4 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    26 February 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    9 February 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Salary to be paid on the National Pay Spine: Level 2, depending on qualifications and experience

What skills and experience we're looking for

We require a passionate, dedicated and supportive Teaching Assistant. We are looking for someone who:

  • is caring, patient and enthusiastic, with good communication skills and has high expectations.
  • Has a therapeutic approach to supporting pupil’s behaviour and learning
  • is able to support individual pupils 1:1
  • is able to lead interventions with individuals and groups of pupils
  • is proactive, highly motivated and a good team player.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer:

  • Happy, enthusiastic, keen and well behaved pupils.
  • Term time only working
  • A friendly school community with a distinctive ethos.
  • A redecorated and rejuvenated learning environment.
  • A growing and supportive staff team where effort, encouragement and excellence are celebrated and where professional development opportunities are provided

Please see our related MSA role advertisement

Further details about the role

If you are an excellent Teaching Assistant with a passion supporting children to learn and thrive, please contact Miss Laura Whetlor or Miss Eleanor Williams, our School secretaries on 01223 207382 or email office@petersfield.cambs.sch.uk to arrange a visit and application pack. Visits are strongly encouraged and welcomed.

Closing date for applications: 9am, Monday 26th February 2024

Interview date: From Tuesday 27th February

We actively promote equality of opportunity in employment to reflect the communities we serve. All disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria will be offered an interview. This school is committed to safeguarding including the Prevent agenda and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this. Giving false information is an offence and could result in the application being rejected and referred to the police. Any appointment made will be subject to an Enhanced DBS check, right to work in the UK and qualifications check, satisfactory references and medical clearance. The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice and information in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

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 office@petersfield.cambs.sch.uk

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About Petersfield CofE Aided Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
125 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01223 207382

Petersfield Church of England (Aided) Primary School is a small, rural school serving families from within the parish boundaries of Orwell, Arrington, Croydon, Tadlow, Whaddon and Wimpole and from many other locations outside of our Cambridgshire school catchment. We are committed to providing a high quality education within a Christian context and we work hard to create a caring environment, both inside the classroom and out. Motivated by our Christian values of friendship, trust, creativity, peace and love, we provide a rich and diverse education focusing on excellence, enjoyment, perseverance and building relationships to support and inspire our pupils throughout this stage of their lifelong learning journey.

Arranging a visit to Petersfield CofE Aided Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@petersfield.cambs.sch.uk.

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