Vacancy – Teaching Assistant


We are looking for a dedicated Teaching Assistant to support children across Key Stage One. Initially, this post will run until 31st July 2015.

The children Holy Trinity are enthusiastic, have positive attitudes to learning and, according to everyone who visits us, are a pleasure to teach! Main duties will include:

  • Working in partnership with a Classteacher;
  • To work with the Classteacher in lesson planning, preparation, implementation and evaluation;
  • Supporting learning and teaching in line with school policies and procedures;
  • Adapting questioning and instructions to the needs of individual children;
  • Encouraging all children to achieve.

Candidates will need to show patience, flexibility, discretion and a commitment to ensure that children make the best possible progress in order to maximise their potential. Minimum qualifications of GCSE Mathematics, English Grade C (or equivalent) and experience of working with children in an educational setting would be desirable. Some knowledge and/or understanding of synthetic phonics would be a distinct advantage to any potential candidate alternatively, training will be provided.

Holy Trinity Primary School has an uncompromising commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Our commitment to safeguarding is underpinned by robust processes and procedures that seek to protect our children.

If you would like an application pack please email: head@holytrinityhalstead.com or alternatively, from 3rd September 2014 call the school on 01787 472096.

Applications close: 12.09.14

Interviews on: 22.09.14

Start date: ASAP

You can download an application form, Job Description and Person Specification through the links below:

TA Job Description KS1

TA Person Specification KS1

KS1 TA Application Form HTPS

Please note:

This post will also be advertised on www.essexschoolsjobs.co.uk and the local press.

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