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Teaching Assistant – Child Specific – Temporary Contract Vacancy

Teaching Assistant – Child Specific – Temporary Contract Vacancy

Term time + 1 week at Pay Scale 5

Start date of September 2021


At Northgate Nursery and Primary School our Vision is for children to be proud of themselves and strive to be the best that they can; to feel understood and supported to achieve success; to be safe and happy; to learn the skills to give them confidence to face the future; to know how to behave well; to be treated equally and to feel important within their school, family and the wider community.

We are looking to appoint an excellent, enthusiastic and highly motivated TA – Child Specific to join our friendly, welcoming school.


Our friendly and ambitious school has been judged “Good” by Ofsted (July 2018).  We have been awarded the ‘Marjorie Boxall’ award for our Nurturing practice and are looking for a team member who will embrace this.

Our ideal applicant will: 

  • Be an excellent practitioner, able to make learning enjoyable
  • Be able to meet the needs of children with a variety of Special Educational Needs under the direction of a teacher or HLTA
  • Be able to form positive relationships with children, staff and parents
  • Have high expectations of behaviour, effort and attitude and the necessary strategies to promote these qualities
  • Have recent experience of working in a primary school, knowledge of the National Curriculum and the standards required  by the new assessment framework
  • Enjoy working as part of a team

We offer: 

  • A friendly school with a supportive staff team and well behaved children who are ready to learn
  • Well-resourced classrooms and pleasant working environment
  • Excellent professional development opportunities


Northgate Primary School is committed to ensuring the very highest possible standards of care to our young people and as such require all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS with a barred list check will be required and other procedures and checks will be followed as part of our safeguarding procedures. The school is an equal opportunities employer.

This post will come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 regulations and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to confirm whether they are disqualified under these regulations. 


Please find application form and job description attached. 

Visits to the school are welcome, please telephone 01493 856515 to check availability.


For more information please contact the office on 01493 856515

Closing date for applications: Noon on Wednesday 30th June 2021




TA job description June 21

Operations Officer

Further to continued growth of the Multi Academy Trust, the Trust Board has identified and approved recruitment to the following post:

Operations Officer

Grade 5 (below the bar), 37 hours per week, 42 weeks per year, permanent

The post will be based at the Trust office in Loddon with post holders being expected to travel to, and work from, other sites if required. This will include, but is not limited to, all schools within the Trust. Please see the job description and further information attached.

Please submit internal applications in the form of an Expression of Interest to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This document should outline your relevant skills and experience and should be no more than two sides of typed A4.

The closing date for applications is Monday 5th July at 9am.