Teaching Assistant

The Rackham Church of England Primary School, Ely, Cambridgeshire, CB6 2HQ

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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    30 November 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    17 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - until 31/8/23

Pay scale

Level 1A to Level 2

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for someone who:

  • is a good team worker.
  • is caring and sensitive.
  • is an effective communicator.
  • has experience of working with a child with complex needs
  • has a recoginised teaching assistant qualification
  • is able to build a positive relationship with the pupil, promoting high self-esteem, independence and social inclusion.
  • will promote high standards of behaviour.
  • will assist with the development and delivery of individual education, support and care plans.

What the school offers its staff

In return we offer:

  • A school where everyone is valued, wellbeing is of high importance and the team ethic is strong.
  • Great children who are our best ambassadors; they are confident, make good progress, behave well and love playing a full part in the life and direction of the school.
  • Well supported induction for those new to the school
  • Mentoring from outstanding colleagues and the opportunities to work alongside outstanding practitioners
  • Wide ranging professional development and career opportunities
  • A friendly, skilled and experienced staff who always go the extra mile to help each other and the children.
  • A pleasant working environment with fabulous outside space and a well resourced rural environment.
  • Supportive parents, carers and governors and a vibrant PTA.
  • Staff and children who are passionate about learning.

Further details about the role

The Headteacher and Governors are looking for a committed and motivated Teaching Assistant to join our team. The Teaching Assistant will provide support a child with complex needs. The role will involve working with the teacher to plan and deliver activities, assessing assessibility and adapting tasks as necessary. The role will also include supporting the pupil with routines, transitions, social and emotional development, sensory breaks, communication skills and behaviour management.

The position is for a fixed term up to July 2023 but is likely to afford opportunities to become permanent, depending on the needs of the pupils next year.

Commitment to safeguarding

Rackham CE Primary School is committed to the welfare and safeguarding of its pupils and expects all its staff, volunteers and visitors to share this commitment.

The appointment is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

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About The Rackham 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
281 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number

Primary school in a village setting

Arranging a visit to The Rackham Church of England Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email finance@rackham.cambs.sch.uk.

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