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Graduate Teaching Assistant - Chesterfield Primary School (REF:CH28012020)

Apply by:              Friday 28th February 2020

Interviews:            w/c 2nd March 2020

Salary Range         £18,975.27 - £20,746.20 p.a. (Scale 5)

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

Contract Term:    Fixed Term

Job Start:               April or September 2020

Chesterfield Primary School are looking for enthusiastic, inspirational graduates 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. 

As a graduate teaching assistant, you will be supporting the class teacher working with the whole class or smaller groups to ensure that all children reach their full potential.  Depending on experience and expertise you may be required to cover lessons under the direction of the class teacher. 

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 the 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 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 the Trust, we offer:

  • Immediate feedback to reduce over-burdensome marking
  • 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

In line with recent legislation, applicants must have a command of spoken English that is sufficient to effectively carry out duties of the role.

Please visit our website to learn more about Chesterfield Primary School:

Visits are warmly welcome, please contact the school office on 01992 760 678 to arrange this.

For an application pack or any further information please email our HR Team at

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.