Teaching Assistant, Cambridge

Closing date:

Kings Hedges PrimaryCambridge

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Level 1A point 8
Contract term: Fixed Term

Kings Hedges Educational Federation 

Northfield Avenue 


CB4 2HU 

Tel: 01223 518330    Fax: 01223 506014 Email: finance@kingshedges.cambs.sch.uk 

Head Teacher: Miss S Merritt  

Excellence Achieved Through Care, Creativity and Challenge    

We require a Teaching Assistant to start as soon as possible  

Pay Scale will be level 1a   point 8

Hours are 33.25 per week 

8:15 – 3:45 Monday – Thursday 

8:15 – 1:30 Friday    

We wish to appoint a dedicated, hard-working and motivated teaching assistant to start as soon as possible. The contract will be term time only and temporary for 1 year initially.  

You will be a valuable member of the team working with the class teacher to support the children. You will also support the midday supervisors for ½ an hour each day. The successful applicant will need enthusiasm, patience, caring and understanding. Flexibility is required to work in all areas of the school.    

Please contact the school office by telephone or email, finance@kingshedges.cambs.sch.uk for an application form. Previous applicants need not apply. 

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Application forms are also on the website - www.kingshedgesprimary.org.uk     

Kings Hedges Education Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children in our care.  All staff and volunteers are expected to share this commitment.  

Before you proceed with your intention to apply for a position or to support us please take full consideration of the following points. 

• All successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. You are required to disclose all previous criminal convictions and cautions on your application. Please contact the Head teacher to discuss further if you wish. 

• You will be provided with an induction process and you are expected to engage with this monitored process. 

• We will assess your knowledge of safeguarding by asking specific questions about this area of our role during the interview process and your answer to this question will form part of our decision-making process.

 • Our safeguarding policies and procedures will be explained during your induction and on a regular basis; 

• Safeguarding is everyone’s responsibility. 

• Kings Hedges complies with all guidance on Childcare Disqualification and we will seek further advice from appropriate bodies when necessary. 

• Application forms must be completed in full. Please pay particular attention to your work history and inform us of any gaps in employment.  

• Please ensure you state full details of your qualifications 

• References may be taken up prior to interviews and any discrepancies will be addressed during the interview process.    

Closing date – Wednesday 14th November 2018 9:00am

Interview date TBC

Job location

More about Kings Hedges Primary
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Community
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Northfield Avenue, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB4 2HU, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1223 518330