Teaching Assistant

Malvern, Worcestershire
£11239 - £11869 per annum
14 Jan 2019
28 Jan 2019
Job Ref
K James
Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
Part Time

Required from 25th February 2019

Teaching Assistant

27.5 hours a week   Term time only


Grade 2: £11239 - £11869 per annum

The Governing Body of St. Matthias CE Primary School in Malvern is seeking to appoint a permanent teaching assistant to work across EYFS to provide support. This will initially be with Reception aged children.  The successful candidate will be expected to provide general classroom support when required, working alongside the classroom teacher and to deliver programmes of learning to specific individuals / small groups of pupils. The role will include working with children who are eligible for Pupil Premium, those with Special Educational Needs (SEN) and other vulnerable groups.   Knowledge and appreciation of the Early Learning Goals (ELGs) and experience of working with other age groups across the primary age range is desirable. Applicants should state any areas of expertise they may be able to bring to the school.

St Matthias is a school with a warm heart that is proud to serve the local community for the common good.  Our staff are determined to make improvements and ensure that every child has an excellent education within a supportive environment.  We are committed to continuous professional development so a passion for learning and personal improvement is essential. 

The duties and responsibilities allocated to the post will be based on the skills, experience, knowledge and qualifications of the individual appointed, which will determine the grade.


The successful candidate will;

  • Be a good classroom practitioner
  • Be sensitive to the needs of individual learners
  • Be enthusiastic and determined to make learning fun
  • Have experience of leading interventions
  • Be passionate about good teaching and learning
  • Have good Literacy and Maths skills
  • Be responsible and resourceful
  • Have relevant qualifications including First Aid
  • Be committed to raising the level of achievement for all pupils, regardless of economic background or other need
  • Have a positive attitude
  • Be able to work effectively as part of a team
  • Be able to reflect the values of our Church school

    We encourage all prospective candidates to visit the school during school hours if possible.  Please ring the school office to make an appointment. For further information, a detailed job description and application form please contact the school on 01684 574984 or email: finance@stmatthias.worcs.sch.uk   Due to safeguarding requirements it is important that you use the school application form rather than the one from eteach.

    St Matthias Church of England Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to the receipt of a satisfactory DBS Enhanced Disclosure, two positive references, medical clearance and evidence of appropriate qualifications.

    For further information, a detailed job description and application forms please contact the school on 01684 574984 or email: finance@stmatthias.worcs.sch.uk

    Visits to the school are encouraged and can be arranged by telephoning the school.

    Closing date for applications:    28th January 2019                             Interviews: 4th February 2019

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