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  • Start date details

    April 2024

  • Closing date

    26 February 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    9 January 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time: 27.5 hours per week

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - 1 year

Full-time equivalent salary

£23,500 to £24,294

Actual salary


Pay scale

NJE Grade 3

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Governors are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, resilient and committed Teaching Assistant to take on the role within our school. The successful candidate will be expected to work as part of a team within school. Experience of working with children with SEND would be advantageous as well as a commitment to helping to develop a love of reading, improving reading outcomes, and the delivery of phonics.

The Teaching Assistant will also be expected to promote the school positively and develop supportive working relationships.

The successful applicant will need to be inspirational and an excellent team player who is able to demonstrate good communication skills and flexibility in supporting our pupils, staff, parents and community.

We are looking for a Teaching Assistant:

  • who is patient and caring and put the needs of children first.
  • who can work as part of a team with parents and other practitioners.
  • who has a high standard of work ethic in terms of motivation, organisation, personal presentation, punctuality and professional standards.
  • who is able to follow instructions but also work by using their own initiative.
  • who has a good understanding of the Curriculum, child development and SEND.
  • who is able to provide PPA cover under supervision and cover classes or groups as required.
  • who is responsible for children’s learning and development so that they can make progress.

In return we offer you:

  • Training and development that will support you in the role.
  • A hard-working and extremely supportive team of staff who are very friendly and caring about all they do.

What the school offers its staff

Prospect Hill Junior School is a supportive, welcoming and friendly school with a caring ethos. We are a two form entry school graded GOOD by Ofsted, June 2023 and are committed to putting the child at the heart of everything we do. In return our children are well-motivated, enthusiastic and hardworking. If you are someone who could make a contribution to our supportive staff team and help our children to continue to make good progress, we would love to hear from you. In return, you will be part of a supportive and positive team who plan together, to ensure that children have high quality and consistent provision throughout our school.

Commitment to safeguarding

The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification in order to be offered the post and will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Please note that the school will carry out on-line searches of publicly available information in relation to candidates. We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.

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About Prospect Hill Junior School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
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School size
221 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11
Phone number
01909 472465

Junior School KS2

Arranging a visit to Prospect Hill Junior School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@prospecthill-jun.notts.sch.uk.

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