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Currently we have the following vacancies

Teaching Assistant

Minimum Level 2 Childcare Qualification

          32.5 hours per week, term time only

Scale 2 - £18,065 – £19,945/ Scale 3 - £20,344 - £26,317 pro rata


To start January 2020


We wish to appoint a Teaching Assistant who

  • Can speak Romanian and English fluently.
  • Already holds a minimum of NVQ level 2 or equivalent and has a proven track record of contributing to the raising of standards, in a primary school.
  • Has an ability to work collaboratively with all staff.
  • Will be able to inspire, challenge and motivate all children to achieve.
  • Has a commitment to working strategically and flexibly as part of a team to improve standards of teaching and learning.
  • Have the confidence, skills and abilities to lead and manage  interventions throughout the school.
  • Be a positive role model in school.
  • Is able to work with pupils in small groups and on a one to one basis.
  • Has experience of supporting children in a primary school setting.


In return we can offer:

  • a supportive and welcoming learning environment
  • well behaved pupils with an enthusiasm for learning
  • personalised CPD packages
  • real opportunities to contribute to the learning development of pupils


In return we are committed to offering high quality support, personalised continuing professional development, a creative and flexible approach to the curriculum, supportive leadership and a smile every day.



Closing date: Friday 13th December at 12.00 noon.  Please contact Mrs Suemul on 0121 464 1569 for an application form or download one from the school website and return the completed form to Observations will take place week commencing Monday 16th December. Please note, only those who successfully complete the observation task will be called for interview.


Please only apply if you have the relevant qualification, as stated above.



Safeguarding & Child Protection

Alston Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All successful applicants must complete an enhanced DBS check.



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Safeguarding Recruitment Statement


Alston Primary School believes that its workforce should reflect the local community and that all groups within the community should have equal access to the Schools employment opportunities. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. Alston Primary School is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) enhanced disclosure certificate. Alston Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent English is an essential requirement for this role.