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Teaching / Educational Support Assistant

St Margaret's Prep School, CalneWiltshire

St Margaret’s Prep is a co-educational day school for 180 pupils aged 3-11.  We have a Kindergarten class and one class running from Reception through to Year 2, and thereafter, two parallel classes at each year from Year 3 – Year 6.  The school shares a 27-acre campus, and facilities, with St Mary’s School Calne. 

We are seeking to recruit a Teaching Assistant to join our professional and friendly team.

Teaching Assistants at St Margaret’s work under the day to day supervision of a class teacher and are responsible for supporting them in all aspects of the academic and pastoral education provided for the children in their care.  Specific roles and responsibilities will be determined by the Deputy Head Pastoral (Pre-Prep) and may change in line with school development and pupil need.  The TA role is a term time position, the salary for which is pro-rated for working hours (if not full time), and for working weeks (plus holiday pay).  Attendance for staff training and classroom preparation during the holidays is expected.

Closing date:  Friday 15th January 2021

Interview date: Wednesday 20th January 2021

Application information (including application form and full job description) can be downloaded from our website , or obtained from the Bursary Office:



T:    01249 857300

St Margaret’s is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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