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Witton Middle School


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Working at Witton Middle School is stimulating and extremely varied.  Our staff are passionate - about the subjects they teach, the extracurricular clubs they lead and the professional pride they take in their roles.  We believe that adults should be learners too, we are committed to investing in your personal development through training and learning initiatives.  We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 


Thank you for your interest in working at Witton Middle School.  Our current job vacancies are listed below and all require an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Check.


Teaching Assistants (2 posts)


  • Do you have a commitment to ensuring all pupils access and flourish through an education of the highest quality?
  • Are you able to support children with meeting their physical and emotional needs?
  • Are you able to support our classroom teachers to raise standards, working with pupils with varying additional needs?
  • Do you exhibit an approach to behaviour management that works with pupils' strengths and supports them to meet our high expectations? 
  • Do you have experience of working with children with ASD, ADHD, attachment disorders or Acute Childhood Trauma?
  • Are you interested in working with children for whom English is an additional language?


We have two vacancies are are seeking candidates with GCSE (or equivalent) English and mathematics at grade 4 or above, who hold positive values, can work as part of a team and have experience of being a Teaching Assistant in Key Stage 2 or 3.


Our curriculum is designed to create confident, curious and collaborative individuals who will make a difference in the world.  As a middle school catering for children in years 5, 6 and 7, we provide an effective bridge between first and high school.  Our children receive expert teaching and benefit from excellent specialist facilities which foster increasing levels of independence in learning.


The successful candidates will have a positive, enthusiastic outlook, have a sense of humour and willingness to deal with difficult situations in a calm and sensitive manner.  As part of The Spire Church of England Learning Trust, the successful candidates will also have access to excellent professional development opportunities.


We are proud of our learning within an atmosphere of growth, curiosity, collaboration and belonging.  We are fortunate to have beautiful extensive grounds.


Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  An Enhanced DBS will be required for this position.


This post is covered by Part 7 of the Immigration Act (2016) and therefore the ability to speak fluent and spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.  This post requires a Children's Barring List Check.  If you are barred from working with children, you are breaking the law if you apply for this post.


Please ensure application forms are signed if sending via email.


Closing date for the receipt of completed application forms:

9am Thursday 29 September 2022

Interviews will be held week commencing 10 October 2022.


Please find below a Job Description, Person Specification and Application Form.  Should you have any questions, please contact Marie Smith, School Business Manager on 01905 773362 or email