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Our People Values:


  • Love, Learn, Live - Our aim is that our staff will love learning for life.  Our family of schools love, learn and live together.


  • Our STARS values - Empowering staff to make a difference to children’s outcomes: Sharing; Trust; Achievement; Respect and Safety


  • We expect our staff to: deliver high quality performance for our children, have a positive and proactive approach, be passionate about learning and CPD; listen to and work collaboratively with others and engage in school and Trust life






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Teaching Assistant Key Stage 2

Permanent Position

 Grade 2

Hours: 27.5 per week (8:45am-3:00pm)

Term Time plus TED days



We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Teaching Assistant at Cranham Primary School to work within Key Stage 2. Our very successful,happy primary school is part of The Rivers C of E Academy family of schools and benefits from extensive CPD opportunities and career progression.


Cranham Primary is a large two-form entry school where children behave incredibly well, work hard, and make excellent progress. Our staff deliver an exciting and innovative curriculum which allows pupils to explore challenges, solve problems and develop resilience It is vitally important that the successful applicant fully supports our nurturing ethos and the children would like their new teaching assistant to be warm, kind and make each day special.


You will have:

  • Previous experience of working in a primary school
  • A good understanding of how to motivate and encourage every child
  • The ability to work 1:1, in small groups and supervise a whole class for short periods of time
  • A proven track record of working in a team and also be able to use your own initiative
  • Good literacy and numeracy skills and be able to communicate effectively with pupils, colleagues and parents.
  • To be flexible and creative
  • To come to school each day with patience, integrity and a big smile


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Assisting teachers and pupils as directed
  • Working with individual or groups of children confidently
  • Working with pupils who need additional support whist ensuring that more able pupils are challenged
  • Preparing resources and planning for sessions as directed
  • You may be asked to support during lunchtimes and work in other year groups when the need arises.


Closing Date: Tuesday 14th February 2023

Interviews: Week commencing Monday 27th  March 2023

Start date: as soon as possible

Visits to the school are encouraged -Please contact the school office to arrange a school visit on 01905 452437.