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Teaching Assistant

Required from September 2024

We are seeking to appoint a friendly and enthusiastic, experienced Teaching Assistant to work within our team and be part of our creative school.

This is an excellent opportunity to work in a school that is committed to achievement for all its pupils, ongoing professional development for staff and to make a real impact on pupils and their progress. 

The role will enable you to support both in the classroom and work with small intervention groups. 

We are looking for candidates who: 

  • Have an understanding of the Key Stage 1 and 2 curriculums.
  • Have knowledge of the Read Write Inc Programme (desirable).
  • Have a happy, can-do attitude and can motivate children with confidence and passion.
  • Are committed to children enjoying and engaging in their learning.
  • Are a team player with excellent communication skills and will demonstrate excellent working relationships with colleagues across school.

Old Park is a large primary school with 560 children on roll and a 120 place Nursery.

We can offer you a welcoming, positive and thriving environment, a great team of staff, and our wonderful engaging children too!

Please see Job Description/Person Specification for further information.

Visits to the school are welcome. Please contact the office on 01952 387250 to make an appointment.

Please complete the application form and email for the attention of Kelsey Weston, School Business Manager: . 

The appointment will be subject to enhanced DBS clearance (including a check on the children’s barred list) for the successful applicant. We are committed to Safeguarding and follow the Safer Recruitment practices as set out in the Statutory Guidance - Keeping Children Safe in Education. We are also committed to Equality and Diversity. 

Sorry, but CV’s will not be accepted.


If you have not been contacted by Friday 24th May 2024, we thank you for your application but regret that you have not been successful on this occasion.

Thank you for your interest in the post and we look forward to receiving your application.


Closing Date:    12.00pm on 22nd May 2024 

Interview Date:   TBC

Attached documents
Application Notes
Application Form
Job Description & Person Specification
Old Park Background Information