Teaching Assistant at Diss Primary Academy Partnership

Posted on: Wednesday 17 November 2021 | St Benet's Multi-Academy Trust

Diss Church of England Junior Academy, The Entry, Diss, Norfolk IP22 4NT

We are looking for a dedicated professional to join our team! Are you Enthusiastic, Motivated, Creative, Organised, Dedicated?

At Diss Primary Academy Partnership we offer a broad, balanced and ambitious curriculum, which is relevant, inspires our children’s imaginations and focuses on ensuring high standards.  Our core values of Respect, Resilience and Aspiration encourages us to live life in all its fullness because we believe that we are all made in the image of God.


Diss Infant Academy and Nursery and Diss Church of England Academy are two form entry Infant and Junior schools in the heart of the market town of Diss, on the Norfolk/Suffolk border.  We have fabulous grounds with the potential to further develop our outside learning.  Our average class size is 25, and teachers benefit from shared planning and access to experienced support staff.  We have a strong pastoral focus with a dedicated staff team.  We are part of the St Benet’s MAT, whose vision is to have

‘…its education system recognised as a place of aspiration, achievement and hope…’.

Jo Cerullo, Executive Headteacher

We are looking for a dedicated  professional to join our team.

we would be delighted to hear from you if you have:

  • The desire for a new challenge where you can make a real difference in children’s lives.
  • A passion about engaging children in their learning
  • The ability to work proactivity, using initiative and work well as part of a team
  • Flexibility and the ability to react quickly to changing daily routines
  • The ability to form positive and supportive relationships with young people

We can offer:

  • Kind, well behaved children
  •  A supportive and friendly staff team
  •  Innovative and forward thinking leadership
  •  A school with Christian values, that permeate all aspects of school life
  • Access to coaching both within an experienced staff team and across local schools in a new MAT
  • Up to 30 hours a week, 8.30 am – 3.30 pm, term time plus one week (39 weeks)
  • Monday to Friday (1 hour lunch break)
  • Fixed term contract to 31 August 2022 to be based at Diss CE Junior Academy initially
  • Scale Point 5-6 (£19312 – £19698 full time equivalent) depending on experience
  • All appointments are subject to a six-month probationary period

This school/academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  To this end, you may be required to undergo pre-employment checks.  This post is likely to come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations. 

Closing date: Wednesday 1 December 2021

Interviews: Friday 3 December 2021

How to apply


please see a Job Description and Application form below;

Teaching Support job desc person spec (002) Diss

St Benet’s Support Application 08.21 Diss


Applications to be submitted either by post or email to Mrs S Hammond, School Business Manager, at either

Diss Infant Academy and Nursery, Fitzwalter Road, Diss, IP22 4PU

01379 642768

Or Diss CE Junior Academy, The Entry, Diss IP22 4NT  01379 642675

Email to sbm@diss.stbenets.org


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