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Teaching Assistant

Wymering Road, North End, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO2 7HX
New Horizons Primary School
Full Time, Term Time
£13,337 - £16,004 for hours and weeks stated
12th September 2022
Start Date
As soon as possible
26th September 2022 12:00 AM
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
Job ID
Job Reference
Start date
As soon as possible
  • Contract type: Fixed term contract
  • Contract length: until 31/08/2023
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1269837

Teaching Assistant

Salary: TSAT Pay Group 2 £18,327 - £21,992 per annum (£13,337 - £16,004 for hours and weeks stated)
Hours per week: 30 hours per week, 40 weeks per year
Contract: Fixed term until 31/08/2023
Closing Date: 25/09/2022
Interview Date: TBC

We would like a Teaching Assistant with recent experience of working within a Primary setting to join our friendly team.

We are looking for someone who has the drive, passion and skills to work at our three form entry, Primary academy based in Portsmouth. Our school is a friendly, welcoming place with children who are full of energy and life. Learning is at the heart of what we do and we believe that all children enjoy their time at school.

We can offer you:

  • Children and parents who will welcome you and appreciate all of your hard work
  • Support from a vast network of senior leaders and teachers within the school and our trust
  • Regular opportunity to meet and share best practice with the other schools within our trust
  • Benefit from an internationally accredited pedagogy approach to thinking and learning - proven to enhance classroom practice
  • Team of friendly, dedicated and hardworking staff and governors
  • Outstanding CPD opportunities, which also offers a great support network for our staff
  • A 24/7 employee assistance programme which provides counselling and support / advice on a wide array of areas

What you will need to succeed:

  • Previous experience in a Teaching Assistant role
  • Previous experience of working in a School Setting
  • The ability to make learning fun
  • Is supportive and understanding
  • Have a good sense of humour!

Our Trust:

We want to employ staff who are great team members. You will be passionate about learning and be happy to grasp exciting opportunities and contribute to the values, ethos and the development of our new school.

Our school is set in a large Victorian building, with high ceilings and plenty of space. We have a large hall and a large playground.

As part of the Thinking Schools Academy Trust, we benefit from working cohesively as a family of schools for the benefit of our children, and for the adults who work here too. TSAT supports with planning, trips, events, CPD and much more to ensure that all of our teachers are fully supported, enabling them to ensure that they can deliver the best learning that we can offer.

What you need to do now:

If you are interested in working at our small and friendly school, benefitting from a supportive network of colleagues across our Trust, and are keen to progress your career then please apply today!

Early applications are encouraged and we reserve the right to close the vacancy if a suitable candidate is found.

To arrange an informal telephone conversation please contact the Gemma Muscat at the school.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.


Safeguarding Statement:

Isambard Brunel Junior School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
New Horizons Primary School

New Horizons Primary School

Part of The Thinking Schools Academy Trust

The Thinking Schools Academy Trust