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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    27 November 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    10 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£18,419.00 - £18,419.00 Annually (Actual)

Teaching Assistants job summary

Work Pattern: Monday – Friday term time, 8:30am – 3:30pm (32.5hrs per week, 38weeks per year). This is a fixed term temporary contract until end of August 2024, with the possibility of it becoming permanent.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has a child centred approach, experience of working with children with social, emotional and mental health needs would be beneficial
  • Is organised, creative and energetic
  • Relishes the challenge of working with pupils with special educational needs and want to have an impact on supporting their learning, social and emotional development
  • Has high expectations of themselves and others
  • Is reliable, hardworking and prepared to go the ‘extra mile’ for our children
  • Is enthusiastic and willing to contribute to the life of our school

In exchange we can offer:

  • A friendly and supportive staff team
  • Strong leadership and support from the School’s Inclusion team and Senior Leadership Team
  • On-going staff training and opportunities for professional development
  • Wonderful, receptive children who love coming to school
  • The option to join in with staff social events and have full use of our well-equipped staff room, with free refreshments available, along with the occasionally piece of cake!

We do not accept CV's. 

To arrange a visit obtain further details, please email  hr@shirley.cambs.sch.uk 

Commitment to safeguarding

Shirley Community Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, parents and volunteers to actively share this commitment. All appointments are conditional and subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure. We also request a minimum of two references.

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About Shirley Community Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
348 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

Shirley Primary School is a large, vibrant primary situated in north Cambridge. We have a diverse community and enthusiastic and committed staff team.

School location

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