St John's C.E. Primary Academy

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Current Vacancies 

Senior Teaching Assistant
Salary: NJC Scale 3, SCP 5-6 (hourly rate £10.01 - £10.21)

Full time, permanent and term time only. Commencing as soon as possible

Are you an exceptional, creative practitioner who wants to make a difference to the lives of our pupils?

We are looking to appoint a full time senior teaching assistant to join our team committed to improving the outcomes for pupils by providing high quality support to our learning environment. It is expected the successful candidate will be keen to embrace new challenges in supporting teaching and learning within the classroom.

We are a highly successful academy with experience as a National Support School, Teaching School and an academy approved sponsor as well as being a strategic partner in Teamworks TSA. Our pupil standards and achievement are amongst the best in the country with pupil attainment being deemed as ‘outstanding’ with an excellent quality of learning. We provide a safe, secure and stimulating environment for pupils who are taught in single-age classes by a skilled and enthusiastic teaching team.

The successful candidate must be a highly motivated and dedicated practitioner who will attend to pupils’ individual needs and, under the direction of the teacher, deliver structured learning activity programmes in addition to providing support in the classroom in the absence of the teacher. You will be required to have the ability to use your own initiative when responding to the needs of individual pupils and to have excellent interpersonal skills.


We would like to hear from you if you have:

  • relevant qualifications and successful experience of delivering pupil learning activities

  • a good working knowledge of the national/foundation stage curriculum

  • passion and enthusiasm for working with children to secure good progress for all pupils.


In return we can offer:

  • a strong supportive team culture

  • well behaved and enthusiastic pupils

  • access to a variety of opportunities for CPD.


The academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS and other relevant checks are required for this post.

To find out more about our academy please visit our website ( .

If you would like to join our family of committed and enthusiastic professionals, please download our application form and applicant pack by clicking here or from .

Please return your completed application form (note that this must be completed and sent in Word) via email to for the attention of Gill Meeson (HR Director, EducateHR Ltd).

Closing date: 26 January 2022 (noon)    Interviews/assessments: 9 February 2022


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