This job expired on 8 October 2021

  • Expected start date

    1 November 2021

  • Application deadline

    8 October 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    22 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
KS1, KS2, Primary
Working pattern
Will consider part time, term time
17.5 hours per week Monday to Friday; 8.30am to 12pm
Contract type
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
£19.312 FTE
Actual salary
Level 2

Job summary

1 x post to start 1st November 2021
Permanent contract
Part time – 17.5 hours per week
(Monday – Friday; 8.30am to 12pm)

The Vine Inter-Church Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, the prevention of discrimination and the promotion of equality of opportunity for all and expects all staff and volunteers to share these commitments.

“The school was not the best in Cambourne, not the best in Cambridge . . . but the best in the universe” – how pupils feel about the school, as quoted in our recent OFSTED report May 2018

We are looking for an enthusiastic and flexible Teaching Assistant to support teaching and learning in our happy and vibrant school. No two days will be the same! Based on needs, candidates must be prepared to work with whole classes, small groups and 1:1s.

The Vine is in Cambourne, a growing community situated just 9 miles south-west from Cambridge. We are two-form entry with places for 420 pupils and an onsite preschool. The school building is modern and well designed. The grounds offer plenty of opportunities for learning outside including an amphitheatre, an outside classroom and a wood that is perfect for den building.

The successful candidates will have maths and English GCSE or equivalent and will have recent classroom experience. Level 2 TA qualification desirable.

If you would like to visit the school to discover more about us, please contact the school office on 01954 719630 or and we will arrange a Covid secure tour.

Application packs are available from the school website or by emailing

CLOSING DATE: 9am Friday 8th October 2021
INTERVIEW DATE: Tuesday 12th October 2021

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England/Methodist, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
School size
408 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact phone number
01954 719 630

About The Vine Inter-Church Primary School

The school opened in September 2005 with 88 pupils and 12 staff and we have grown rapidly over the past 16 years reaching our current school population of 420 and over 65 staff. In September 2012 we opened our Pre-School and we also run a flourishing Breakfast and After-School Club. The period of growth has been exciting and challenging but we are now enjoying greater stability and the opportunity to focus more intently on developing our learning community. We appreciate the engagement of our pupils, support of parents/carers, camaraderie of colleagues, involvement of governors and the good wishes of our community. At The Vine, staff and pupils enjoy learning together; an enthusiasm for life and a curiosity about the world is evident throughout the school.

At our school we believe in developing pupils and staff to be courageous advocates. Empowered to change the world in a positive way; we encourage charity work as well as the skills needed to campaign for change.

Arranging a visit to The Vine Inter-Church Primary School

Covid secure tours of the school available upon request. Please email or call the school office on 01954 719 630.

School location

The Vines, Cambourne, Cambridgeshire, CB23 6DY

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