'A school family where everyone thrives in every way.' Jesus said, ‘I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.’ John 10:10
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Monks Risborough CE Primary School

Job Opportunities

Higher Level Teaching Assistant

Salary Grade : Bucks Pay Range 3

£23,152 to £25,043 (pro rota) equivalent to £12 - £12.98 per hour.

Hours : Monday to Friday 08.45 to 16:00, term time only


Monks Risborough School is a special place to work, with delightful children and an engaged and supportive community – a school family where everyone thrives in every way. We have a cohesive, happy and positive staff team, sharing a desire to embrace new educational ideas and to drive the school on to become the best that it can possibly be, evidenced by our recent ‘Good’ Ofsted inspection.  If you are a team player who has a desire to be part of change, share your talents and make an impact then we would love to hear from you.


We are a one-form entry Church of England Primary School with 200 children currently on roll. We pride ourselves in living our Vision and Values throughout everything we do.

We can offer:

  • happy and motivated children with excellent behavior
  • a friendly, welcoming and positive staff and community
  • excellent opportunities for CPD
  • a proactive and supportive governing body and senior leadership team
  • excellent facilities in beautiful surroundings


We are looking for Higher Level Teaching Assistants to help support groups of pupils and individuals in all aspects of our school life. We are looking for individuals who are energetic and enthusiastic about learning and are willing to become part of our team.

  • Enjoy working with young children
  • The ability to inspire and challenge pupils to reach their full potential
  • Committed, energetic and flexible
  • Positive, enthusiastic and a real team player
  • Able to plan independently and adapt planning and teaching to meet the needs of pupils
  • Able to supervise classes when required
  • A proven track record of delivering high quality interventions
  • Is ready to start the assessment or already has meet Higher Level Teaching Assistant standards or equivalent qualification



Visits to the school are warmly encouraged and can be arranged through the school office. Please contact Karen Ballantine via email: For more information and to submit your application. 


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Safeguarding Statement

The post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and Staff Disqualification Declaration. The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.