Teaching Assistant Vacancy

Teaching Assistant – Required as soon as possible

Salary £8.86 per hour /£10967.00pPer annum

27.50 hours per week for 39 weeks per annum


A creative and capable Level 2 Teaching Assistant to join our hard working, inclusive friendly, caring and thriving team.  The successful candidate will initially work under the guidance of the class teacher.   The position is to support pupils in the Early Years with their learning and behavioural needs.  We are a Thrive school and would welcome anyone with relevant Thrive and Early Years, experience.  The Teaching Assistant will support and be able to show impact on the teaching and learning in the classroom.  Day to day responsibilities will include assessing learning needs and assisting with the learning, development and implementation of behaviour and learning plans.  The successful candidate will be able to set high expectations, be encouraging and nurturing and be willing to support the school’s Christian Ethos, whilst providing clear boundaries and guidance in line with our school policy.  The ability to work as part of a cohesive team is essential.  It is expected that the Teaching Assistant will provide supervision and support to ensure the pupils’ safety and access to all learning activities, including P.E.  The Teaching Assistant will also be required to assist with the safe evacuation of pupils in an emergency.


Essential qualifications include Level 2 English and Maths (or equivalent) and recent experience in a primary school setting.


Desirable qualifications include NVQ3 supporting teaching and learning in schools and experience of working in an Early Years setting.


CLOSING DATE: 23rd September 2019


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The school is strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils and you will be subject to an enhanced DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service Check), formally CRB (Criminal Records Check).  Visits to the school are welcomed.  Please contact the school on 01803 558298 to make an appointment.