We are currently recruiting a Teaching Assistant 2a: 23hrs 45 minutes per week (Grade 4   Point 13-17  £17,391 – £18,672 – Pro Rata term time)

Closing date: –      Tuesday  29th January  2019 at 12 noon

 Short Listing: –    Wednesday  30th January 2019

Interview: –            Wednesday  6th & Thursday  7th February 2019

Please note that the interview process will take place over 2 days


Singleton Church of England Primary School
Church Road

Tel: 01253 882226


  • 23 hours and 45 minutes Ta 2a- Part Time variable hours
  • (minimum 2 hours) permanent – Pro Rata

The working hours would be as follows

  • Monday                9:00 – 3:00
  • Tuesday                9:00 – 3:00
  • Wednesday          9:00 – 3:00
  • Thursday               9:00 – 3:00
  • Friday                    9:00 – 3:00

(Please note these times include breaks and lunchtimes, which are unpaid)


Singleton School is a happy thriving school set within the beautiful village of Singleton.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed teaching assistant to join our happy and dynamic staff team.

The role will involve supporting pupils within a Y1/2 classroom each morning for literacy and numeracy and working with provision groups within the afternoons under the direction of the class teacher.

In the afternoon, the role would be delivering literacy and numeracy intervention programmes to small groups of children (between 1 and 6) that have been identified on our provision map as needing additional support or challenge. These could be children from Years 1/2/3. On a Friday afternoon, we run Fantastic Friday where the children experience a very creative curriculum and the successful applicant will be involved with working with groups of children on a range of art and craft style activities.

We can offer you:

  •  happy motivated children
  •  experienced and supportive colleagues
  •  an exciting curriculum
  •  a range of professional development opportunities
  •  a work place where no 2 days are ever the same!



  • NVQ level 2 or above (or equivalent) – appropriate to the post
  • GCSE English & Maths – Grade C or above (or equivalent)
  • For essential and desirable attributes please see person specification

Candidates are welcome to come and look around the school. Please ring to make an appointment

Equal Opportunities statement

An Equal Opportunities Employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community


The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders (Exceptions) Act 1975. If successful, you will be required to apply to the Criminal Records Bureau for a ‘disclosure’.

Application and further details are available from / returnable to the school office

Singleton is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to an enhanced Criminal Records Bureau clearance, medical clearance and satisfactory references. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Application form

Grade Profile and Person Specification