Job Description

The Richard Pate School is a successful co-ed independent day school (ages 3-11) in Cheltenham Gloucestershire. We are seeking exceptional candidates to fill a Teaching Assistant role to support children across EYFS with their learning and personal development in the classroom for the remainder of this academic year.

In summary the role is as follows:

  • Full time, fixed-term post. Monday-Friday, 08.30-16.00, during term time.
  • Salary: TBC based on experience
  • Start date: 27 February 2023
  • Teaching Assistant within a Reception class

To be successful in this role you must be:

  • Qualified to Level 3 or higher, relevant to supporting teaching and learning in EYFS.
  • A positive and nurturing person, with a “hands-on” approach, who is organised and flexible and can demonstrate high levels of discretion and professionalism.
  • A strong communicator, who is able to build positive working relationships with pupils, colleagues and parents.
  • Enthusiastic about being part of a supportive team, prepared to be immersed fully into school life
  • Respectful of the School’s aims and values.

To apply for this role, please see Application Form and Information Pack below.

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Applications must be submitted no later than 5pm on Friday 10 February 2023.


Completed applications may be posted to:


The Richard Pate School

Southern Road

Cheltenham GL53 9RP


or emailed to:

Start date: 27th February 2023

Pate’s Grammar School Foundation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. In accordance with the DfE’s Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022, references will be sought on all short-listed candidates prior to interview, and online checks undertaken.
Pate’s Grammar School Foundation is an equal opportunities employer.