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Teaching Assistant

Hartford Primary School
Actual Salary £6,837
Hartford Primary School
Working Pattern:
Part Time/Term Time
14 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
03/07/2020 at 12:00 PM
Hartford Primary School

Hartford Primary School are recruiting an experienced Teaching Assistant, with the capability to provide class cover. The role is part time, 14 hours a week, working Monday and Tuesday, initially on a 12 month temporary contract.

The individual needs to be a strong team player, enthusiastic, patient, flexible and passionate about not only working with children, but helping them be the best they can be. They will be initially working in KS1, but experience of both KS1 and KS2 would be an advantage. The role will involve working with a diverse set of children, so experience of SEN would also be desirable. NVQ Level 2 is essential, level 3 is desirable.

Hartford Primary School is a very welcoming school, with inclusive ways of working, and the strong team ethos within the whole school staff. We have high expectations of both our children and staff, which are underpinned by a supportive environment. We are a large school, with two form entry, but pride ourselves on knowing each and every child and their family.

Our Core Values of Respect, Responsibility, Aspiration and Pride are visible all around school, which feels calm and purposeful, with a sense of enjoyment underpinning all teaching and learning.


The main duties of the role are:

Assist and support the teacher in delivery of learning activities and all resources required

Help pupils develop skills in all subject areas

Help care for pupils individually and as a group

Communicate effectively with all staff


We would expect the individual to have:

GCSE Math and English (or equivalent) at Grade C+

Competent IT Skills

Knowledge of phonics, letters and sound formation

Excellent personal and communication skills

Excellent organisational skills

Ability to work independently recording children’s progress

Closing date for applications is noon on Friday 3rd July at midday, and interviews will take place over Wednesday 8th and Thursday 9th July. Start date will be 1st September 2020. If you require further information about the role, please contact us on or call the school office on 01606 74164. If you can also email a cover letter to support you application. 


Hartford Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of children and young people, and expects all of its staff to share this commitment. References will be sought prior to interview, and an enhanced DBS check is required for the successful candidate.