4 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    31 May 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    14 May 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: 35 per week

Contract type


Pay scale

NJC Scale 3

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Recognised qualification in child development/Early Years/Numeracy and Literacy/Special Education Needs
  • To be able to demonstrate good literacy and numeracy ability
  • The ability to work as part of a team
  • The ability to communicate effectively with individuals and groups of children, teachers, parents and other members of staff.
  • Good standards of spoken and written English
  • The ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with teachers and other members of staff
  • The ability to accept guidance and direction from teachers
  • The ability to distinguish between the roles and responsibilities of the Teaching Assistant and the class teacher
  • The ability to keep written records and support the literacy and numeracy skills with confidence
  • An awareness of how pupils learn and the various factors which affect their learning
  • An awareness of the need to show respect and value pupils as individuals
  • An understanding of commitment to inclusive education
  • A willingness to undertake paid training to develop job related skills and qualifications as appropriate
  • A sympathetic approach to parents and an understanding of the need for confidentiality
  • A commitment to the Trust’s Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Be prepared to work throughout the school with any age group
  • The ability to adapt to differing environments within the school and to the needs of different children
  • To be committed to following safeguarding procedures to ensure that all children are safe and secure within the school

What the school offers its staff

  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Paid sabbatical opportunities
  • Ride to work scheme
  • Annual service award
  • Long service award
  • Eye voucher

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 hbibi@mulberryschoolstrust.org

Visas cannot be sponsored.
Download an application form - 169 KB

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About Mulberry Wood Wharf Primary School

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

Mulberry Wood Wharf Primary is a brand new primary free school, it will be a two-form entry primary school, mainly serving families in the new Wood Wharf housing development where over 3,000 new homes have been built, and the surrounding area.

Our vision for Mulberry Wood Wharf Primary is to create an outstanding, fully inclusive primary school that ensures the needs of all children are met and which makes a vibrant and meaningful contribution to residents in the surrounding area.

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