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Teaching Assistant x2

Sitwell Infant School

Grange Road


S60 3LA


(01709) 531855


Headteacher: Mrs Kirstey Peart

Deputy Headteacher: Naida Razaq


Number on roll:  219


Salary: SCP 4

Job Details:  25 hours, term time only. Temporary – fixed term.

Required for:  whilst a specific child remains on roll, or funding ceases. To start Monday 27th September 2021.


Be the best that we can be!

The Governors of Sitwell Infant School are seeking to appoint two well-motivated, enthusiastic teaching assistants to work 25 hours per week, to join our hard working, outstanding team. The posts are temporary for a fixed term (as long as a specific child remains on role at Sitwell Infant School or the funding for that child ceases). The posta are subject to a satisfactory probationary period of six months.


Sitwell Infant School is a large and successful infant school with an inclusive and child centred ethos, looking for an energetic and talented teaching assistant to work within one of our KS1 classes. We were judged to be Outstanding by Ofsted in June 2014 and we have continued to be relentless in our pursuit for every child to reach their full potential.


If you have a strong commitment to raising children’s achievement through an exciting and stimulating curriculum, are self-motivated, want to be part of a learning community and have a good sense of humour, then you will enjoy being part of our friendly, happy school. We are passionate about teaching and learning and believe it is a privilege to work alongside all children and their families.


We can offer you:

  • Well-motivated and well behaved children who enjoy learning
  • An attractive, well-resourced learning environment
  • An enthusiastic, committed and supportive team of colleagues
  • Positive relationships within and outside school
  • Opportunities to develop your skills through continued professional development
  • An active and supportive Governing Board


The successful candidate will:

  • Enjoy working within a team of committed teaching assistants with support from the class teachers and HLTAs
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Be prepared to provide outstanding learning experiences for small groups of children or individuals as necessary
  • Enjoy making a difference to the education of children and be sensitive to each child’s individual needs
  • Be committed to inclusion and equality of opportunity for all
  • Be able to maintain confidentiality on all school matters


We would love to meet caring, hardworking people who want to make a difference to our children's learning and well-being.

Visits are warmly encouraged and these will take place from Thursday 2nd September to Monday 13th September. Please contact Debra Darkin, School Business Manager on (01709) 531855 to arrange an appointment. 


Closing date:   Tuesday 14th September at 12 noon

Shortlisting:    Thursday 16th September

Interviews:     Tuesday 21st September


Please note, we do not accept CV’s or CV attachments.  Application forms and further details are available by requesting a pack by email: or by  telephoning school to organise collection of an application pack. 


This post involves working with children and therefore if successful you will be required to apply for a disclosure of criminal records check at an enhanced level. Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at


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