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Job Vacancy for Associate Professional (Teaching Assistant)


Associate Professional

Type of vacancy

Permanent post  in Key Stage 2


September 2022

Work pattern 

Part Time, 27.5 hours


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

Salary Range   

Grade 4, SCP 8 - 14

Head Teacher 

Mr Richard Chapman


We are seeking to appoint an Associate Professional (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; please contact us to arrange an informal appointment. Application packs are available below or by email from the school office at 


Closing date: July 8th 2022 at midday

Shortlisting: July 11th 2022

Interviews: July 14th 2022


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.




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