Teaching Assistant and Midday Supervisory Assistant - Dilton Marsh CofE Primary School

Reference Number: DM03


Teaching Assistant & Midday Supervisor

Starting January 2019

Pay: Teaching Assistant - NJC Scale 3, Point 14 (£9.16 per hour)

MDSA – NJC Scale 1, point 7 (£8.55 per hour)

Hours of work:  Four days per week term time only (38 weeks per year)

(TA - 5.5 hours per day = 22 hours, MDSA - 40 mins per day)


Dilton Marsh Church of England Primary School are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and motivated Teaching Assistant and MDSA to work 4 days a week term time only. 

This is a fantastic opportunity to join this happy and caring school where the staff are dedicated to creating a great place for children to thrive and learn.  Dilton Marsh Church of England Primary School is a popular village school in the charming village of Dilton Marsh on the Wiltshire/Somerset border between Bath and Salisbury.  Lying to the west of Westbury there are good rail and road links to Bath, Bristol, Salisbury and the South West.  Dilton Marsh C of E Primary School is part of the Acorn Education Trust and as such gives the opportunity to work effectively with other schools in the Trust.


We would be pleased to hear from you if:

  • Have recent experience working with children
  • Be calm, patient, adaptable and organised
  • Be a good team player
  • Have appropriate NVQ qualification, or equivalent and grade ‘C’ or above at GCSE in English and Maths


Mid-day Supervisory Assistant (MDSA)


This role will be in conjunction with the Teaching Assistant role.  You should have good communication skills to be able to deal with young people effectively and, on occasion, parents and other visitors to the school.  You will be responsible, under the direction of the Senior MDSA or other designated person, for securing the safety, welfare and good conduct of pupils during the midday break period in accordance with the practices and procedures of the school and Academy Trust.  You must be able to work with a variety of staff, in a school setting, build good working relationships, and be organised, consistent with a positive “can-do” attitude.   We are looking for someone who is very much a team player, willing to work alongside colleagues in a flexible and cooperative way. 


For further information or to arrange a visit, please phone Ali Hyde (School Business Manager) at the school.  Tel:  01373 822902 or by email ah@diltonmarsh.wilts.sch.uk.  Application forms are available from Dilton Marsh Church of England Primary School website  http://www.diltonmarsh.wilts.sch.uk/ or by contacting the school.  Completed application forms should be sent to ah@diltonmarsh.wilts.sch.uk.


Closing date for applications – Monday 17th December 2018

Interviews – Week commencing 7th January 2019


As part of the Acorn Education Trust, Dilton Marsh Church of England Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All applicants will be subject to a full Discloure And Barring Service check before appointment is confirmed.        


Salary: £9.16 per hour

Closing date for applications: 17 December 2018, 12.00pm

Interview Date: 7 January 2019


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