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Ordsall Primary School



Associate Professional (Teaching Assistant)

Type of vacancy

Permanent post


September 2024

Work pattern 

Full Time, 27.5 hours


Ordsall Primary School, Ordsall Road, Retford, Nottinghamshire DN22 7SL

Salary Range   

Grade 4, SCP 8 - 14

Head Teacher 

Mr Karl Hopkinson


We are seeking to appoint an Associate Profession (Teaching Assistant) who is enthusiastic about children’s learning, dedicated towards making a difference and have high expectations for all children. 


We are looking for people who:

  • have the ability to inspire children with a love of learning;
  • have high expectations for all children;
  • are hardworking and adaptable to change;
  • are willing to undergo training in order to be a highly effective Associate Professional;
  • have excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills and is a true team player; and
  • can play an active part in the wider life of our school.


In return, Ordsall Primary School can offer you:

  • Fabulous children who are keen to learn and ‘be the best that they can be’.
  • A happy and welcoming working environment.
  • A welcoming and caring ethos where everyone is valued and supported;
  • Dedicated and friendly team of staff and governors who are committed to the inclusion of all children and who have a true commitment to developing children’s personal, social and emotional development and a have belief that every child can achieve their true potential.
  • A positive outlook on life and an enthusiasm for learning.
  • Opportunities for further professional development; and a supportive and friendly community of parents.


Visits to the school are warmly welcomed and are available on Monday 17th June at 4pm, Tuesday 18th June at 11am, Thursday 27th June at 9.30am, and Tuesday 2nd July at 9.30am; please contact us to arrange an informal appointment. Application packs are available by email from the school office at or by visiting the school’s website:


Closing date: Monday 8th July 2024 at midday

Shortlisting: Tuesday 9th July 2024

Interviews: Friday 19th July 2024


The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is, therefore, subject to an enhanced DBS check. 


All posts in Primary, Secondary and Special Schools are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. All posts in schools, unless stated otherwise, are suitable for a job share arrangement.

The County Council welcomes applications from all, irrespective of gender, marital status, disability, race, age or sexual orientation for posts within County and Controlled Schools and in Colleges.