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Coppice Primary School

Sector: Teaching, Teaching Assistant

Qualification: Teaching assistant (Level 3)

Coppice Primary School is a school that lies at the heart of the community, where the children’s learning is paramount, and the learning of the whole school community is highly valued and encouraged. There are high expectations of staff as well as pupils, and a continual striving for excellence.

Vacancy Description

Supervise and provide support and guidance for pupils

Working with individuals or small groups of children under the direction of teaching staff

Establish and maintain a positive relationship with pupils

Support the use of ICT in the classroom and help to develop pupil's competence and independence in its use

Establish constructive relationships with parents/carers

Provide feedback to pupils in relation to attainment and progress under the guidance of the teacher

Promote the inclusion and acceptance of children with special needs within the classroom ensuring access to lessons and their content through appropriate clarification, explanation and resources

To respect confidentiality at all times

Attend relevant school meetings as required

Assist with escorting pupils on educational visits

To attend to pupil's personal needs including help with social, welfare, and health matters, including minor first aid


Teaching Assistant Level 3

English and Maths Functional Skills (If Required)

Course Duration

15 Months

Desired Skills

Friendly and approachable

Be professional when dealing with parents and school visitors

Good communication and telephone skills

Ability to use own initiative and work well within a team.

Attention to detail

Good written and verbal English

Good numeracy and literacy skills

Ability to work under pressure

Be diligent and consistently follow safeguarding procedures

Personal Qualities

Willingness to learn




Well Organised



Well mannered

Well spoken

Ability to follow instructions accurately


Working Week

Monday - Friday

36 hours


£620 per month

£ 7,440 per annum

Future Prospects

Career progression – great opportunity to grow with excellent school and be offered a permanent position


You will be expected to be flexible and provide support across the team when needed. This may include supporting meal times for the children

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