Staff Vacancies


Teaching Assistant (Maternity Cover)

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed Teaching Assistant from 30th October 2019 to work within the Lower School, offering support to pupils in Years 3 & 4.  This is a Maternity Cover position which is expected to last until 3rd July 2020.

Experience of working within a primary education setting (either employed or as a volunteer) is required.

A foundation degree in Education or a Level 4 Teaching Assistant qualification would be an advantage.

Hours to be worked during term-time:

8am – 4.30pm     Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday

8am – 4pm          Wednesday

Attendance will also be required at Staff Inset Training Days and at occasional out of hours school events.

Salary:  Depending on experience and qualifications

For a detailed job description and application form please click on the links below:

Lower School Teaching Assistant Job Description

Pinewood Support Staff Application Form

Please send your completed application form to Mrs Jo Ranstead by post or email to Please note that Jo will not be at work over the summer holidays and all emails and applications will be acknowledged and responded to during w/c 2nd September. Applications without a completed application form will not be considered and will not receive a response.

• Deadline for applications: 8am Monday 16th September

• Interview date: week commencing Monday 23rd September 2019

• Start date: Wednesday 30th October 2019


Please note that due to school commitments we are unable to offer applicants a tour prior to application, all shortlisted candidates will be offered a full tour of the school on the interview day.


Pinewood School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service.


Please click here to download our Policy on Safeguarding Children, our Policy on the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders and our Privacy Notice for the Whole School Community.