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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    11 June 2023 at 5pm

  • Date listed

    26 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time: 27.5hrs

Contract type

Fixed term - 1 year - to be reviewed

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you an inspirational experienced teaching assistant? Are you passionate about supporting children to achieve their potential?

Our vision is to build a community of Hope and Love around our village school; embracing all creation, valuing respect, dignity, diversity and individuality.

We have the following positions available:-

1 x Class Teaching Assistant - 27.5hrs per week – permanent

2 x 1:1 Teaching Assistants – 27.5hrs per week - temporary, linked to High Needs Funding

The salary is on KR4, Full Time Equivalent £21,389, Actual Salary £13,440, £11.09 per hour, term time only. Class cover is paid at an additional £9 per hour.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our small village primary school with a friendly community feel where we value and support staff development.

The successful candidate must have:

  • Knowledge and experience of working with KS1 and KS2.
  • Be able to cover PPA.
  • Knowledge and experience of Phonics desirable but training available.
  • Knowledge and experience of planning, teaching and delivering small group interventions.
  • Enthusiasm and be committed to the highest of expectations for all children.
  • A willingness to contribute to the wider life of the school.
  • Characteristics which represent our school Christian values; Kindness, Forgiveness, Peace, Courage and Love.
  • A willingness to work collaboratively alongside other schools within the DEALT and DLA.
  • A good level of Maths and English grade C GCSE or equivalent.
  • A willingness to assist in a mixed year group class or single year groups of 15 children for maths.
  • Be a learner themselves – open to continuing professional development opportunities.
  • Be a committed team member, show initiative and proactively work to improve their practice.
  • Very high expectations of behaviour and be committed to establishing positive relationships with every child.

What the school offers its staff

We offer:

  • A small friendly, but outwardly looking, school environment with close community links.
  • A brilliant, positive, supportive and dedicated staff team.
  • A school that cares about your workload and your wellbeing.
  • Children who are enthusiastic learners with supportive families.
  • A school that is committed to helping staff develop through excellent CPD and working with colleagues in other schools through the DEALT Academy and Deal Learning Alliance (DLA).
  • A school that is passionate about learning.

Appointment is subject to satisfactory enhanced DBS, reference checks and proof of the right to work in the UK. We are committed to promoting equality and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

We strongly encourage potential candidates to arrange a visit with the Head Teacher and a chance to see our lovely school. Please phone on 01304 374852or email Dawn Theaker atheadteacher@sholdenprimary.org.ukproviding a contact number to arrange a visit.

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 Sholden Church of England Primary School

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
97 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01304 374852

Arranging a visit to Sholden Church of England Primary School

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

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