Teaching Assistant Level 3 – Fixed term

Start Date: As soon as possible

Closing Date: Tuesday 1st November 2022

Interview details to be confirmed shortly after closing date

Visits to the school are actively encouraged.  If you would like to visit the school on Thursday 20th October at 4.00pm, please telephone Mrs Joanne Mathieson to book this appointment.

1) Salary: Band E pro rata

Hours: 20 hours term time only (Monday to Friday) – this is a temporary fixed term position in the first instance until 21st July 2023, when the post will be reviewed and may be extended.

The Governing Body of Swallownest Primary School is seeking to employ a committed, self-motivated, caring and flexible individual to join our friendly and dedicated team. The successful candidate will be well supported by a strong team of leaders, teachers and teaching assistants and will help supervise and provide support and care for young people, including individualised support for pupils who have special educational and medical needs.

We are seeking to employ an individual who has:-

  • NVQ Level 3 Teaching Assistant or equivalent
  • A minimum of one year’s experience working recently within a primary school classroom
  • Commitment to achieving and promoting high standards of care, learning and behaviour
  • Experience of learning interventions is desirable but not essential as training will be given
  • Ability to establish positive relationships with pupils and empathise with their needs
  • Ability to work flexibly within a supportive and committed team
  • Ability to use initiative and be confident in numeracy, literacy and ICT abilities
  • Willingness to participate in further training and development opportunities, including facilitating     medical needs.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality on all school matters

Applications should be returned to the school email address:

Swallownest Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and expects all staff to share in this commitment.

An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be carried out.

Application details are available on the RMBC website and the school website:

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