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KS1 Teaching Assistant - Weymouth

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Job description

Teaching Personnel are currently recruiting for one of our Partner Schools located in the Weymouth area of Dorset.

  • KS1 Teaching Assistant
  • Mixture of Year 1 and Year 2 Support
  • Full Time Position (8:30-3:30pm)
  • £55-£65 Daily Rate
  • Could lead to a Permanent Contract!

School Overview

The Schools aim is to create a learning environment that is exciting, challenging, safe and happy while unlocking the potential that every child has. They have a diverse and inclusive setting that is in the process of expanding up to 4 Form Entry School. The school also achieved an 'Outstanding' Ofsted grade in all categories to show the level of excellence that they achieve. Located in Weymouth this is a School with plenty of future growth and development opportunities which isn't to be missed!

The Position

You will be joining the School as a Teaching Assistant working predominantly in KS1 with mainstream and SEN children. It is likely your time will be spent across multiple classes so an element of flexibility will be important in what will be an interesting role. If you have a good knowledge of Phonics this will also be an attractive factor with the school. Ideally the successful candidate will join the school permanently at the end of the school year.


  • A Graduate or holds a Child Related Qualification
  • Confident across KS1 Year Groups and has a 'Class Presence'
  • Preferably at least a base understanding of Phonics and KS1 Curriculam
  • Be a self starter who will go the extra mile to help support pupils
  • Can commit to the school for the full academic year

Next Steps

If shortlisted you will receive a call back within 4 working days of applying to the job role.

We look forward to hearing from you!

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

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