Watlington Primary School

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Staff Vacancy – Teaching Assistant



  • Grade 4 point 4, £10.98 per hour (Pay Award pending), plus pension contribution
  • Temporary (until 31st August 2024, with a view to possibly becoming permanent)
  • Monday to Friday, 9.00am – 1pm. 20hrs per week, term time only
  • To start Monday 4th September 2023


We are seeking to appoint a fantastic and committed teaching assistant to join our amazing team. Watlington Primary School is a thriving, popular and outstanding school. We currently have a vacancy for two morning only class based Teaching Assistants.


Please apply if you…

  • Put the best interests of the children at the heart of everything you do
  • Have high expectations of our pupils
  • Are a good team player
  • Want to work with colleagues, children and parents with professionalism, enthusiasm and a sense of humour!


In return we can offer you…

  • A vibrant and happy school which welcomes new ideas
  • Positive, well behaved children who are motivated and engaged in their learning
  • A friendly and welcoming team
  • A commitment to ensuring staff reach their full potential


Applications are welcome from new and experienced teaching assistants. We recommend that you look through our website to gain a good understanding of our school, and should you wish to ask any questions prior to submitting an application we will be happy to organise a telephone conversation with the Headteacher or Deputy Headteacher.


A full job description and person specification can be found in the Candidate Information Pack, which can be found below. Application forms are also available below.


Please send your completed application form to for the attention of Jo Arnold, School Business Manager.


Closing Date for applications is 12 noon Thursday 22nd June 2023. Interview date – Monday 26th June 2023.


Watlington Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

Thank you for looking at our Vacancies Page.  We have a number of schools in our Trust who have vacancies from time to time, along with our Trust Central Team - please follow the links below for further details.

Welcome to our wonderful school!