Required from 1st January 2019

Teaching Assistant (temporary for two terms)

  • 27.5 hours per week, termtime plus one week Scale D

We are looking for a hard working and enthusiastic teaching assistant to join our fantastic school. You will  ideally be a graduate wanting to gain experience for a career in teaching or an experienced teaching assistant.  

The successful candidates will ensure that children are cared for in a happy, safe and stimulating environment. We have great facilities and are committed to delivering a creative curriculum, planning for child initiated learning.

If you have:

  • A passion to make a positive difference to children’s lives
  • Experience in building relationships with “hard to reach” children
  • Strong skills in Maths and English
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on your own
  • High expectations of yourself and others
  • Experience of working with children
  • An understanding of child initiated learning
  • A “muck in” and “can do” approach
  • A positive attitude and sense of humour!
  • And a love of dogs (we have school dogs who work across the school) and chocolate (always in the top drawer for those more difficult days)

….we would love to hear from you!

We can offer you the opportunity to work across a variety of years. Many of our teaching assistants have used our school as a stepping stone to starting a career in teaching or speech therapy.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please email the headteacher at . If you have not been requested for interview by 23rd December please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

Please download and complete a Support Staff application form from the website and email it to or post to the school address.

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff to share this commitment and an enhanced DBS disclosure will be sought, as well as proof of eligibility to work in the UK.

“This post is likely to 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.”

Closing Date: Friday 14th December


Application Forms

Application form – Teachers

Application form – Support Staff