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Ruardean C of E Primary School


Teaching Assistant

Grade F (NVQ level 3 or equivalent) / Grade D (NVQ level 2 or equivalent)

Allowances: (Not applicable)


This post is suitable for newly qualified teachers


Hours: Part-Time (21 hours) Working days will be Monday to Thursday, term-time only plus INSET pro-rata. 9am-12.15pm/1.15pm-3.15pm

Contract: Permanent

Closing Date: 06/10/2017

Interview Date: 18/10/2017

Start Date: 30/10/17

We wish to appoint a qualified teaching assistant to join our supportive, committed and talented staff team.


We require someone with experience of working with children in a primary school setting, (ideally in KS2) and working in a small school also means that flexibility is essential.


The successful candidate needs to:

• be an excellent practitioner

• have high expectations of all children

• have excellent behaviour management skills

• have a strong commitment to raising standards whilst also being able to make learning fun

• be able to work well as part of a team

• have an understanding of the needs of all children and supportive of the thrive approach in supporting children with emotional and behavioural needs.


We welcome applications from people who are committed to making a difference to children's education, can work as part of a team and also use their own initiative.


Visits to the school are welcome by prior appointment. Telephone 01594 542461 or email


Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff, and volunteers, to share the same commitment. This position is subject to an enhanced DBS check.


Please apply using the GCC application form. Completed application forms should be sent FAO: The Headteacher to


Please be advised that applications will need to be supported by two referees and be made using the Gloucestershire County Council application form – we will not accept C.V’s. If you have not heard from us by 12/10/2017 please assume your application has been unsuccessful.

GCC Application Form and Teaching Assistant Job Description