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Be The Best You Can Be helps our pupils learn the importance of our 6 core values self-awareness, self-responsibility, resillience, honesty, respect and kindness

See our latest Ofsted Inspection Report - we have been judged GOOD in all areas.


 Starks Field Primary School

167 Church Street, Edmonton N9 9SJ

Telephone: 020 8887 6060

Fax: 020 8887 6069


Head Teacher : Ms Melissa Davies Oliveck


We are currently recruiting for a Teaching Assistant

Required as soon as possible

Hours: 35 hours per week x 39 weeks per year

Actual Salary Range: £17,180 - £18,641 (Scale 4) 


Are you interested in teaching?

This is an exciting opportunity to join a school that is judged GOOD by Ofsted.  We are looking to recruit a qualified Teaching Assistant who is keen to be part of a highly-skilled workforce and support the learning of the wonderful pupils throughout the school.  Starks Field is a friendly, vibrant and welcoming two form of entry school. We have magnificent school grounds, fully-resourced classrooms and wonderful children who are willing to learn and who are a pleasure to be with every day.  If you join our successful school you will benefit from working alongside highly-motivated staff and a supportive leadership team.  We all have the same goal at Starks Field - to ensure all pupils achieve the best outcomes.


Duties will include supporting pupils’ learning; planning, developing and implementing creative and learning activities to raise the level of achievement of all pupils you work with; cover in class to enable teachers to attend meetings, training, etc.;  provide 1:1 support as directed by senior leaders; work as part of a busy team; ensuring the safety and well-being of children at all times; following health and safety policies and procedures; carrying out observations of children; writing reports; supervising play; assisting on trips to places of interest with children; and interacting with parents and updating them on their child's progress.


We are interested in appointing candidates that might fit any of the following:


  • Are you interested in a career in teaching but need school experience to be able to apply for a degree course?
  • Are you currently a Teaching Assistant in a school and are now looking for promotion?
  • Do you have a degree but need school experience to be able to apply for a teaching course?
  • Are you interested in working with children and feel you meet the job specification and can fulfil the job description?
  • Do you have excellent interpersonal and communication skills?
  • Are you educated to at least GCSE standard, including English and Maths (grade A-C) or equivalent?
  • Do you have a command of spoken English that is sufficient to effectively carry out the duties of the role?

We might even be able to offer you a route into teaching through the Graduate TA role as we are now working in partnership with a School Direct provider to successfully train support staff, with a degree, to become a teacher.


A job description, person specification and application form can be downloaded below.  Completed application forms should be emailed to or returned to Ms Keon, School Business Manager, at the school.   Please note CVs are not accepted


Closing Date: Monday 25th February 2019

Interviews will take place week beginning: Monday 4th March 2019


Job description

Person Specification

Application Form



We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of our children and expect all staff to share this commitment.  All candidates are required to complete the school’s ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ declaration.


Starks Field Primary School is committed to the fair treatment of its staff, workers, potential staff/workers and users of its services regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, religion or belief, age, disability, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, social, marital or civil status, pregnancy or maternity reasons, having responsibility for dependants, Trade Union involvement or any other grounds irrelevant to the role or service in question. Similarly, the school will not treat unfairly, or discriminate against, anyone with a criminal record.  Having a criminal record does not mean that an individual will automatically be prevented from obtaining employment or working in this school.   Starks Field Primary School has a ‘Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders’ which is available on request. The school also adheres to the principles of the Disclosure and Barring Service Code of Practice. Applicants are made aware of the Code, which can be located at 

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