Vacancies at Coupals Primary Academy are listed below: 

Coupals Primary Academy:

Teaching Assistant Vacancy 

Are you ready, honest and determined?

An exciting opportunity is available, for September 2018, for 2 highly skilled teaching assistant to support the teaching of our fantastic pupils.  

Are you passionate about developing the unique child?  This is an outstanding opportunity to make a difference in a school which is well on the journey to becoming outstanding.  Training opportunities are significant due to the presence of a teaching school (Suffolk Borders Teaching Alliance) at the heart of the trust which is driving outstanding opportunities for professional development, research, teacher training and collaboration between schools and across phases. We are looking to recruit a Teaching Assistant who can work with our Year 1 pupils using an Enquiry/Play Based Learning approach so a background in Early Years is desirable. 

We are looking for a teaching assistant who:                        

  • Has experience of working in Early Years (not essential for the right candidate) 
  • Is committed to continuing their professional development 
  • Is a reliable team member 
  • Is child centred 
  • Is ready, honest and determined  

We can offer: 

  • Fantastically behaved and hardworking pupils 
  • A wide range of CPD opportunities (in school and through the Suffolk Borders Teaching Alliance) 
  • A supportive working environment 

Hours per week: 15 

Pay Scale: Grade 2, point 9 (£8.68 per hour)  

You are welcome to make an appointment to visit prior to submitting your application. Please contact David Maguire, Headteacher, on (01440) 763933 or email on if you would like to arrange a visit. Application forms can be downloaded from the right hand side of this page. 

Closing date:  Monday 23rdJuly, 2018 
Interviews: Tuesday 24thJuly, 2018 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks required for relevant posts.