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Teaching Assistant: Primary Phase
Teaching Assistant: Primary Phase


Primary Phase

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Closing Date

We are seeking to recruit a Teaching Assistant in Hampshire’s first All-Through School, and the successful applicant will join an enthusiastic and committed team in our Primary Phase (Year R to Year 6). The role will suit anyone who enjoys working with children.

The successful candidate will:

  • Enjoy working with children, building positive relationships in a calm, empathetic way

  • Have obtained Maths and English qualifications to GCSE Grade 4 or above, or their equivalent

  • Be committed to the highest possible levels of achievement for every pupil

  • Be cheerful, flexible and approachable, with a good sense of humour and resilience

  • Show initiative within the role and have good time management skills

  • Be a hard-working team player, able to work closely with teachers and other adults within the classroom to ensure the best for all our pupils

  • Have the patience and the resourcefulness to support and inspire our children with their learning, helping to unlock their potential

  • Have a good understanding of child development

  • Have excellent communication skills

  • Be able to support children’s behaviour for learning and for their self-regulation

  • Be enthusiastic and committed to supporting children with specific needs

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About The Westgate School

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The Westgate School is situated in an easily accessible area of Winchester, close to the railway station.

"The Westgate School is a happy and vibrant community, where pupils are encouraged to aim for excellence"
(Ofsted, September 2022)

Safeguarding statement: The Westgate School and Hampshire County Council are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.


Pre-employment checks: All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service checks along with other relevant employment checks, which will include an online search in order to identify any incidents or issues that have happened and are publicly available online, in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022 recommendations.


Equal opportunities: In order to combat discrimination, no unnecessary conditions or requirements will be applied which could have a disproportionately adverse effect on any one group. All sections of the population will have equal access to jobs. No applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment because of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership and pregnancy or maternity, unless a Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR) applies.

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Interested in teaching?  Visit the the Winchester Schools Partnership for more details.

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