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  • Start date details

    Wednesday 3rd January 2024

  • Closing date

    24 November 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    15 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover

Full-time equivalent salary

£14,642.00 - £15,136.00 Annually (Actual) Grade 3 (4-6) FTE £23,114 - £23,893)

Teaching Assistant (Maternity Cover) job summary



  • Grade 3.4 - 3.6 (£11.98 - £12.38 per hour)
  • Job Term:  27.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (term-time + 1 week)
  • Hours to be worked between 8.45am - 3.15pm, Monday to Friday
  • Temporary (Maternity Cover)


Roman Hill Primary is a large primary school at the heart of the town of Lowestoft in Suffolk. The Early Years Foundation Stage is fundamental to our current journey to transform our school. We are seeking a positive, self-motivated Teaching Assistant to provide Maternity Cover within our dedicated team. The successful candidate is likely to be based in an EYFS class.


We are proud that we provide a highly caring and nurturing environment for our pupils, families and staff. A wide range of well-being support, training and development opportunities are available to staff, as we want to facilitate every individual in achieving their maximum potential.

 You will:

  ·         Have experience of supporting and safeguarding children

·         Be consistent, patient, nurturing, calm and empathetic

·         Possess the knowledge and skills to effectively support pupils’ learning across the curriculum, including Literacy and Mathematics (knowledge of the Early Years Framework would be a distinct advantage)

·         Demonstrate initiative, drive and dedication towards helping pupils learn

·         Be able to form positive professional relationships with parents and families.

  Experience within a similar role would be advantageous. GCSE in English and Maths at Grade C or above (or equivalent) is desirable. Knowledge and/or experience of supporting SEND would also be advantageous.


Trust staff have access to a variety of benefits, including:

Ø  Excellent opportunities for continuous professional development

Ø  Access to a huge variety of training courses through the National College

Ø  Local Government Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution

Ø  Meaningful commitments to our staff through our Staff Charter

Ø  Employee Assistance Programme for free & confidential advice

Ø  A wide range of shopping and leisure discounts

Ø  Cycle to work salary sacrifice scheme

Ø  Affordable electric car salary sacrifice scheme

Ø  Consideration of flexible working arrangements where possible.

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.
Only applications submitted on the school application form can be considered.

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About Roman Hill Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
465 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

RHPS is a 3-form entry primary school for children aged 3-11 years old and is part of the Waveney Valley Academies Trust.

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