10 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    ASAP

  • Closing date

    4 March 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    9 February 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

  • View all Part timejobs - 15 hours per week, Monday - Friday (38 weeks per year - term time only, excluding teacher training days)

Contract type

Fixed term - Temporary position

Actual salary

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

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 is 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;
  • Enjoys working with children and can develop good working relationships with them;
  • Has the ability to deal with new challenging situations;
  • Can be a strong team player as well as use your own initiative;
  • Has a positive and flexible attitude;
  • Understands and is sympathetic to the needs of young children;
  • Has experience of supporting children’s learning;
  • Has a current First Aid or is prepared to undertake training;
  • Enjoys working with children and has the ability to devise creative indoor / outdoor lunchtime play activities for them;
  • Is happy to supervise and assist children at lunchtime and with general dining hall / kitchen cleaning and maintenance duties.

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

Bulford St Leonard’s Church of England Primary School is looking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated Teaching Assistant/MDSA to join its friendly team and provide support to pupils as well as support with Midday Supervisory duties during school lunchtime provision.

We are a single form entry primary school, educating children between the ages of 5 and 11 years. Situated in the village of Bulford, Wiltshire, we serve both military and local families and have strong connections with St Leonard’s Church. Supported by our strong Christian ethos, we insist on high standards of behaviour and respectful relationships. Our school is where futures are created and our staff make this a reality by delivering a curriculum based on active learning and real-life, first-hand experiences; helping students prepare for the next stage of their education as well as for their next stage of life. We are part of Acorn Education Trust, which provides exciting opportunities to improve local education and draw on collective experience.

As a Teaching Assistant/MDSA, 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, both in the classroom and during the lunchtime period – ensuring it runs smoothly.

For information about this role, including a full Job Description and Person Specification, please read our Applicant Information Pack. If you have any additional questions, please contact the school admin office:

  • Telephone: 01980 632309
  • Email: admin@bulfordstleonards.org.uk

To apply, please download an application form. Completed application forms must be submitted to the school (admin@bulfordstleonards.org.uk) by the closing date.

Closing Date: Monday 4th March 2024 at 12pm

Please note: applications will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis so we encourage early application. If a suitable candidate is found before the listed end date, this position will be closed.

Bulford St Leonard’s CofE 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. 


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 admin@bulfordstleonards.org.uk

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About Bulford St Leonard's C of E (VA) Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
176 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01980 632309

C of E (VA) Primary School

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