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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    6 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£12.18 - £12.38 Hourly

Teaching Assistant job summary

Wimbotsham and Stow Academy
Chapel Lane,
Kings Lynn,
PE34 3QH

Tel: 01366 382336
Email: office@wim.unity-ed.uk
Unity Education Trust | Unity Education Trust (UET) is a Multi-Academy Trust

Teaching Assistant

Salary: Scale D – POINT 5

27.5 hours Term Time + 1 week – £11.18 per Hour

Required from September 2024

Wimbotsham and Stow academy is a small, rural school which works alongside St Germans Academy and Magdalen Academy under the leadership of joint heads of school. We have a well-established proactive staff team that are committed to the education of the whole child.

At Wimbotsham and Stow Academy, you will find a warm and friendly atmosphere, with a purposeful learning environment. We aim to provide happy and supportive surroundings for the children in our care and have in place a wide range of learning experiences to ensure the full growth and development of the child – physically, intellectually, socially and morally.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, creative and dynamic teaching assistant to work with a named pupil within the EYFS classroom. Your role will be to support this pupil to learning alongside their peers and action targets on their support plan.

You will be someone who:

Is passionate about working with children.

Has experience of working with EYFS/KS1

Has experience of working with children with SEND.

Is creative and can think on their feet.

Has excellent numeracy/ literacy skills.

Works well as part of a team.

Has a clear understanding of safeguarding and keeping children safe in education.

We can offer you:

Dedicated and supportive colleagues.

Opportunities for professional development.

A small class of well-behaved, creative and enthusiastic learners.

If so we would love to hear from you.

For an informal discussion about the post please email office@wim.unity-ed.uk or phone on 01553 810326. Visits to the school encouraged.

How to apply

Click on the Apply Now button. You can save you application and return to it later. Please ensure you have completed your application before the end date.

No CVs accepted – Please complete an official application form if you wish to be considered for this role.

Candidates are advised that they may be subject to an online check from information in the public domain.

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications irrespective of race, gender, religion, disability, sexual orientation and/or age. We value the individuality and creativity that every worker potentially brings to the workforce.

This lost is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references.

This post will come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations.

Wimbotsham and Stow Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo safeguarding screening appropriate to the post, including checks with Disclosure & Barring Service and at least 2 references which cover the last 3 years; for all our services we will request references from where you have worked with either Children or Vulnerable Adults. Please be advised that references may be requested prior to interview for roles within our Schools.

This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent English is an essential requirement for this role.

We reserve the right to withdraw this vacancy at any time ahead of the closing date if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible.

We also reserve to right to interview shortlisted candidates ahead of the closing date.

Closing date: 17th June 2024

Interviews: TBA

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 Wimbotsham and Stow Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
113 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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