Teaching Assistant - Twyford Church of England School

Location: Twyford, Buckingham


As our school continues to grow, our staff team needs to expand too. We are looking for a Teaching Assistant to join our team.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Teaching Assistant to join our small and friendly team. This is an exciting opportunity to play an important role in our village primary school.

This is a fixed term contract until the end of the summer term 2025.

Term time only

Salary Type: Bucks pay

Salary details: Bucks Pay Range 1 £23104 to £24223 pro rata

Contract type: Fixed Term

Hours: 8.30am - 1.15pm, Monday to Friday

Closing date: 31/07/2024 00:00

Interviews to be held: Shortlisting will take place as applications are received and we will be inviting suitable candidates to interview. Applications will close once a suitable candidate has been appointed.

About us

At Twyford Church of England School, the Christian ethos is at the heart of our school, where we promote values that guide the children's daily lives and which are reflected in their confident, caring and respectful attitudes. Our aim is to provide a secure, caring and happy environment in which to work, learn and play, where everyone will feel valued.

Website: www.twyfordschool.org.uk

About the role

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated Teaching Assistant. You will be a key member of our staff team. This role will also involve lunchtime supervision.

The role will be 8.30am – 1.15pm, Monday to Friday, term-time only.

Please see the attached job description for full details of what this role involves.

About you

Key to the role will be:

• A friendly, positive, pro-active team member, with good interpersonal skills.
• Good literacy and numeracy skills
• Ability to positively contribute to and implement activities and play
• Communicate effectively with children, parents and other staff
• Ability to remain calm
• Lead by example, modelling the school’s values

We are looking for someone with genuine enthusiasm for working in education, ideally qualified to Level 3, but candidates without this qualification will also be considered.

Other information

Discussions with the Headteacher about the role are warmly welcomed and positively encouraged. Please contact the school office on 01296 730305 or [email protected] to make an appointment.

Closing date for applications: Applications will remain open until the vacancy is filled. We will be inviting suitable candidates to interview as applications are received, and we will close applications should a suitable candidate be appointed

Completed applications should be sent to the school office at [email protected]

Interviews will be held: Suitable candidates will be invited to interview as applications are received. Interviews will be held at the school.

Please do have a look at our school website, www.twyfordschool.org.uk and our Instagram, twyfordcofeschool to see what Twyford C of E School has to offer

Twyford C of E School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children. This post involves the type of work with children and young people that requires applicants to undertake an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check prior to appointment.

We may carry out online searches on shortlisted candidates in line with updated guidance from Keeping Children Safe in Education (KCSIE) to identify any incidents or issues, related to suitability to work with children that may need to be clarified at interview.

It is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. All shortlisted applicants will be required to complete a self-disclosure form and return prior to interview.

At Tywford C of E School we believe that a policy on child protection is founded on the right of all children to be safe and feel safe, and that it is the fundamental obligation on all schools to robustly secure this right.