Fulltime - Permanent

Teaching Assistant

  • Date Posted:

  • Category:

    Support Staff
  • Salary:

    SCP 5 £18,795 (£14,393 pro rata)
  • Expires:


Do you want a highly rewarding post, making the difference to some remarkable children?  Do you want to join a happy and hardworking team?  Do you want to make a difference?  Are you looking to support children in their development on a 1:1 and small group basis?  Do you want to support teaching staff in ensuring the best outcomes for pupils?  If so, we have the perfect post for you!

We are looking for someone who is committed to providing and supporting high quality teaching and learning opportunities across all curricular areas of the school.  The role will include targeted support within a whole class setting, the delivery of interventions within and outside of the classroom as well as some 1:1 work.  Support will include lunchtime cover, assisting in the provision of high quality play and learning opportunities.  A current Teaching Assistant says about the role:

“Having worked at a previous school for ten years, I was anxious about moving to a new school.  However, I am so pleased that I made the decision to join Orchard Park.  The staff are friendly and the school is caring and professional”.

A newly appointed Teaching Assistant says about this role:

“Being a new TA, the school provided me with a great opportunity to learn from highly skilled professionals so that I can feel confident when I am supporting the children’s learning”.

We can provide you with:  an enthusiastic, talented and dedicated team to work alongside; a school where everyone is valued; pupils that are hardworking and well behaved; an outstanding, striking learning environment; and an opportunity to be part of something special.

Start date:  4th September 2019

Hours:  8:45 am to 3:15 pm OR part time 8:45 am to 1:15 pm OR 12:00 pm to 3:15 pm term time only

Salary:  SCP5 £18,795 (£14,393.19 pro rata)

Closing date:  Wednesday 12th June

Interview date:  Wednesday 19th June

We would love you to see our school in action and would therefore encourage you to visit us.  Please contact Lynsey to organise a visit (office@orchardpark.cambs.sch.uk or 01223 438200).