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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    9 June 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    26 May 2023

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - 30 hours per week – Term time only 8:30am – 3:15pm (less 15min morning break and 30min lunch)

Contract type

Fixed term - 12 months (01.09.23 to 31.08.24)

Pay scale

Dorset Grade 5 (£10.99 per hour minimum starting salary)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Applications from recent graduates or sixth formers welcome. We are seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant on a fixed term contract for 30 hours per week, starting on 1st September 2023. The post is Monday to Friday, term time only.

The prime responsibility will be to provide class-based learning support for children in KS1 or KS2. There may also be a significant element of supporting children with additional needs. Please note that supervising children at lunchtime is also key requirement of the role.

You must have a genuine interest in working with children and entering the education profession. You will have lots of energy, resilience, be keen to learn and willing to have a go. We would welcome any specialist skills such as music, art, drama, dance or sport etc as we would work with you to ensure you get the opportunity to develop these with our children. Set in the heart of the Christchurch, the Priory Primary School offers a caring community, delightful children and a staff who aspire to achieve the very best. We are proud of our happy and popular school.

What the school offers its staff

This is an exciting opportunity for graduates or school leavers who are considering entering the teaching profession and wish to gain some experience before applying to initial teacher training providers. We will offer training on the job for this role, as well as training and opportunities to prepare you for teacher training/interview.

Commitment to safeguarding

This School is committed to safeguarding, preventing radicalisation and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. If successful, you will be required to undergo vigorous pre-employment checks including Enhanced DBS clearance in line with the Government's safer recruitment guidelines.

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About The Priory Church of England Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
206 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01202 484105

Our mission is to inspire a generation to learn, flourish and achieve in a caring, Christian community. Helping children learn – academically, socially, spiritually, morally, emotionally, and physically – in order for them to achieve their God-given potential is our core purpose. The Priory CE Primary School is a voluntary-aided Church of England School catering for children from four to eleven years old, and is maintained by Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Local Authority. Set in the heart of Christchurch, Dorset we offer a caring community, delightful pupils, supportive governors and a happy staff team who aspire to achieve the very best.

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