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  • Start date details

    1st September 2024

  • Closing date

    20 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    3 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£25,119.00 - £26,873.00 Annually (FTE) 32.5 hrs 39 weeks per year pro rata

Teaching Assistant job summary

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, passionate and highly motivated individual who has a real commitment and determination to ensure our pupils get the best possible experiences at our school. The role is working one-to-one with an individual child and / or with small groups in Key Stage 2.

We are looking to appoint individuals who:

have a commitment to the nurturing of all children

can plan and work with individuals and small groups of children

inspire and motivate children, colleagues and the wider community

is flexible in their working times in order to cater for children’s needs

has high expectations of children’s attainment and behaviour

At Rudheath Primary Academy and Nursery, we can offer:

enthusiastic and well-behaved children

a caring school community with active and supportive teachers, governors and families the opportunity to become an influential member of our excellent team ensuring the continuing development of our school.

Our school community places the highest priority on keeping our children safe. Applicants for all posts will be subject to stringent vetting and induction processes. The holder of this post will be required to work with children under the age of 18 in a position of trust, and is, therefore, exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

If you are shortlisted, we will take up references before the interview date. One of your referees must be your current or most recent employer. Two satisfactory references must be received before we can confirm any offer of an appointment. The information we request will relate to salary, length of service, skills and abilities, suitability for the job, disciplinary record and suitability to work with children. Copies of references or open references will not be accepted. On receipt of references, your referees may be contacted to verify any discrepancies, anomalies, or relevant issues as part of the recruitment verification process.

In line with our safer recruitment policy, an online presence search will be undertaken if you are shortlisted. This on line search is designed to complement the range of standard recruitment checks and allows us to identify a candidate’s online presence which potentially could damage the organisation’s reputation and/or question a candidate’s suitability to work with children.

The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please contact the school to make an appointment with the Principal.

Closing date: 12 noon 20th June 2024

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Rudheath Primary Academy and Nursery

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
389 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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