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  • Start date details

    October/November 2023

  • Closing date

    2 October 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    15 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: 30 hours per week term time only (pro rata)

Contract type

Fixed term - one year

Full-time equivalent salary


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a Teaching Assistant with:

• experience of working as a Teaching Assistant across a range of ages, abilities and with some 1:1 experience • good communication skills • ability to work as part of a team but who can also show initiative and self-motivation • commitment to helping children learn and make good progress • optimism, sense of humour and ability to solve problems

This post initially requires the successful applicant to work with classes of children in either early years, year 1 or year 4. Some pupils need to be supported by members of staff with experience of working with children and young people presenting with social, emotional and mental health difficulties as well as cognitive difficulties.

What the school offers its staff

In return we can offer you:

  • Warm and vibrant school community
  • Support and encouragement of a strong Governing Body and Senior Leadership team
  • Further training and support with your career advancement

Commitment to safeguarding

Snapethorpe Primary is committed to the safeguarding of children and is a committed equal opportunities employer. Please note that our safeguarding requirements and practices mean we are only able to consider complete applications submitted using the application form – we cannot accept only CV applications. The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and safer recruitment checks including satisfactory references.

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About Wakefield Snapethorpe Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
658 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01924 367396

Snapethorpe Primary is a large school with over 680 pupils and over 100 staff on role.

Our school is a place where everyone is included and valued. We are proud that our children enjoy coming to school and that they know their education and care are at the centre of everything they do.

With a focus on constantly improving, we nurture and celebrate individual talents and interests, emphasising high expectations and the importance of always trying one’s best in every situation.

This is an exciting time to join the school and help to shape our future as we change and develop with new members of the Leadership Team.

Arranging a visit to Wakefield Snapethorpe Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email headteacher@snapethorpeprimary.co.uk.

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