Current Vacancies


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Lichfield Down, Walnut Tree, Milton Keynes, MK7 7BW

Heronsgate School is a Good School

Ofsted Good GP Colour“Good teaching and high-quality experiences have resulted in pupils’ positive attitudes towards all aspects of their learning.”

“The school’s safe, caring and nurturing environment ensures that pupils’ well-being needs are met effectively.”

(Ofsted April 2017)

Permanent position starting as soon as possible

32.5 hours a week, 39 weeks a year (term time plus INSET days)

MKET Pay Scale 2 ranging from point 1 (£16,500 FTE) to point 4 (£18,000 FTE) dependant on experience.

Hours: 8.30am to 3.30pm Monday to Friday

Heronsgate is a large key stage 2 junior school on the eastern flank of Milton Keynes and is one of the academies within the Milton Keynes Education Trust (MKET). As our school is expanding we require an additional teaching assistant to join us to work alongside our existing team.

In particular we are looking for a person with:

  • a genuine love of children
  • the desire to help the children achieve their full potential
  • the ability to work closely with children on a 1:1 basis

Duties will include:

  • leading intervention groups for maths, English, speech & language and guided reading
  • playground duty
  • lunchtime duty

Experience of working within a school setting is preferable though not essential.

In return we can offer you:

  • supportive colleagues who work as a team
  • an environment where our school values are an integral part of our community
  • a school where your flair and enthusiasm can make a real difference

You will be joining a school that encourages participation in extra-curricular activities including music groups, choir and champion sports teams.

Visits to the school are strongly encouraged to view the high level of support and quality of resources. An application pack is available on our website: or by contacting the school office on 01908 550811 to request one.

The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.  We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and we expect all staff to share this commitment.

Previous applicants will not be considered.

Closing date for applications: 3pm on Friday 17th November 2017

Interviews: Week commencing Monday 20th November 2017