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  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    4 June 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    4 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

NJC Grade C, Point 5 – 7, £21,575-£22,369 per annum

Actual salary

£14,529.61 - £15,064.33 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

This is a great opportunity for a self-motivated and well organised individual. We are looking for people who have the following experience and qualities:

  • Have at least Level 2 Teaching Assistant and/or Level 2 Early Years Qualification (or equivalent to these)
  • Be empathetic towards young people and seek to understand each child’s unique context and support behaviour accordingly, using positive relationships as your foundation
  • Have effective communication skills with both children and adults and sound functional skills (reading, writing, be numerate and have good spoken English).
  • Be eager to work collaboratively in a wider team, adaptable and open to new ideas and practices
  • Be a fast and highly flexible thinker, being able to deal with change and unpredictability positively with a ‘can-do’ attitude
  • You will be committed to fully inclusive practices and understand the importance of meeting the needs of the whole child. Experience of working with SEN children preferable

What the school offers its staff

Pilgrim is a friendly, caring and welcoming place, with children's learning, happiness and well-being at the heart of all we do. We understand that children will only get the best education when there are strong and respectful relationships between both pupils, staff, parents and the wider community. We are embedding our Trauma Informed practices and seek to know each child uniquely. We are very proud of the positive relationships that exist at Pilgrim. Our aim is to develop confident young people who have high aspirations, a clear sense of themselves as learners and citizens, and who can contribute positively to their futures and those of others.

We can offer you a friendly, team approach to working in a supportive environment.

Further details about the role

Pilgrim Primary Academy is looking for enthusiastic, motivated and committed Teaching Assistants to join our inclusive teaching team. The ideal candidate will be hard working, friendly and outgoing and have relevant experience of working in a school setting. They will have a passion for supporting young children’s learning and development and enjoy working as part of a team.Please state your experience clearly in your application.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Pilgrim Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
396 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
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