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26 Feb 2018

Teaching Assistant Great Yarmouth Norfolk

Job Description

Teaching Assistant Great Yarmouth Norfolk

Vacancy: Teaching Assistant Great Yarmouth – required ASAP

Initially temporary Teaching Assistants 25 hours per week

 (Positions also offer the possibility of additional hours during the school day to support the running of the school’s lunch club and/or the after school club – 1 hour 20 minutes daily)

Salary scale E – £9.37 – £10.44 per hour

This role is required to start as soon as possible – Closing date: Thursday 15th March 2018, Interview: week commencing: 19th March 2018

Cliff Park Junior School is a large 3 form entry Junior School catering for years 3 to 6 and is a founding member of East Anglia Schools Trust. The school are seeking creative, highly motivated and committed support staff to join their existing team. They are seeking individuals who are passionate about education and have high aspirations and expectation for all pupils. The school are proud to be a ‘Learning Without Limits’ school and believe in the potential of every one of the children and strive to ensure that every child can, and will succeed. They provide a stimulating and exciting environment which is inclusive for all where learning is fun.

We can offer our successful applicants:

  • An ethos which puts children at the centre of everything we do
  • Children who are enthusiastic, confident and eager to learn
  • Teamwork and a collaborative environment where planning is shared
  • A school which is at the heart of the community
  • Close working relationships with our committed and supportive parents and carers
  • A supportive and reflective culture which is underpinned by an extensive professional development programme
  • Close working relationships with colleagues from our neighbouring Infant School
  • A well-resourced school environment
  • A creative, topic based curriculum
  • A friendly and dedicated staff team who are committed to providing the best opportunities for children


  • All successful candidates will need to demonstrate that they have:
    NVQ level 2 (or equivalent) qualification
    Experience of working or recent volunteering in a school environment
    High expectations of and aspirations for children
    Good communication skills, both orally and written
    Good organisation skills and able to use own initiative
    Flexible to their approach
    The ability to open to advice, feedback and guidance from colleagues

For an informal discussion please contact the school and ask to speak to Mrs Ellen Watson, SENCO, on 01493 663612.  East Anglia Schools Trust values the contribution every employee makes and is keen to recognise this through offering access to a significant employee benefit scheme provided to us by Schools UK.  East Anglia Schools Trust Limited is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.  An enhanced DBS disclosure will be requested for the successful candidate in accordance with Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment in Education legislation.

How to Apply

To apply, please download an application form from detailing which position you are applying for. Completed application forms should be emailed to or sent directly to East Anglia Schools Trust marked for the attention of Mrs E Lavery.  

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