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Target: 96% Whole School:
Year 1
Year 2




Title:                                   Teaching Assistant

Pay Range:                         Grade 2               

Hours:                                 Part time (15 hours per week)

Contract Type:                  Fixed Term

Location:                            The Green Infant School

Application Deadline:    12:00pm Wednesday, 02 November 2022       

Interview Date:                Friday, 04 November 2022

Start Date:                         November 2022


Could this be your new adventure?

Does your professional ethos match our culture and mission?

Do you want to make a difference, making every day count for every child?


If so, then we want to hear from you!


The Green Infant School is looking to appoint an enthusiastic and compassionate Teaching Assistant with a commitment to inclusion.  Although this post is primarily to work with a child with additional needs, the successful applicant will be expected to be flexible in their approach, as at The Green a fluid approach is adopted to ensure the needs of all children are met.   We are actively seeking and excited to find someone who has the ability to form outstanding relationships with children and get to the heart of each and every child in their care.  Someone who has high aspirations and is passionate about providing children with the very best opportunities.


The Green Infant School is a small school, where we pride ourselves on the fact that every adult knows every child. We have a commitment and passion to ensure that every child has the support, care, guidance and challenge to set them on the right path and as such The Green team is a fantastic one to be part of. 


Our curriculum, alongside our ethos and values, enables an environment where staff and pupils are encouraged to push boundaries to be the very best they can in all aspects of life. We value the relationships we have with our children and their families and see the importance of working in a partnership together.


You will be joining a supportive staff team who are creative and innovative and provide the best learning opportunities for all of our pupils. We are always striving to develop, learn and improve our practice. 


We can offer you:


  • A small friendly school with a family ethos where the children are eager to learn
  • A passionate, positive and motivated team of professionals who put children at the heart of every decision
  • Support to develop you within this role, to be the best you can be, and to help you develop for your next career step
  • An opportunity to be part of a supportive, developmental partnership
  • The opportunity for quality Continuous Professional Learning
  • An organisation committed to supporting and enabling the wellbeing of all staff
  • A varied job where no day is the same!


We are looking for someone who:


  • Believes wholeheartedly in our ethos that children are at the heart of everything we do
  • Is willing to take on additional training to help meet a pupil’s needs
  • Is fascinated by the learning process.
  • Is on a mission to continually develop themselves as practitioners.
  • Loves supporting and inspiring fellow staff and students.
  • Sincerely values every member of the school community.
  • Believes in each and every child and has high aspirations for their achievement.
  • Enjoys working as part of a supportive team.
  • Delights in being with children and puts the children’s well-being before anything else.


If you wish to apply for this vacancy, please visit our school website where you will be able to find information on how to submit your application.


If you want to know more or wish to discuss anything in more detail, please contact Heidi Ackroyd, Head Teacher, on 01773 811465 or email the office on


For further information about the Flying High Partnership or if you require any support in relation to the applications form please visit


Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and post holders to share this commitment. We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applicants. 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.


Teaching Assistant Person Specification

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