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  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    29 November 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    14 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - until 31st August 2024

Actual salary

£11.98 per hour (£23,114 pro rata per annum)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We and are looking for someone who:

  • Has a passion for delivering high quality and exciting opportunities for children and supporting them in their development;
  • Has strong interpersonal and communication skills and are able to work with a variety of pupils, staff and parents;
  • Has superb attention to detail and organisational skills;
  • Is self-motivated dedicated and consistent;
  • Has the ability to deal with new challenging situations;
  • Is a strong team player, who can use their own initiative;
  • Has a positive and flexible attitude;
  • Has a current First Aid or is prepared to undertake training;
  • Has experience working with children with SEND (advantageous).

What the school offers its staff

We can offer the successful candidate:

  • An ambitious and vibrant place to work, with enthusiastic children and staff who are passionate about learning;
  • A workplace where everyone feels valued and supported;
  • Opportunities for training and progression;
  • The support of Acorn Education Trust, with excellent opportunities to work with experienced colleagues;
  • A supportive and clearly defined induction procedure.

Further details about the role

The Avenue Primary School and Children’s Centre is looking for a caring and dedicated Teaching Assistant to join its friendly team and provide support to pupils in its Resource Base.

We are a vibrant co-educational, non-denominational primary school, educating children between the ages of 3 and 11. We take the success of every child very personally and offer a wide range of opportunities to help them develop as confident members of our school community. In January 2023, we were proud to have retained our ‘Good’ Ofsted rating and were praised for being a fully inclusive school where everyone is respected and treated fairly. We are part of the Acorn Education Trust, which provides exciting opportunities to collaborate and improve local education.

As a Teaching Assistant, you must be able to work across all age ranges and be prepared to work flexibly to support children of all abilities, including those requiring SEND support, so SEND experience would be advantageous. You will work with our dedicated Resource Base team to support pupils in their learning and will make a real difference to their school lives.

For information, please read our Applicant Information Pack. To apply, please complete an application form by the closing date.

Closing Date: Wednesday 29th November 2023 at 12pm

Interview Date: Tuesday 5th December 2023

The Avenue Primary School, as part of the Acorn Education Trust, is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If successful in obtaining this post you will be subject to a Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and health screening.  We are an equal opportunities employer. As part of our safer recruitment processes, if you are shortlisted for the post, we will carry out a social media account search. 

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About The Avenue Primary School and Children's Centre

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
291 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01985 213383

Arranging a visit to The Avenue Primary School and Children's Centre

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email admin@avenue.wilts.sch.uk.

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