Staff Vacancies

Class Teaching Assistant Role (Maternity cover)

Springmead School and Nursery is a small, vibrant independent school serving a beautiful rural village community.  We are entirely committed to supporting children to be confident, curious learners and offer each child rich extra-curricular experiences – we have been recognised for this in national awards.  We create strong parent partnerships: an ethos of mutual respect and positive values for life are central to us; children, parents, volunteers and staff all value the supportive working relationships we enjoy.

We are looking for a full time, term time only Level 3 candidate to work closely with the class teacher and lead small groups to extend their learning.  This is a maternity cover position.

We could be right for you if you:

  • Believe that every child deserves to enjoy success in their learning.
  • Promote inclusion and acceptance, support diversity and ensure pupils have equal access to learning and development. Provide opportunities for developing independence.
  • Are an organised, enthusiastic, hard-working team player with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Can create a purposeful, orderly and supportive environment.
  • Prepare, maintain and use learning resources and assist pupils to use them.
  • Follow child protection, health, safety, security, confidentiality and data protection policies and procedures, reporting any concerns to the appropriate person
  • Are committed to helping to provide rich experiences for every child
  • Want to become a valued part of a supportive school community
  • Enjoy working as part of a high energy, collaborative team

We can offer you:

  • A child-centred, inclusive environment with a values- based, supportive ethos
  • Personalised, appropriate, professional development.
  • A team who care about the children & community they serve.
  • A beautiful working environment and benefits, including lunches and generous bursaries for staff children.
  • An exciting opportunity to be part of a young, vibrant school that has consistently achieved ‘outstanding’ and ‘excellent’ judgements from Ofsted and the ISI.
  • A competitive salary.

School visits are warmly welcomed and encouraged. Please contact Sally Cox, to arrange an appointment.

For an application pack please email

Springmead School, Castle Corner, Beckington Somerset BA11 6TA   01373 831555

Closing date:  Friday 30th September

Interviews will take place on Thursday 6th October and Friday 7th October

Start Date – 31st October 2022

‘Springmead School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this legal and moral responsibility.  The school adopts recruitment and selection procedures that enable it to appoint the best applicant for the post and which help to deter, reject or identify people who are in any way unsuitable to work with children’


Any open vacancies to join our warm and friendly team will be displayed here. Please feel free to contact us should you have any questions.