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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    25 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    23 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2, Key stage 3

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - Initially a 12 month fixed term contract with a possibility of extension.

Actual salary

£17,110 - £17,420 pa

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint Teaching Assistants to join our Learning and Pastoral Support Team.

We can offer you:

  • a happy and friendly environment with Christian values
  • enthusiastic and well-behaved children
  • an extremely positive, friendly and supportive staff team
  • support and training opportunities to develop your full potential.

We need someone who:

  • is committed to pupils’ learning and well-being
  • is interested in working with pupils, particularly those with special educational needs
  • has empathy and can understand varying perspectives
  • can provide general classroom support as well as lead small groups
  • is able to liaise with teaching staff in the development and delivery of a differentiated curriculum
  • can remain calm in challenging situations
  • enjoys working in a culturally diverse community
  • is friendly and can work as part of a team.

What the school offers its staff


  • Happy and confident children who enjoy school
  • Outstanding pupil behaviour
  • Enthusiastic staff who support each other and have a good sense of humour (look at our house point videos!)
  • A pupil voice that is listened to
  • A curriculum that is exciting and enriching
  • Christian values that are important to us
  • Spiritual retreats that allow time for pupils and staff to reflect
  • Governors and parents who appreciate what we do
  • An understanding SLT who appreciate the challenges and workload faced by teachers today
  • A great programme of professional development
  • Many opportunities for career progression
  • Good access to technology and the training available on how to use it
  • Flexibility in allowing leaders to occasionally work from home
  • Senior leaders who teach
  • Supportive PSA who fundraise for departmental or school needs
  • Protected planning time (we don’t use teachers for cover!)
  • Lots of opportunities to work with trainee teachers
  • A great school office and support staff team
  • A programme of monitoring that is focused on ‘development’ rather than ‘judging’
  • A cosmopolitan staff team that come from all over the world: America, Canada, South Africa, France, Hungary - to name a few!
  • Our school site is situated in the lovely, historic English town of Windsor

Commitment to safeguarding

The school is committed to safeguarding its pupils and this appointment depends upon an enhanced DBS disclosure.

In line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023 and safer recruitment practices, the school will conduct an online search for shortlisted candidates. The online search is part of our safeguarding checks and will seek publicly available information on candidates’ suitability to work with children.

Application form and further details are available on the school’s website. Please contact the office for further information or to arrange an informal visit. We will be delighted to welcome you to our school.

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About St Edward's Royal Free Ecumenical Middle School, Windsor

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England/Roman Catholic, ages 9 to 13
Education phase
View all Middlejobs
School size
480 pupils enrolled
Age range
9 to 13
Phone number
01753 867 809

We are an oversubscribed school in Windsor. Pupils and staff are ambitious, friendly and high-achieving. The school has an excellent reputation, achieves highly in terms of attainment and progress and is oversubscribed. It was rated Good overall with Outstanding in the Personal Development category in September 2022.

‘Leaders have cultivated a school community that values many forms of success. They have placed the development of well-rounded individuals at the centre of their school.’

‘Pupils enjoy a broad and ambitious curriculum…’

Arranging a visit to St Edward's Royal Free Ecumenical Middle School, Windsor

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email vacancies@sterf.org.uk.

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