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Job details
Employer St John & St James' CofE Primary School
Location Hackney
Salary Scale: 4 point 18-21 £21,546-£23,610 FTE (£18,074.95-£19,806.44 pro rata)
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Fixed Term
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts As soon as possible

Fixed Term Contract (July 2018)
Hours: 35 (8.30am-4.00pm)

St John & St James’ C of E Primary School is a one-form entry Primary School located in Hackney. We are a Federation of eight schools called Primary Advantage. We believe our schools can gain many benefits from working collaboratively and can achieve more by working together. We have made a commitment to a shared responsibility to the wider education community, the provision of good quality education and the improvement of life chances for pupils in the community beyond that of our own schools. Teachers, support staff, school leaders and Governors have added expertise in working alongside colleagues to improve provision and outcomes for pupils.

St John & St James C of E Primary School is looking to appoint a highly motivated and talented Level 2 Teaching Assistant to work alongside our dedicated staff to support individuals and small groups both in and outside of the classroom. The role requires someone who is passionate about children’s learning and who has a rich knowledge and understanding of how pupils learn. The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge of the Early Years Foundation Stage Curriculum.

We offer great, well resourced, learning environments, collaborative approaches to teaching and learning and we need candidates with energy, enthusiasm and a commitment to support us in this work.

We can offer you:

  • great, well resourced, learning environments
  • collaborative approaches to teaching and learning
  • fantastic professional development and tailored support programmes
  • unique and rewarding career progression opportunities

We Are looking for someone who:

  • is passionate about children’s learning
  • has a rich knowledge and understanding of how pupils learn
  • is eager to expand their knowledge, skills and understanding of learning
  • has experiece of working within children aged 3 to 5 years old
  • has experience in supporting teaching and learning in a school or Early Years setting
  • has experience of supporting children with speacial educational needs
  • has experience supporting with behaviour management in an educational setting

Previous experience of working as a Teaching Assistant is essential. If you are committed to helping children to make progress in every lesson, every day we would like to hear from you. This position is being offered on a fixed term contract (July 2018) with the possibility to be extended to a permanent contract at the end of this period.

Visits are warmly welcomed and encouraged. For queries in regards to this post, or to return your applications, please contact our Business & Resource Manager, Nikki Lawrence, at

Closing Date: Friday 17th November 2017
Interviews: Week commencing Monday 20th November 2017

For more information about our school, please visit our website at

Successful candidates will be required to apply for an enhanced Criminal Record Check via DBS. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and expect all members of staff to share this commitment.

About the employer

Information about St John & St James' CofE Primary School
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Primary
Funding status State - Voluntary Aided
Gender Mixed
Age range 3 - 11 years
Denomination Church of England
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E9 6DX
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