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Key Stage 2 Teaching Assistant


Salary:  £19,264 - £20,043 pro rata

Job term:  Part Time, term time only

Appointment:  Permanent

Closing Date:  Monday 27 June 2022 12 noon

Interview Date:  Friday 1 July 2022

Place of work: Norton CEVC Primary School, Norton, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk.  IP31 3LZ


28 hours per week, plus 2.5 hours per week lunchtime supervision at £9.60 per hour. 38 weeks per year


Required from 1 September 2022.


We are seeking to appoint an experienced Key Stage 2 Teaching Assistant to join our welcoming and supportive team working in Year 5.  You must be enthusiastic, nurturing and innovative.


You will be required to:

  • work with children, individually or in small groups
  • work closely with the class teacher to maintain high standards of attainment and behaviour
  • demonstrate a secure understanding of the requirements of the National Curriculum
  • provide observations and evidence for assessments
  • liaise with teaching staff to plan and deliver classroom support
  • promote and encourage children’s wellbeing and self esteem
  • deliver interventions as appropriate to support the needs of the children in the cohort.


The ideal person for this role will:

  • have experience of working with children in a primary school setting
  • be flexible and can use their own initiative 
  • work independently and as part of a team
  • be willing to undertake a range of duties
  • be resilient, hardworking and self-motivated
  • adapt to suit the needs of individual learners
  • have the ability to manage change well, and support pupils in a variety of situations
  • have high expectations of children’s behaviour and achievements
  • have excellent English and maths skills
  • possess initiative and the ability to communicate well with both teaching staff and pupils. 


We can offer you:

•     a warm and welcoming school environment

•     a supportive and dedicated team

•     children who are keen to learn and be inspired

•     a strong commitment to your professional development and dedicated team.



Please complete the attached application form.  If you require further details, contact the school at School Close, Norton, Bury St Edmunds. IP31 3LZ.  Tel: 01359 230520 or email 


Applications should be returned to the Headteacher, Mrs Lisa Sparkes at the school.


This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.  A DBS check will be required of the successful applicant

How to apply:  Please see application documents below.   

  • Job Description

  • Application form

Competed application forms to be sent to:  Closing date: Monday 27 June, interviews to be held on Friday 1 July

Please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn if it is filled before the closing date.  Norton CEVC Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.    

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