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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    14 April 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    27 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2

Contract type

Fixed term - Until July 2024

Full-time equivalent salary


Actual salary


Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant, who shares in our vision, to join our friendly and supportive team. This role will be working across the whole school supporting pupils to achieve their full potential. We require an enthusiastic and flexible person with good communication skills and a sound educational background. Maths and English or equivalent are an essential requirement (GCSE grade A-C). This role is flexible in terms of hours worked, up to a maximum of 20 per week. This is a unique opportunity for someone looking to begin or continue their career in Education, with flexibility and support!

We are looking for the right candidate to:

  • Have a passion to ensure our children progress and develop.
  • Support a child’s social and academic learning.
  • Have a good understanding of how children learn.
  • Support positive behaviour.
  • Work well as part of a team.
  • Believe that all children should be included within school
  • Support pupils with special educational needs across the school.
  • Be able to communicate effectively.
  • Be flexible, self-motivated and organised.
  • Use your own initiative, make learning fun!

What the school offers its staff

In return, we can offer you:

  • A supportive, calm and happy environment where contributions and ideas are encouraged, valued and supported.
  • Happy and motivated children who are eager to learn.
  • A fantastic close working team, both in school and across the Trust
  • Access to a vast array of employee benefits and recognition systems, via our brand-new partnership with Vivup
  • Employment within one of the largest Multi-Academy Trusts in Northamptonshire, with wider development and career opportunities.

Further details about the role

St Luke's is a proud member of PDET (Peterborough Diocese Education Trust). We are a family of 33 schools across the Peterborough Diocese, and these strong links make special contribution to our children’s spiritual, moral, social and cultural development and learning. PDET is responsible for employing all staff and managing finances and other central services for the academies within the Trust.

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 St Luke's Church of England Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
398 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Email address
Phone number
01604 592008

A 420 Primary School on the edge of Northampton in a building that was purpose built in 2008

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