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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    26 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    15 April 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time: This is a part-time position (13 hours per week, 39 weeks per year, includes Teacher Training days)

Contract type

Fixed term - until 31st August 2025

Actual salary

£11.98 per hour (£23,114 pro rata per annum)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has a passion for delivering high quality and exciting opportunities for children;
  • Has strong interpersonal and communication skills and are able to work with a variety of pupils, staff and parents;
  • Has superb attention to detail and organisational skills;
  • Is self-motivated dedicated and consistent;
  • Has the ability to deal with new challenging situations;
  • Is a strong team player who can use their own initiative;
  • Has a positive and flexible attitude.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer the successful candidate:

  • An ambitious and vibrant place to work, with enthusiastic children and staff who are passionate about learning;
  • A workplace where everyone feels valued and supported;
  • Opportunities for training and progression;
  • The support of Acorn Education Trust, with excellent opportunities to work with experienced colleagues;
  • A supportive and clearly defined induction procedure.

Further details about the role

Willowbrook Primary School is looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated Teaching Assistant to join its friendly team and provide support to pupils, with effect from September 2024.

We are a small, warm and welcoming school, educating children between the ages of 4 and 11 years. Located in the heart of Trowbridge in Wiltshire, we are part of inclusive community where we respect, appreciate and support each other and our environment. We believe in valuing each child as an individual and encourage all children to reach their potential so they can flourish personally, academically and with a sense of pride. Our dedicated staff have the highest aspirations for all our pupils and are committed to providing them with a rich and inspiring education that will nurture them as well-rounded individuals with the confidence, ability and desire to make the world a better place. We recently joined Acorn Education Trust, which provides exciting opportunities to collaborate and improve local education.

As a Teaching Assistant, you must be able to work across all age ranges within our school and be prepared to work flexibly to support children of all abilities, including those requiring SEN support, liaising with teachers and SENCO.

For information about this role, including a full Job Description and Person Specification, please read our Applicant Information Pack.

To apply, please download and complete an application form by the closing date.

Closing Date: Friday 26th April 2024 at 12pm

Interview Date: w/c Monday 29th April 2024

Willowbrook Primary School, as part of the Acorn Education Trust, is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If successful in obtaining this post you will be subject to a Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and health screening.  We are an equal opportunities employer. As part of our safer recruitment processes, if you are shortlisted for the post, we will carry out a social media account search. 

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Willowbrook Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
113 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01225 355 511

Arranging a visit to Willowbrook Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email Liz.Williams@willowbrookprimary.uk.

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