Teaching Assistant

St John's Church of England Voluntary Aided First School, Frome, Frome, Somerset, BA11 1QG

12 days remaining to apply

  • Application deadline

    11 July 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    17 June 2022

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£18,887 – £19,264 pro rata

Teaching Assistant job summary

Required from September 2022. 30 hours per week, term time only.

Salary Range: Grade 15 (£18,887 – £19,264 pro rata).This post is offered on a permanent basis

We are a Church of England first school in the heart of the busy market town of Frome in Somerset. Frome has been named more than once as the Best Place to Live in the Southwest of England in The Sunday Times annual Sunday Times Best Places to Live guide. Frome boasts a vibrant town centre boasting lots of independent shops and traders and is known for its community spirit and local initiatives such as “The Compassionate Frome” project.

We welcome visits to school from prospective applicants. Please call the school to arrange an appointment.

We currently have a Teaching Assistant vacancy, see details below. We are happy to consider applications for the full hours advertised or for part time hours. Please specify in your application covering letter how many hours you are applying for.

The successful candidate will have:

Excellent classroom management
Knowledge of the National Curriculum and the EYFS Curriculum
Good organisational skills with strengths in planning a sequence of lessons
A willingness to engage with professional development opportunities
Good evidence of working well in a team
In return, we can offer;

A welcoming school community with a strong values-led ethos
Motivated, enthusiastic children who enjoy coming to school and have a love of learning
A commitment to developing an exciting curriculum, which is relevant and engaging to children
A committed and experienced staff team
Opportunities to develop professionally
Supportive and committed governors and parents
A school committed to improvement and embracing change and development into the future
Application packs can be downloaded from the school website (www.stjohnsfrome.co.uk/vacancies ) or requested from the school.

St John’s First School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. References will be taken up for all shortlisted candidates prior to interview. An Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check is required for the successful candidate.

Closing Date: 9am on Monday 11th July 2022

Interviews: Monday 18th July 2022

St John’s C of E VA First School

Christchurch Street East, Frome, Somerset BA11 1QG

Together, we will give our children the


Headteacher: Mrs Claire Marsland Age Range 4 – 9 NOR 264 Tel 01373 462251

email: office@stjohnsfrome.co.uk web: www.stjohnsfrome.co.uk

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About St John's Church of England Voluntary Aided First School, Frome

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 4 to 9
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
278 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 9

We are a First School (Years R - 4) the town of Frome, in Somerset.

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