We have a temporary position for a Level 2 Teaching Assistant to work from 20th February 2023 until the end of the Summer Term 2023.  


The successful applicant will be working predominantly in Key Stage 1 (Year 2) – 17.5 hours per week (8:45 – 12:15 each morning).


Ely St John’s is a two-form entry primary school in Ely that was judged as Good by Ofsted in November 2018.

We are a large primary with 374 on roll, serving a large housing estate just on the edge of Ely.

We have

o   A strong ethos and clear whole school community commitment to our Therapeutic Behaviour Policy

o   High expectations for positive attitudes to learning and our Code of Conduct

o   A commitment to nurture principles and STEPs approaches

o   A strong sense of community

o   A strong tradition and commitment to safeguarding which runs through everything we do


The applicant needs to have:

 experience of working/volunteering with children in primary school;

  • experience of one to one support and/or leading interventions;
  • the capability to engage in all aspects of the curriculum including physical activity and outdoor activity;
  • preparedness to support at lunchtimes and in lesson times, within the hours given;
  • a belief in our therapeutic models for behaviour and an ability to nurture.

 Please contact the office at for an application pack or download the information and application form from the ‘Vacancies’ section of the school website

The pack includes a job description and a person specification. Please email the Headteacher, John Henson, at, with any questions about the appointment or if you wish to visit the school.

Please note we do not accept CVs.

Closing Date: Monday, 30th January 2023

Interviews will take place on Thursday 2nd and Friday 3rd February 2023


Ely St John's is committed to the success and happiness of every pupil and staff member. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people (please see Ely St John’s Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy on the school website). The post is subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks including Right to Work in the UK, Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service clearance, medical check and two satisfactory references.


Please note:

The canvassing of any employee, or member of the Governing Body, directly or indirectly, is prohibited and will be considered a disqualification.