Current Job Vacancies

Teaching Assistant Advert

Meldreth Primary School is looking to recruit two Teaching Assistants to work on a 1:1 basis for three hours every school day. This is to work with a pupil with an Educational Health Care Plan and the post is dependent on the designated pupil being on the school’s roll.

Job 1 - Start times: 8:40 -12:00 three days per week, 1:00 – 2:45 two days per week.

Job 2 - Start times: 8:40 -12:00 two days per week, 1:00 – 2:45 three days per week.

Salary: L2, Scale 14-17 (£16,781 - £17,772 per annum full time equivalent)

We are looking to appoint caring, patient and empathetic practitioners who have a genuine interest in working with young children. We would like to interview people who can succinctly give specific examples which clearly evidence their own personal experience and skills of working with children.

This post will include:

  • Working with a child with language development delay including developing speech, language and communication skills, maintaining a secure environment with close adult supervision and appropriate actions as needed.

  • Detailed record keeping.

  • An additional hour at midday supervisor rate at lunchtimes.

Download application information below. Training will be given to the right candidate.     

Visits to the schools are actively encouraged and welcomed. Please contact the school on 01763 260432.

Playworker Advert

Our popular After School /Breakfast Club require a Playworker for 7 hours per week term time only.

Hours: 7.40 – 8.50 am Tuesdays & 3.00 - 5.00pm Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursdays (7hrs p/w)

Salary: £8.05 to 8.41 per hour (£15,523 to 16,231 pro rata)

We are looking for candidates who:

  • Love making learning an enjoyable experience
  • Are keen and excited about supporting a curriculum that is creative and innovative and tailored to needs of the children
  • Enjoy being part of a committed team

This post will include:

  • Some flexibility to cover if required.
  • Training to support you in this role.
  • We provide full induction and are committed to your further professional development.

If you are interested in joining our team, we would love to welcome you for a visit.

Fill in and return a letter and complete our application form below.

For further information please email Chris in our school office at

Midday Supervisor Advert

The pupils at Meldreth Primary School are looking for someone who enjoys working with children, and who is reliable and punctual to join our friendly team of midday supervisors. You will be required to supervise pupils during the lunchtime period whilst they are in the school canteen or the playground. 

 You need to be friendly, caring, trustworthy, observant and able to work as part of a team. Previous experience of working with children and a first aid qualification would be an advantage.

 Our recent Good Ofsted report (March 2016) quoted the following comment from our staff:

‘The respect, care and well-being afforded to all, children and staff alike, at Meldreth Primary School makes it a very enjoyable and rewarding place to work.’

 If you are interested in joining our team, we would love to welcome you for a visit.

 We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. The successful candidates will be subject to safeguarding checks including an enhanced DBS check.