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Year 6 Teaching Assistant

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Year 6 Teaching Assistant, Salisbury.

A new and exciting opportunity has arisen for a qualified Teaching Assistant with experience in Year 6 and of supporting pupils towards their end of Key Stage 2 SATs. The Head Teacher of a primary school in Salibury is looking to appoint a new member of support staff to join their KS2 team from September 2020. The role is full-time (Mon-Fri, 09:00 – 15:30) and is long-term with the potential of a permanent school contract.

The successful candidate is required to have a Level 2 Teaching Assistant qualification or above – education graduates are welcome to apply. Recent Year 6 experience is also essential.

The primary school is smaller than average and is Ofsted graded 'GOOD'. The school celebrates that every child is unique and acknowledges that every child deserves the opportunity to be happy, feel valued and experience success. The proportion of pupils known to be eligible for the pupil premium is above the national average, as is the proportion of pupils with special educational needs.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Delivering tailored learning activities and providing learning support to individuals and small groups of children across the curriculum
  • Engaging, motivating and encouraging learners
  • Supporting children’s social and emotional development
  • Assisting the Class Teacher in managing behaviour
  • Effectively feeding back
  • Record keeping and administrative tasks, such a preparing resources
  • Creating classroom displays
  • Attending meetings and contributing to the extra-curricular opportunities provided by the school


  • Level 2 Teaching Assistant qualification or above
  • Child workforce DBS on update service or willing to apply for a new DBS
  • Recent, successful teaching assistant experience (Year 6)
  • Pro-active, hardworking and committed to making a positive impact


Please call Leah on 01202 297744 if you are interested in this position. 

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. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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