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Reference: JOB-77673
Location: Hethersett Woodside Primary & Nursery School
Job Hours: 32.5 and 13 hours per week
Phase: Primary
Job Type: Permanent
Job Weeks: Term time + 1 week
Job Time: Part Time
Start Date: September 2024
Salary: £11.98 per hour
Closing Date: Tue 16th Jul 2024

Teaching Assistant - 2 posts

Hethersett Woodside Primary & Nursery School

Coachmaker Way



Tel: 01603 810674



  • Salary - Grade C, £11.98 per hour
  • Permanent
  • Part time
  • 2 posts
  • Post 1 – 32.5 hours per week (KS2)
  • Post 2 – 13 hours per week (KS1)
  • Term Time + 1 week
  • Required for September 2024 

Do you have high expectations and enjoy working in a fantastic team?

Do you want to work with fabulous learners in a well equipped, state of the art new school?

Then we would like to hear from you….

Hethersett Woodside Primary and Nursery School is seeking to appoint 2 committed, enthusiastic, positive Teaching Assistants to join our large team. 

Hethersett Woodside has recently grown to full primary status, from its roots as a small infant school. Having recently moved into a brand new, state of the art building, the school has been gradually growing for a number of years and now is at capacity; with children from Nursery to year 6. 

This is a rare opportunity to join our fabulous team. 

We would like to appoint 2 Teaching Assistants who will support in either Key Stage 1 or 2; working with individuals and groups of learners. Hours of work, Post 1 (KS2), 32.5 hours per week (8.30-3.30pm Mon to Fri) and Post 2 (KS1), 13 hours per week (8.30-3.30pm for 2 days - exact days can be negotiated.

We encourage applications from candidates who:

  • are keen to support embedding our School Values: Respect, Resilience, Responsibility
  • have a passion for working with children
  • enjoy working as a team
  • are committed with very high standards of learning and behaviour 
  • are well organised and able to use initiative 
  • have good levels of written English and Maths 
  • have a sense of humour

Experience of supporting in a primary school would be an advantage, but is not essential as training will be given. Please state on your application form if you wish to be considered for one or both the posts. 

We encourage you to come and visit our school for an opportunity to look around and talk to us about your passion and desire to join us. 

Visits can be arranged via the school office: or 01603 810674

We look forward to meeting you!

How to apply

To download an application form, click the ‘Apply for Job’ button.

Once you have completed your application, please email it to 

Closing date:  16 July 2024 

Interview date:   TBC (we reserve the right to close our advert early)

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). 

We are also committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and you will be required to undergo an Enhanced DBS check or Enhanced DBS check with barred list. If you have information to declare it may be protected under the Exceptions Orders and you may not be required to declare it. You will be asked to make a criminal conviction declaration if you are shortlisted for the post. Guidance about whether a conviction or caution should be disclosed can be found on the Ministry of Justice website.