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Teaching Assistant

(Job Reference CM/TA)



Castle Mead School

Closing date:

Midday on Monday 11th January 2021

Interview date:

To be confirmed

Teaching Assistant: 28.5 hours a week 8.45am – 3.15pm (4.30pm on a Thursday for planning meeting), 39 weeks per year

MDSA: 2.5 hours a week, 38 weeks a year


Grade D £18,426 –  Grade E  £19,945 pro rata depending on experience and qualifications

Start date:

As soon as possible

Role overview:

We are growing our school family, and want to appoint an enthusiastic, skilled and committed Teaching Assistant.  Initially the successful candidate will be deployed to give 1 to 1 support to a child.

We would love to hear from applicants who are:

  • Passionate about improving learning opportunities for all children within a creative curriculum
  • Able to form positive relationships and foster the characteristics of effective learning
  • Committed to valuing and supporting the development of each child
  • Motivated to develop their skills to support highly effective learning
  • Flexible, with a strong commitment to teamwork
  • Energetic and enthusiastic with a good sense of humour

We offer all of our staff:

  • An excellent working environment, with access to all the resources you will need to create exceptional learning opportunities
  • Opportunities to work and plan collaboratively with experienced colleagues from across The Trust
  • Warm, enthusiastic and friendly children who are keen to learn and deserve the best
  • A clear vision with purpose and values that are supported by all our staff
  • A commitment to high quality professional development and career progression
  • Confident in the use of basic IT including the use of Word, Smart boards and the internet

The Job Reference for this post is CM/TA.

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