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  • Start date details

    2nd September 2024

  • Closing date

    3 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    19 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£19,643.00 Annually (Actual) 32.5 hours per week Term Time Only 5 days per week

Teaching Assistant job summary

We are looking for 3 teaching assistants, 1 for EYFS and 2 across KS1 and KS2.

Support for Curriculum

With minimum supervision and in agreement with teaching staff, undertake the following duties:

  • Supporting the teaching staff to enable all children to meet their full potential within the school setting and when learning outside of the classroom on trips and outside of school activities as required.

  • Where necessary handle small amounts of cash for administration purposes such as school trips/fundraising events

  • Develop an understanding and awareness of the vulnerable groups within the school as relevant to the role.

  • Provide support for pupils through the planning, delivery and evaluation of learning activities.

  • To take responsibility for being organised, prepared and clear on the purpose of the role within a learning activity. This may include organisation of specific resources required for a task being undertaken.

  • To be actively involved in the daily development and updating of the learning environments in order for these to support the current learning.

  • Support and promote the use of technology within the classroom, using this as a teaching tool for groups and individuals.

Support for Teaching Staff

With minimum supervision and in agreement with teaching staff, undertake the following duties:

  • To support teaching staff with the preparation and accessibility arrangements for testing and baseline activities, undertaking a proactive role in leading the provision for groups or individuals.

  • To support and plan the provision for children with additional needs, using their personalised targets under the direction of teaching staff/SENCO/EAL Lead/outside agencies.

  • Record keeping will be up to date and shared where relevant

  • Communicate, evaluate and monitor the impact of learning activities with the teaching staff and leaders directing the provision.

  • To proactively communicate with parents through consultation with teaching staff.

  • To support, provide and in some cases, lead, the resources required for teaching activities and classroom administration tasks; such as reading book changing, photocopying, resource preparation for lessons, leading specific interventions, phonics groups etc.

  • To undertake duties of the key worker role for EYFS if applicable, including the reporting to parents.

  • To supervise the whole class for a short time, in an emergency (normally for a period less than a whole lesson until the teacher returns or alternative arrangements are made) or for a short period of planned absence (usually a lesson or less).

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 Yenton Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
597 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

School location

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