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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    3 February 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    23 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - Named Child

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

Alderman Payne Primary School


Title: TEACHING ASSISTANT (working with a named child)

Post: Level 2 Reports to: Head teacher

NB Please make sure that you address all the points in the person specification as this will be used for short listing.


Working with or caring for children of relevant age

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS (Essential Requirements)

An understanding of, and compassion for, children with additional needs.

A general understanding of the Reception class curriculum.

A basic understanding of child development and learning.

The ability to support behavior in class.

The ability to relate well to children and adults.

To be able to work constructively as part of a team, understanding classroom roles and responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS/TRAINING (Desirable Requirements)

Good numeracy/literacy skills.

NVQ 2 in teaching assistance or equivalent qualifications or experience.

First aid training or willingness to undertake training.

Hours 8.45 – 3.15 with half an hour lunch (6 hours a day)

Start date as soon as possible.

Closing date for applications: Friday 3rd February 2023

Interview and observations: week commencing Monday 6th February 2023

What the school offers its staff

Alderman Payne Primary School - TEACHING ASSISTANT – Named child, Term Time only

8.45am – 3.15pm with half an hour for lunch, i.e. 6 hours a day Salary: TA level 2

To start as soon as possible.

Alderman Payne Primary School is a small community school in the heart of Parson Drove where staff and governors are committed to seeing all children achieve their full potential.

We are looking for an energetic, flexible and capable person to support an individual pupil in the Reception Class of 14 children working very closely with the class teacher. This role is on two parts; one hour a day supporting the pupil at lunchtime, then two additional hours supporting the pupil in the classroom. Some experience with Reception children would be an asset but is not a requirement as support and training will be provided.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff to share this commitment. The appointment is subject to an enhanced CRB check and two positive references.

Visits are warmly welcomed. For further information and an application form please contact the school office on 01945 700 275 or email office@aldermanpayne.cambs.sch.uk or admin@aldermanpayne.cambs.sch.uk

Closing date for applications: noon on Friday 3rd February 2023

Interview and observations: week commencing Monday 6th February 2023

Start date as soon as possible after interview.

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About Alderman Payne Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
101 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number

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