Vacancy Summary

Teaching Assistant – Initially KS1

Band 5, SCP 3. TTO

(Actual salary £17,455 per annum)

Fixed-Term until 31/07/2025 - 32.5 hours per week, term time only plus 5 days

A new and exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Teaching Assistants to join Cavendish Primary School and the successful candidate will be required to support with the delivery of high-quality teaching and learning.

Cavendish is an inclusive school providing a high quality, creative and challenging education within a secure, caring and happy environment in which all members of the school community can grow in self-esteem and develop their potential

Vacancy Information

The successful candidate will:

  • Have previous experience in a similar role
  • Be committed to raising standards
  • Be able to work alongside a variety of agencies
  • Be someone who can create an atmosphere in which children can thrive and succeed
  • Work constructively as part of a team

The essential requirements of this role are: 

  • GCSE level (or equivalent) English and Mathematics
  • Fluency of the English Language at an Advanced Threshold Level
  • Understanding how children develop and learn
  • Ability to manage workloads and work calmly under pressure
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Participation in development and training opportunities as they arise

For an informal discussion regarding this opportunity, please contact Michelle Marsden on 01274 772173 or email:

Further details about our school and application pack can be found on our website

To apply, go to

Closing date: 12 Noon, Friday 12th July 2024

Interviews: w/c Monday 15th July 2024

Dates to view school: 1st, 3rd and 10th July 2024 at 3.15pm.

CVs or applications via Indeed will not be accepted.

Exceed Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Shortlisted candidates will be subject to related online content checks, in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023. All appointments are subject to an enhanced DBS check as well as successful completion of a probationary period.

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