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Teaching Assistant - Carterhatch Junior School

Apply by:                      27 May 2022, 9am

Interviews:                  Week commencing 6 June 2022

Scale:                             3  

Actual salary range:  £17,454 - £17,769

Hours/Weeks:             32.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (term time only and 5 training days)      

Contract Term:           Permanent

Job Start:                      1 September 2022

“Pupils are happy and enjoy coming to school. They know that staff care about them and have high expectations.”

Ofsted Inspection Report (March 2020)

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Carterhatch Junior School for an outstanding Teaching Assistant.  In this role you will be supporting the class teacher working with the whole class, smaller groups or individual children to aid them in their learning, showing a good understanding of children’s needs. The ideal candidates must be flexible (as every day is different) adaptable and hard working.  You will need to be a well organised person who can work independently and as part of a team and have the skills to build positive relationships with pupils and colleagues.

Carterhatch Junior School is a three-form entry school, rated as Good by Ofsted, with happy, well-behaved and motivated pupils, eager to learn.  Our values of Respect, Responsibility and Resilience are important to us and they are firmly embedded in our school life.  We have extensive grounds, including a new outdoor classroom, outdoor gym equipment and allotments.  We have a sensory room, music room and art studio. 

The well-being of our staff is of paramount importance and we promote a healthy work-life balance.

Our school is part of the ELT Partnership, providing excellent opportunities for our staff to work collaboratively, sharing good practice and benefitting from continuing professional development.  

As part of the Trust, we offer:

  • Well-being days
  • Attendance reward scheme
  • Chromebook
  • Perkbox app - with access to hundreds of exclusive company perks i.e. high street discounts
  • Cycle to Work scheme

In line with recent legislation, applicants must have a command of spoken English that is sufficient to effectively carry out the duties of the role.

Please visit our website to download an application pack and learn more about Carterhatch Junior School

Visits are warmly welcomed.  For further information or to submit a completed application form, contact

Sharon Hopkins, Office Manager, via email at

All ELT Partnership Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

Therefore, all employees working at this school are expected to share this commitment.

The Trust and its schools are committed to ensuring that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment or is disadvantaged on the grounds of gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status or race.

Our motto is 'be included' and we welcome applications from all sections of society.