Teaching Assistant

Old Newton Church of England Primary School, Stowmarket, Suffolk, IP14 4PJ

This job expired on 10 June 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    10 June 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    23 May 2022

Job details

Key stages

Early years, KS1

Working pattern

Contract type




Teaching Assistant job summary

We are looking to appoint an experienced, dedicated teaching assistant who can work effectively across the primary phase.
You will join our friendly village primary school to undertake the responsibilities of supporting learning, progress and attainment of pupils. The position would initially be to work with children in Key Stage 1. Experience of working and supporting pupils with behaviour or learning needs is highly desirable but not essential.

The successful candidate would be;

an effective communicator with adults and children, both verbally and in writing
able to support a diverse range of needs
able to contribute to assessments
keen to be part of a team to support the general smooth running of our school
willing to learn new skills
familiar with using basic IT
able to follow plans and work using own initiative
able to adhere to policies and procedures
able to maintain confidentiality
able to work in an HLTA role if needed
proficient to grade C / level 4 or above in English and Maths at GCSE or equivalent
willing to continue their own professional development by attending training sessions, eg; first aid.

While previous school based experience is highly desirable, with experience of working with children, providing interventions, working 1:1 with individuals, or small groups or whole class situations, it is not essential.

At Old Newton Primary School we believe that our children flourish personally, socially and academically through learning based upon our Christian Values and our Learner Habits.

The successful candidate will be joining a strong, talented and committed team of teaching and non-teaching staff; working in a well-resourced and attractive environment with friendly and enthusiastic pupils who have a love of learning.

We can offer:
- a thriving and vibrant school moving rapidly from strength to strength
- a forward thinking leadership team
- enthusiastic, happy and well behaved children who are eager to learn and succeed
- a team of highly supportive and experienced colleagues who enjoy working together
- very supportive Governing Body, PTA and parents
- excellent professional development opportunities
- a well resourced school in beautiful grounds

We would welcome the opportunity to discuss this role further with you so, please contact the school on 01449 673257 or email oldnewton@tilian.org.uk to speak to the head teacher with any queries or questions that you may have. Visits to the school are encouraged.

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About Old Newton Church of England Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
90 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact phone number
01449 673257

Old Newton is a highly regarded, ambitious and creative school in the Tilian Partnership Multi- Academy Trust. We are set in a small village 2 miles north of Stowmarket and currently have 87 pupils on roll. Our accommodation comprises of a mix of traditional Victorian buildings and a sympathetic modern extension. We are fortunate to have extensive outdoor grounds and our own forest school area.
We enjoy close links with our local church and our Christian values are central to our day to day lives in school.

Arranging a visit to Old Newton Church of England Primary School

School visits are welcome , please contact the school office to arrange.

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