Part-time - Fixed Term

Teaching Assistant

  • Date Posted:

  • Category:

    Support Staff
  • Salary:

    Grade 1 a - point 2-3
  • Expires:


TEACHING ASSISTANT (temporary) – 26.25 hours per week

Grade: Level 1a, point 2-3

Start date:       September 2022


The Headteacher and Governors are looking for a committed and motivated Teaching Assistant to join our team. The position is temporary for up to one year in the first instance, but is likely to afford opportunities to become permanent, depending on pupil needs after next year.


We are looking for someone who:

  • is a good team worker
  • is caring and sensitive
  • is an effective communicator
  • has good numeracy, literacy and ICT skills
  • has recent experience working in a primary school
  • has excellent organisational skills
  • is committed to high standards of work and behaviour
  • has the ability to relate to and communicate well with children
  • is willing to work in all age groups throughout the school

In return we offer:

  • A school where everyone is valued, wellbeing is of high importance and the team ethic is strong.
  • Great children who are our best ambassadors; they are confident, make good progress, behave well and love playing a full part in the life and direction of the school.
  • Well supported induction for those new to the school
  • Mentoring from outstanding colleagues and the opportunities to work alongside outstanding practitioners
  • Wide ranging professional development and career opportunities
  • A friendly, skilled and experienced staff who always go the extra mile to help each other and the children.
  • A pleasant working environment with fabulous outside space and a well resourced rural environment.
  • Supportive parents, carers and governors and a vibrant PTA.
  • Staff and children who are passionate about learning.


Find out more about us via the school website: and our school promotional video: Or take a look at our school twitter page @rackhamprimary.


If you are curious about working in our Ofsted rated ‘Good’ school, please contact the school office on 01353 662436 or [email protected] for an appointment to look around the school and/or for an application pack or download our application form from our website.


Closing Date:           Wednesday 13th July, 2022

Interview Date:       w/c Monday 18th July, 2022

Start Date:               September 2022


Rackham CE Primary School is committed to the welfare and safeguarding of its pupils and expects all its staff, volunteers and visitors to share this commitment.

The appointment is subject to an enhanced DBS check.