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Vacancies 2x Teacher & 2x Teaching Assistant posts

Teaching Assistant

x2 Posts

Victoria Infant & Nursery School

Oxford Street, Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, LA14 5QN

Age Range: 3 - 7 NOR 215

Headteacher/Chief Officer: Mrs L Phelps Tel: 01229 812537


Fixed Term (7th January 2019 – 19th July 2019)

PCD 5, £18,319 per annum pro rata


1x TA (KS1 9.30 – 12noon) 12.5 hours per week

1 x TA (Early Years 1pm – 3.30pm) 12.5 hours per week


The governors of Victoria Infant & Nursery are seeking to appoint two enthusiastic and talented teaching assistants to join our team.

These fixed term contracts, from 7th January – 19th July 2019, have been created through an increase in pupil numbers. It is expected that one of the posts will be working within Reception and one in KS1.


The successful candidates will:

  • Be an outstanding practitioner with a passion for working with young children
  • Have good knowledge of KS1 & EYFS curriculum and practice
  • Be enthusiastic and committed to high standards
  • Create a warm, welcoming environment
  • Foster good relationships with parents, pupils and colleagues.
  • Be flexible, well organised and work well as a team member
  • Be committed to the Safeguarding and well-being of all children
  • Have at least an NVQ Level 2 or equivalent in the relevant subject and have a grade C or above in GCSE English and Maths


Application forms and further details are available from Mrs C Burns email

Please state in your application which post you are interested in and if you would be interested in both posts.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for the successful candidate and safer recruitment procedures will be used in the appointment process.

Closing date for applications: Friday 30th November

Interviews: Monday 10th December