Type of Position:Teaching Assistant
School:Stourfield Infant School
Salary:Grade 9, Support staff salary points 19 – 22; £13,871 - £16,100
Start Date:ASAP
Closing Date: Tuesday 11 January 2022 at midday


Start date


Contract type

Part time, 23 hours per week (worked over 4 days) Term-time plus INSET days

Green book (support staff) conditions

Contract term

Fixed term until 22/07/22



Salary range

Support staff salary points 19 – 22 £13,871 - £16,100


Stourfield Infant School


​Stourfield Infant School is a large four-form entry infant school with children from Year R to Year 2. At Stourfield Infant School, the children always come first. Everything we do in school is to help the children feel safe, happy, motivated and confident in their learning and relationships. We believe that children thrive in a caring and intellectually stimulating environment with plenty of praise and encouragement.

The school has a highly-skilled staff team and we pride ourselves on the quality of teaching and learning as well as the excellent achievements of our children. Our core values of respecting, collaborating and aspiring underpin everything we do


About the Post

We are looking to appoint a keen individual who will relish the opportunity to:

  • To complement the professional work of teachers by taking responsibility for agreed learning activities/curriculum areas under an agreed system of supervision, and direction of a qualified teacher.  This will involve planning/preparing/delivering learning activities for whole classes and monitoring pupils and assessing, recording and reporting on pupil’s progress and attainment.
  • To be responsible for the management and development of a specialist area within the school and/or management of other TA’s including allocation and monitoring of work, appraisal and training.
  • To ensure the learning environment is appropriately organised and to provide a good range of learning resources and materials.
  • To provide support for class teachers by establishing good relations with all pupils giving appropriate comfort and care as directed.


Who we are looking for

You will be someone who:-

  • Possesses qualifications in Literacy/Numeracy to GCSE Grade C or above or equivalent to Level 2 of the National Qualifications Framework.
  • At least two years experience as a Teaching Assistant.
  • Has HLTA status
  • Has an understanding of EYFS/KS1 curriculum and SEN and how pupils may need to be catered for in lessons.
  • Has the ability to establish effective professional relationships with school staff and parents/carers.
  • Excellent organisational/communication skills.
  • Flexible approach with the ability to respond to changing demands with a positive attitude.  


Stourfield Infant School can offer you:

  • The opportunity to work with wonderful young people and their families
  • The opportunity to work with exceptional colleagues throughout our trust
  • High quality continued professional development and opportunities to progress
  • The opportunity to work within Twynham Learning; a forward-thinking multi-academy trust


Any questions?

To discuss the post or your application, please contact the school office on 01202 424585 or Twynham Learning HR on 01202 878073 or email us at


How to apply

To apply for this vacancy, please submit an Application form and Criminal Records Declaration Form by email to:  

Only applications on the Twynham Learning official ‘Application Form – Non-Teaching Posts’ will be accepted. You can download the form here:

The closing date is Tuesday 11 January 2022 at midday. Interviews will be held directly after the shortlisting process




Twynham Learning is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and inclusiveness. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status. Only people who can evidence their right to work in the UK will be considered for this vacancy. We are committed to robust Safer Recruitment processes as part of our strong commitment to safeguard children and young people. An enhanced criminal records check will be undertaken on the successful candidate. Candidates must disclose all unprotected spent and unspent cautions and convictions. It is an offence to apply for this post if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity with children.

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