14 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    3 June 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    14 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£17,140.00 - £17,823.00 Annually (Actual) L2

Teaching Assistant job summary

St Matthew’s Primary School are looking for a Teaching Assistant to join their vibrant school in September 2024 due to internal promotion and school expansion.


As a large and ever-growing school, St Matthew’s can offer you a team to work in, whilst also recognising that you will have experience and skills to share with us.


Whilst St Matthew’s is a large primary school, it has a calm, personal and happy atmosphere. We are a big school with small community habits and pride ourselves on everyone’s personal, academic and professional well-being and this is a cornerstone of our ethos. The sense of being in an ambitious, supportive family is often commented on by children, parents, staff and visitors alike.

From our new Teaching Assistant we would ask that you are:

  • Be a positive, flexible and proactive team player

  • Show demonstrable impact in your current role

  • Demonstrate knowledge and experience of working within a primary school

  • Support the teaching and learning of individual, or groups of pupils

  • Work in collaboration with teachers, contributing to planning and assessment of pupils

  • Have a good working knowledge of the primary curriculum and teaching phonics


In return we can offer you:

  • A truly child centred, friendly and holistic school

  • A strong team and school community built on good relationships amongst all

  • A safe and nurturing environment for our staff as well as our pupils

  • A leadership team who are interested in and dedicated to the professional development of all

  • Well behaved children who want to come to school and who love learning.


As well as:

  • Lots of extra-curricular activities and trips for the children

  • Progression pathways - Lots of our TAs go on to be our Teachers!

  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme

  • Comprehensive whole school and individual CPD programme

  • Onsite parking

  • A well-equipped staff room, access to school lunches and a central location with many amenities in very short walking distance


We would love to show you around our happy, energetic and colourful school.


Apply now and take a step towards your future career at St Matthew’s!

This role is a permanent post, term time only, 32.5 hours per week, 8:30am-3:45pm.


The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS). CVs will not be accepted for any posts based in schools.


Commitment to safeguarding

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS). CVs will not be accepted for any posts based in schools.

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About St Matthew's Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
805 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

St Matthew’s Primary School is a popular, oversubscribed and happy school full of enthusiastic and well behaved children eager to have fun learning. We are a well-resourced and energetic school which is well supported by parents, governors and the wider community.

Alongside our mainstream provision we host a Behaviour Provision on behalf of the Central Area Partnership (CAP), made up of nine schools.This provision supports children with Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) needs that can make full time mainstream education difficult for them. The aim of the provision is to provide an environment, pastoral and educational experience that keeps them moving forward in their learning but focuses specifically on their personal, social and emotional development.

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