Wootton Primary School

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Application form Equality Monitoring FormJob Description Person Specification
Teaching Assistant & MSA

Wootton, Isle of Wight

Grade 3A £8,971

Contact: If you have any questions, please contact Mrs C Pye (School Business Manager) 01983 882505 or sbm@woottonpri.iow.sch.uk

Vacancy Reference: MSA0620

Closing Date: 29/06/2022

TA Role to include 1 Teaching Day Plus MSA

Teacher 6.5 hours (1 day) per week (MPS £5,142—£7,992)

Teaching Assistant 20 hours (4 days) per week (Grade 3A £8,971)

Midday Supervisory Assistant 2 hours (4 days) per week (Grade 1A £862)


We are seeking to appoint a supportive, positive and resilient Teaching Assistant with MSA duties to join our team.

The successful candidate will be focused on supporting the learning needs of pupils, committed to developing positive relationships with pupils, staff and parents, and have enthusiasm for learning across the curriculum. Alongside this role, we are seeking someone who is committed to raising standards as a result of exciting and effective teaching and an enthusiastic and inspirational teacher to join our team.

The successful candidate will also join dedicated forward thinking staff who are striving towards improving outcomes for all pupils. In return we can offer a commitment to career development through coaching, mentoring and training and the opportunity to work with wonderful children.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff to share this commitment. The appointment will be made subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and suitable references.

Application packs and further information are available from the school on request.

How to Apply

Interested candidates can download an application pack from our website: www.woottonprimaryschool.co.uk

If you have any questions, please contact Mrs C Pye (School Business Manager) 01983 882505 or sbm@woottonpri.iow.sch.uk


Find out more about working for the Isle of Wight Council and living on the Island here.


The Isle of Wight Council protects its employees from discrimination and this is supported by the Unacceptable Behaviour Policy, Employee Code of Conduct and Behaviours Framework. We actively promote the diversity of our workforce and we provide flexible working options (where appropriate) to support the different needs of our employees.

The Isle of Wight Council is an equal opportunities employer, proud to encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our local community. In addition to this, we are also a
Disability Confident Employer. Along with a number of other areas of commitments, this means that providing you meet the basic essential requirements of the advertised role and have declared yourself as disabled, you will be offered an opportunity for an interview within the council.

This role falls within the strategic partnership between the Isle of Wight Council and Hampshire County Council. The employer will be the Isle of Wight Council and employment is on Isle of Wight terms and conditions. Hampshire County Council has delivered, on behalf of the Isle of Wight Council, all of its children’s services functions and will continue to do so until 2023. The original five-year partnership arrangement under direction of the Secretary of State finished in 2018 but has been extended voluntarily by both local authorities for a further five years

The management reporting line for this role is ultimately through Hampshire County Council Children’s Services Director/Assistant Director and managers who take operational responsibility for children’s services.

This council and its schools recruit according to the council’s Recruitment, Policy and Procedure and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.


Closing date – Wednesday, 29th June 2022 at midday

Interviews – Monday, 4th July 2022