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Teaching Assistant Level 1

Job information
Salary HC3 SCP 10 – 13 (£7644 - £8074 per annum.)
Organisation St Mary's CE Primary School, Credenhill
Closing date 11.55 pm on 6 October 2017

Job details

Contract: Fixed-term (One Year)
Hours: 21.75 hours per week term time only
Monday to Thursday mornings in Year 4, Tuesday afternoon in Year 3/4, Wednesday afternoon Year 4 and Reception class all day Friday
Start date: 30th October 2017
Responsible to: Head Teacher/KS2 leader
Liaises with: Class teacher

St Mary’s C of E Primary School, Credenhill is a good school that is part of a happy and vibrant community. The Governors would like to appoint a Teaching Assistant Level 1.

Key responsibilities:

  • To work under the guidance of the class teacher with an agreed system of supervision;

  • To implement agreed work programmes/intervention strategies with groups of pupils both in and outside the classroom and assist the teacher in evaluating their impact.

  • This will also involve assisting the teacher in planning and the management/preparation of resources;

  • Work with teachers in planning, evaluating and adjusting work as necessary;

  • Monitor and evaluate pupils’ response to these learning activities through observation and recording achievement against pre-determined learning objectives;

  • Provide feedback to teachers and pupils.

  • Be responsible for keeping records and updating systems as required by the teacher;

  • Promote positive values and support the school’s church ethos;

  • Promote positive attitudes to learning and good pupil behaviour in line with school policy;

  • Liaise with parents, staff and outside agencies where necessary

  • Establish positive and productive working relationships with pupils and actively promote the inclusion of all pupils

  • Be aware and comply with policies and procedures relating to child protection, Health and safety, confidentiality and data protection.

  • Report concerns to appropriate person.

  • Attend, and participate in meetings and training activities as required.

  • Undertake planned supervision of pupils on visits and trips.

  • To undertake other duties and activities within the scope of the post as directed by the class teacher.

Person specification:

  • Good level of education to include GCSE English and GCSE Mathematics
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills with both adults and children
  • Good ICT skills – can also use ICT effectively to support learning
  • Ability to work independently and use own initiative.

This job description is not designed to be an exhaustive list of duties and responsibilities, but represents the current key areas of work. There will be additional duties and responsibilities explicit in the role. The content of this post will be reviewed in consultation with the post holder when necessary.

St Mary’s C of E Primary School is committed to the protection and safety of its pupils and therefore all candidates will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check at Enhanced Level.

Visits to the school are encouraged and will take place on the mornings of Wednesday 20th and 27th September 2017.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted to arrange an interview

Interview Date: Friday 20th October 2017

For more information contact

Application forms and further details are available from Alison Pugh, School Business Manager. Tel (01432) 760408 or email

Hoople Ltd is working on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.