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The Governors of Linton Heights Junior School are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated teaching assistant to work with our KS2 pupils. You will have excellent literacy and numeracy skills, be highly organised and effective in supporting children in their learning. Experience of working with KS2 children is essential.


This post offers an exciting opportunity to join a friendly and supportive staff dedicated to raising standards of achievement and providing quality education.


Position start date: Feb/March 2018

Salary: Level 2/3 depending on experience

Location: Linton Heights Junior School

Contract type: 15 - 25 hours per week plus 3-5 hours Midday Supervisor

Contract term: Permanent – Term time only - 38 weeks pro rata


Applications Close: Tuesday 20th February 2018
Interviews: Thursday 22nd February 2018


Safeguarding information
Linton Heights is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our children and we expect all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment. The above post will be subject to enhanced DBS checks, satisfactory references and will be exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974


How to apply - information for applicants
Please download the application pack from our website under Key Information – Job Vacancies. Please then email your completed application form along with a covering letter to


About us
Linton Heights Junior School is a two form entry academy which forms part of the Chilford Hundred Education Trust. We are at the heart of a warm and vibrant community in South Cambridgeshire and currently have 240 pupils in school. We are a highly inclusive school and benefit tremendously from the diversity of the community we serve. We believe whole heartedly in the holistic development of our pupils – academically, physically, socially and emotionally.


Most recent Ofsted Inspection June 2013, judged us 'Good'.

Linton Village College: outstanding in every category

Ofsted May 2012



Cambridge Road, Linton, Cambridge, CB21 4JB


Principal: Helena Marsh, MEd


An 11 – 16 Leading Edge Academy and Teaching School of 850 students




Catering Assistant required as soon as possible. The successful applicant will be required to assist and support in the preparation, cooking and serving of basic hot and cold food, set up the dining hall, operate the tills and other duties as necessary, including pot washing. Rate of pay £7.78 per hour. Previous experience and a health and hygiene certificate would be advantageous although training can be provided.


The preferred hours are 8.00 am – 3.00 pm, Monday – Friday, term time only plus 3 days, but we would consider alternative working times for the right candidate. After interview candidates will be required to undertake 2 trial days as part of the application process.


As the lead school in a large and vibrant Teaching School Alliance (CASSA) and within a growing Multi Academy Trust (CHET), it is an exciting time to join us. We support colleagues’ professional learning in national programmes as well as through high quality CASSA training. We also enjoy strong links with primary partner schools, sixth form colleges and the Faculty of Education at the University of Cambridge.


  1. Village College is an outstanding school with a reputation for educational excellence. Ensuring a high quality learning experience for all of our students on a daily basis is our core priority. This is underpinned by a strong sense of school community in which strong relationships, exceptional pastoral care and enrichment opportunities are of paramount importance. We have very high expectations and provide a nurturing, friendly and supportive environment in which everyone can thrive and achieve.


The College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Appointments will be subject to DBS clearance and satisfactory references.


For further details and an application form please telephone Elaine Clayton, Principal’s Personal Assistant / HR Officer on 01223 897224, email or visit our website at Only applications submitted on the College’s application form will be considered.


Closing date for receipt of applications is 12 noon on Friday 9 February 2018.


We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.