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About us

Parklea Primary is a vastly improving split site Primary School on the border with Central Bedfordshire.

Our staff are an extremely hard working team who support each other to ensure our pupils have the best learning experience possible. We are proud of the fact that all visitors comment on the calm, relaxed atmosphere as well as the good behaviour of our pupils.

Our pupils are respectful and get on well together. They receive a curriculum that motivates them and enables them to work hard and try their best.

About the job

Salary: £20,043 - £20,852 a year pro rata
Hours per week: 30, Part time

We have high expectation of all our staff, successful candidates will: 

  • Provide support in the classroom to individuals/groups of pupils as directed by the class Teacher/line manager
  • Work 30 hours per week, 39 weeks per year.
  • Contribute to the health and safety of all pupils which will include first aid and intimate care. Appropriate training will be provided.
  • Carry out a lunchtime duty as part of their role.
  • Have the necessary skills and knowledge to work across the school from Reception to Year 6.
  • Have basic Math's and English knowledge, in order to be able to provide the appropriate level of support to our pupils.
  • Complete first aid training

About you

If you are patient, a skilled communicator with a passion to improve children’s education you would be a great asset to our team, so please get in touch.

Visits warmly welcome.

Application process

Closing date - 27th May 2022

Interview date - week commencing 7th June 2022

Additional information

Applicants for this public-facing post will need to demonstrate the ability to converse, and provide effective help or advice, fluently in spoken English.

CVs will not be accepted for any posts based in schools.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment.

This post meets the definition of ‘Regulated Activity’ as defined in the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006.

Because of the nature of this job, it will be necessary for an enhanced DBS check to be undertaken. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore applicants are required to declare all unspent cautions and convictions; and also any adult cautions (simple or conditional), and spent convictions that are not protected as defined by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2020). A person’s criminal record will not in itself prevent a person from being appointed to this post. Applicants will not be refused posts because of offences which are not relevant to, and do not place them at or make them a risk in, the role for which they are applying. However in the event of the employment being taken up, any failure to disclose such offence, as detailed above, will result in dismissal or disciplinary action by the Authority.