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  • Job start date

    1 November 2022

  • Closing date

    12 October 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    30 September 2022

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£27,009 – £28,497 per annum

Actual salary

£21,644 - £23,243

Pay scale

Scale 5, spine points 12-15

Teaching Assistants job summary

Teaching Assistants

  • Contract: Permanent
  • Hours: 32.5 hours per week; Core hours are 8.45 am – 3.30pm, Term time. The roles also include lunchtime supervision.
  • Salary range: Scale 5, spine points 12-15 (£27,009 – £28,497 per annum)
  • Actual salary: £21,644 - £23,243 per annum based on term time only weeks and 32.5 hours per week
  • Start date: Immediate start available

We are looking for an enthusiastic and lively teaching assistant to support children’s learning. This will include support in the classroom and also delivering interventions to small groups out of class. Candidates who are able to provide additional activities (such as sports) at lunchtime are particularly welcome.

Pooles Park is rated ‘Good’by Ofsted and we aim to be outstanding. High expectations, a positive attitude and teamwork are central to the success of the school. Learn more about us by visiting our website: https://poolespark.com

We are particularly interested in candidates who aim to become teachers in the future. Candidates must have English and Maths GCSE Grade C or equivalent. Successful short-listed candidates will be asked to provide proof of these qualifications at interview. References will be requested during the shortlisting process, therefore it is imperative that candidates approach their referees in advance and provide up to date contact details. We will not interview if we are unable to obtain references.

The successful candidates will:

  • have a commitment to the promotion of high standards in teaching and learning
  • be passionate about enabling every child to fulfil their potential
  • experience of supervising children in a paid or voluntary capacity
  • recognise and value the diverse social and cultural needs of our children and community

We are committedto ensuring positive outcomes and lived experiences for all of our children and would welcome applications from diverse communitiesto support us on that journey.

Visits to the school are actively encouraged. To arrange a visit or if you need any assistance, please contact Patricia Hunter (Business Manager) at recruitment@poolespark.islington.sch.uk

Closing date for applications: Midnight on Wednesday 12th October 2022

Interviews held: w/c 17th October 2022

Please submit your completed application form to recruitment@poolespark.islington.sch.uk.

Pooles Park Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) with barred list check is required for all successful applicants. Also, if this post is likely to come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations, the successful applicant will be required to declare.

In line with KCSIE 2022 and safer recruitment practices, the school will conduct an online search for all shortlisted candidates. The online search is part of our safeguarding checks and will seek publicly available information on candidates’ suitability to work with children. Shortlisted candidates will be provided with further guidance and will be asked to clarify their online presence.

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About Pooles Park Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
209 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
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At Pooles Park we aim to ensure that every child that joins us is secure and happy and enjoys learning and achieving while they are with us.

We value children of all skills and abilities and we provide an environment where they can fulfil their potential and grow into responsible, confident and active young people.

We offer a rich and fulfilling teaching and learning environment in Finsbury Park. We have a national award winning garden where children learn about growing food and sustainability.

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