part timejobs - This is a part-time position (20 hours per week, Monday – Friday, 38 weeks per year, no Teacher Training Days)

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - Effective from March 2024

Actual salary

£11.98 per hour (£23,114 pro rata per annum)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has a passion for delivering high quality and exciting opportunities for children;
  • Has strong interpersonal and communication skills and are able to work with a variety of pupils, staff and parents;
  • Has superb attention to detail and organisational skills;
  • Is self-motivated dedicated and consistent;
  • Has the ability to deal with new challenging situations;
  • Is a strong team player and can use their own initiative;
  • Has a positive and flexible attitude;
  • Has a current First Aid or is prepared to undertake training.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer the successful candidate:

  • An ambitious and vibrant place to work, with enthusiastic children and staff who are passionate about learning;
  • A workplace where everyone feels valued and supported;
  • Opportunities for training and progression;
  • The support of Acorn Education Trust, with excellent opportunities to work with experienced colleagues;
  • A supportive and clearly defined induction procedure.

Further details about the role

Heytesbury Church of England Primary School is looking for a motivated Teaching Assistant to join its friendly and dedicated team on a maternity cover contract, with effect from March 2024.

We are a caring and vibrant small primary school with mixed age classes, educating children between the ages of 4 and 11 years. Located in the village of Heytesbury, near Warminster, Wiltshire, our school has close links with the local community and the church of St Peter & St Paul. We believe that every child has a unique brilliance waiting to be discovered, nurtured and celebrated, and encourage all our children to aim high, learn, and grow in order to reach their full potential. Our dedicated staff work hard to ensure a well-rounded education and learning environment, which supports and challenges pupils to prepare them for academic success and life as responsible, caring, and confident individuals. In 2017 we joined Acorn Education Trust, which provides exciting opportunities to collaborate and improve local education.

This role will primarily work with KS2 pupils. However as a Teaching Assistant, you must be able to work across all age ranges within our school and be prepared to work flexibly to support children of all abilities, including those requiring SEN support, liaising with teachers and SENCO.

For information about this role, including a full Job Description and Person Specification, please read our Applicant Information Pack.

To apply, please download an application form and complete by the closing date.

Closing Date: Monday 19th February 2024 at 12pm

Interview Date: w/c Monday 26th February 2024

Heytesbury Church of England Primary School, as part of the Acorn Education Trust, is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If successful in obtaining this post you will be subject to a Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and health screening.  We are an equal opportunities employer. As part of our safer recruitment processes, if you are shortlisted for the post, we will carry out a social media account search. 

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About Heytesbury Church of England Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
68 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01985 840429

Arranging a visit to Heytesbury Church of England Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email admin@heytesbury.wilts.sch.uk.

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