Teaching Assistant

St Peter and St Paul Church of England Primary Academy & Nursery, Thetford, Norfolk, IP25 6SW

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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    8 September 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    10 August 2022

Job details

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Salary Scale B / C Point: 2 to 4 depending upon experience.

Teaching Assistant job summary

We are looking to appoint a practical, hardworking and reliable Teaching Assistant to join our team at St Peter & St Paul Church of England Primary Academy & Nursery, in the beautiful rural village of Carbrooke from September 2022 ~ our Academy is part of the Diocese of Norwich Education and Academies Trust (DNEAT).

This is an exciting opportunity to work in our Early Years provision (either Nursery or Reception) where we support pupils from two to five years of age. Your role will be to support both the teacher and assistants with the day to day provision offer, the observations and assessments of pupils and keeping accurate records of mile stones that the pupils reach.The school has eight classes including the nursery and circa 250 pupils on roll. The position is:

  • 32 hours per week
  • Monday to Friday term time plus 1 week
  • Permanent
  • Salary Scale B / C Point: 2 to 4 depending upon experience.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Be an excellent practitioner who is passionate about children’s learning
  • Inspire and excite children in their learning
  • Consistently set high expectations for pupils
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Be willing to contribute to the common goals of the School
  • Have a firm commitment to our Christian ethos, vision and values
  • Confident in using basic IT
  • GCSE or equivalent, grade 4 /pass in Mathematics and English.

What can we offer you in return? … enthusiastic, friendly, happy and caring children who are proud of their village school. Dedicated staff; an excellent environment in which to develop professionally, A team with an array of experience; Regular well-being days and treats, and to be part of our school family.

We are committed to the safeguarding of all children, through its policies, practice and monitoring procedures. Any applicant wishing to work around children can expect to have an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check If short listed for interview your motives for working in a school setting will be explored. Knowing that racism, sexism and other forms of discrimination exist, we promote justice, fairness and equality in all areas of school life. All backgrounds and groups, including those with disabilities, are welcome to apply.

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About St Peter and St Paul Church of England Primary Academy & Nursery

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
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School size
199 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

At St Peter and St Paul, our community is very important to us and we are continually working to maintain and build our links with our local community. We believe that community links are essential in the growth, development and wellbeing of all our pupils. Links with our local community help us to build relationships with groups and individuals who will provide positive role models for our children whether within the world of work, spiritual and moral development or everyday experiences.

Our academy is at the heart of the local community. We have links to many of the societies and fixtures of the village such as St Peter and St Paul Church. We visit the church every half-term for Collective Worship.

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