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Teaching Assistant and MDSA

‘Learning with Joy

Playing with Friendship

And having God by our side’

To have each and every child flourish and fulfil their own potential, whether this be spiritual, academic, physical or emotional, in the climate of our values of Respect, Perseverance, Creativity, Responsibility and Friendship.

Whiteparish Primary is a small rural school, just outside Salisbury and close to the Hampshire border. We are very proud of our children and their achievements and believe our school is a special place for learners and the wider community.  

The children, Governors and staff at Whiteparish All Saints Primary School are looking to appoint an experienced and talented teaching assistant to become part of our committed team.

Hours of Work25 plus 5 MDSA hours

Contract Type: Permanent

Salary: Grade D or E depending on experience

Closing date (and time): Friday 4th  December 2020

Interview date: W/C 7th December 2020

Commencement Date:  4th January 2021


We require a candidate who:

  • Has relevant experience in a classroom.
  • Supports our Christian ethos and values.
  • Has high expectations for all and the ability to engage children.
  • Can work closely with the class teacher.
  • Can support children with additional needs in the classroom.
  • Is passionate in supporting children in order to improve outcomes for all.
  • Is self-motivated and reliable.
  • Is flexible and is able to work with individuals or groups.
  • Can lead learning and support for groups and individuals.
  • Plays a full part in the life of the school, and will be part of the wider community.

We can offer you:

  • A welcoming school with a strong Christian ethos.
  • A dedicated, friendly and supportive team.
  • Children who are polite and happy and who are eager to learn.
  • A dedicated, supportive community of staff, governors and parents who want the best for our children.
  • The opportunity to work in a caring ethos, where everyone is valued.


As you cannot currently visit the school due to COVID restrictions, our Headteacher, Mrs Setchfield, is available to have an informal discussion with interested applicants about the role prior to application.  If you wish to have a discussion please contact the school office on 01794 884420 or email


Further information can be found at our website


Whiteparish All Saints 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 Disclosure and Barring Service check before appointment is confirmed.

Application form


For Governor vacancies, please see the Community ~ Governor pages of this website.