Whiteley Primary School

Job Vacancies

KS1/Year R Teaching Assistant(s) – September 2024/ January 2025

Are you an experienced Early Years / KS1 practitioner, looking for a new challenge in a school with motivated children, supportive parents and an experienced, friendly team?

We are looking to appoint a teaching assistant for either YR or KS1 from September 2024. Due to a retirement, we will also have a second teaching assistant position in YR available from January 2025, but have the capacity to employ the successful candidate during the Autumn term to work alongside the team, dependent on the successful candidate’s availability.

The successful candidate(s) will

  • have a good understanding of child development and how children learn in the early years/KS1
  • have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a school or pre-school environment
  • be confident to work with groups of varying sizes, able to show initiative but work closely with the class teacher to provide a positive learning environment
  • have experience of supporting children with a range of additional needs
  • be able to promote positive learning behaviours
  • be able to foster enthusiasm for learning in the indoor and outdoor environments and enjoy working as a play partner
  • be enthusiastic, reliable and willing to work as part of a large staff team in our 3-form entry school.
  • Have achieved GCSE grade C or above (or equivalent) in maths and English

We can offer:

  • motivated children who are keen to learn and make the most of our provision
  • a supportive and welcoming staff team – as a school, we have signed up to the DfE Staff Well-being Charter
  • access to on-going professional development
  • a well-resourced school, with extensive grounds

The salary is Grade C £23,115 – £24,140 pro rata

Visits to the school are welcomed. Please phone or e-mail adminoffice@whiteley.hants.sch.uk to arrange a visit or if you require the application pack.


Application Form

Equalities Monitoring Form

TA Person Spec

YR/Y1 TA Job Details