Teaching Assistant - KS2

William Morris Primary School
Swindon, Wiltshire
Contract Type
Term Time
NJC K Grade (£11.85 to £12.60 per hour)
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
3rd January 2024 09:00 AM
Contract Type
Job ID
Job Reference
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
  • Contract Type :Permanent
  • Job ID: 1389322

Are you an enthusiastic person looking to work in a friendly school, where teaching and learning is fun and inspiring? 

We are looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant in Key Stage 2 from January 2024.

This role will be on a permanent contract paid on NJC 'K' Grade (£11.85 to £12.60 per hour),  term time plus INSET days (39 working weeks and 44.64 paid weeks per year) working from 8.30am - 3.10pm Monday to Friday including a 30 minute unpaid lunch break and a 30 minute lunch duty paid under a separate contract at NJC J Grade.  This totals 28.35 hours per week as a Teaching Assistant and an additional 2.5 hours per week as an MDSA. 

There may also be an opportunity to work additional hours  in our after school club if the successful candidate were interested.

We are looking for a TA who: 

  • is fun, enthusiastic and committed 
  • is willing to teach creatively and inspire the children 
  • has knowledge and experience of the KS2 primary curriculum 
  • is a team player with excellent communication skills 
  • is flexible and ready for the challenge of working in a growing school 

If the above sounds like you, we would love to hear from you!

William Morris Primary School is a friendly, happy school where children are known and cared for. Staff and pupils treat each other with respect and kindness, helping children to persevere and achieve their potential. Our curriculum is creative - with interesting topics which engage children and Life Skills for personal development. 

William Morris has a growing staff team – we are a happy group and very supportive of one another. Everyone works hard to give the best education possible to the children. 

William Morris Primary opened in 2019 and is situated in the beautiful Tadpole Garden Village and housed in a purpose-build new building, with bright vibrant classroom, a cookery room and attractive field and pond area. We are a growing school and have children from nursery to Year 4, and we will continue to grow to become a 2 form entry school primary school with year groups up until year 6. 

Our school is part of The Blue Kite Academy Trust, based in Swindon who are increasing in size and offer excellent CPD and career opportunities. 

Please see the job description and person specification in the recruitment pack attached for full details. 

We would welcome a visit or phone call from anyone interested in finding out more about William Morris. 

This appointment will be subject to Enhanced DBS Disclosure; proof of the right to work in the UK and satisfactory references. Please note the proof of right to work in the UK will be required at interview. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020

Closing date:  Wednesday 3rd January 2024 at 9am

Interviews:     Week commencing 8th January 2024

We reserve the right to close the vacancy earlier than the advertised date if we have received applications that meet the criteria. Please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.                     


Safeguarding Statement:

Safer Recruitment Statement

William Morris Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments will be subject to satisfactory references, an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Disclosure, medical pre employment checks, Disqualification Declaration and proof of Right to Work in the UK. References will be contacted and checked prior to interview (if you do not wish us to contact references prior to interview please make this clear on your application). Proof of qualifications will be required and failure to disclose any other required information may render applicants liable to disqualification or dismissal if appointed, were the failure to come to light. Therefore it is imperative that you provide all relevant information requested in order to meet this safeguarding commitment.

William Morris Primary School

William Morris Primary School

Part of The Blue Kite Academy Trust

The Blue Kite Academy Trust