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Graduate Teaching Assistant - Chesterfield Primary School (REF:CH25219)

Graduate Teaching Assistant (Ref: CH25219)

Apply by: Monday 25 February 2019, 12pm

Interviews: w/c 4 March 2019

Salary Scale: Scale 5 (£17,807 - £19,391 p.a. inc)

Hours: 32.5 hours per week/39 weeks per year (term time + 5 INSET days)

Contract: Fixed Term - 1 year

Job Start: April or September 2019

Do you want to make a difference in changing children’s life chances in an area of high deprivation? Do you have the skills and abilities of supporting children with social and emotional needs?  Do you want to work in a school that is vibrant and dynamic where we have shared values? If so then Chesterfield Primary School is the place for you.

Chesterfield Primary School is looking for enthusiastic, inspirational individuals, who enjoy working as part of a dedicated team and want to develop their skills in a school environment. This is a fantastic opportunity for graduates who want to gain experience in order to progress towards a teaching career.

Chesterfield Primary School is part of the Enfield Teaching School Alliance, which runs the school direct scheme, a great route into teaching. We are able to provide quality training and development for staff and as we are a large school, we are able to offer significant opportunities for professional development. 

As a Graduate Teaching Assistant you will be supporting the class teacher working with the whole class or smaller groups to ensure all children reach their full potential. The ideal candidates must be flexible (as every day is different), adaptable and very hard working. You will need to be a well organised person who can work independently and as part of a team and have the skills to build positive relationships with children and colleagues. 

Children at Chesterfield are engaged with a creative curriculum, which encourages pupil voice. We have embedded values that ensure resilience and independence and we aim to build valuable learning skills for life.

We are part of the Enfield Learning Trust, a partnership of successful primary schools in Enfield who have a shared motto, ‘be included.’

As part of Enfield Learning Trust we are strongly committed to providing high quality professional development and career progression for all staff.  We are able to offer significant opportunities to work in collaboration with colleagues at this school and across the Trust.

The well-being of our staff is of paramount importance and we promote a healthy work-life balance.  We are constantly reviewing our practices to ensure that our staff can focus on what matters: providing a rich environment in which children can learn and thrive.  As part of Trust, we offer:

  • Well-being days
  • Perkbox app – with access to hundreds of exclusive company perks i.e. high street discounts
  • Modern technology for home and school use
  • Employee support hub
  • Attendance reward scheme

We welcome and encourage visits from all interested applicants, therefore, should you wish to arrange an appointment, please contact Kelly Gradwell, Headteacher on 01992760678 or for an application pack please email our Human Resources Team at You can also find out more about us on our website

All Enfield Learning Trust Schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Therefore, all employees working at this school are expected to share this.