8 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    April 2024

  • Closing date

    29 February 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    2 February 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover - To start April 24 to cover maternity

Full-time equivalent salary

Grade E Points 9 to 13 (£25,119 to £26,873 Full Time Equivalent) subject to pro rata. The minimum actual pro rata salary per annum for this job starts at £19,061.72.

What skills and experience we're looking for


  • GCSE Grade C/4 or above, or equivalent, in English and Maths
  • NVQ Level 3 qualification and/or equivalent practical work experience
  • Communicating and working effectively, confidently, and respectfully with senior colleagues whilst maintaining confidentiality
  • Working within a school and team environment
  • Working within a partnership context, including co-ordinating collaborative activities and plans
  • Highly organised and self-motivated, with the ability to manage time to ensure that deadlines are met
  • ICT skills to produce quality reports and documents, and to create and manage simple databases
  • Able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with a wide range of people
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team member to achieve goals in effective co-operation
  • Ability to work independently, with good awareness of when to take initiative and when to check and confirm actions
  • Ability to be well organised and accurate in all aspects of the role with the ability to prioritise
  • Ability to work well under pressure and to respect sensitive and confidential information
  • Ability to form strong and effective working relationships with colleagues, within the academies and in partner organisations, even when working remotely
  • Diplomacy and discretion and the ability to appropriately manage confidential information
  • Knowledge of the use of the School Information System


  • Higher Level Teaching Assistant status
  • The ability to travel independently across the Trust

What the school offers its staff

Macaulay Primary Academy serves the West Marsh area of Grimsby. It is a larger than average primary academy, with 430 pupils currently on roll, ranging from Nursery to Year 6. Macaulay Primary School is a great place to learn and work, for both children and staff alike.

Our team at Macaulay is one of a large family, where everyone is supported and where we all share the same vision for success. Whilst we firmly believe that every child matters, we also strongly believe that every adult matters too. Our mind set at Macaulay is one of growth and development of every individual. Staff are coached and developed to feel empowered and make a difference to every child they teach. We strongly believe in high challenge and high support to get us to a greater standard.

Why join us?

Staff across the trust are talented and enthusiastic, and all contribute to the trust’s success story.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an outstanding team within a high performing multi academy trust with exciting career prospects for successful applicants.

We offer an extensive range of opportunities, incentives and benefits with this post including:

  • Holiday Entitlement: minimum 35 days(subject to pro rata if working part time and dependent upon salary and continuous service) including statutory Bank Holidays.
  • Financial: offering unlimited access to a huge range of discounts on holidays, days out, retailer and cashback deals inc. Curry’s, John Lewis, Tesco and B&Q to name but a few.
  • Lifestyle and Wellbeing: discounted & flexible gym memberships, eye care vouchers, cycle 2 work/Technology scheme, free annual flu jab and 24/7 access to a market leading Employee Assistance Programme providing expert information specialist advisors trained by Citizens Advice and access to professionally qualified counsellors accredited by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.
  • Motoring: access to an employee vehicle leasing scheme*,discounted vehicle repairs and discounts on car/van hire.
  • Pension: excellent employer/employee contributory pension scheme with the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)
  • Personal and professional: we offer a range of training and development opportunities for you to grow and develop.

*Subject to ensuring NMW is maintained.

Interview Date: 27 February 2024

In accordance with DfE Keeping Children Safe in Education, an online search will be completed on all shortlisted applicants prior to interview. Any relevant information will be discussed further with the applicant during the recruitment process.

Commitment to safeguarding

In accordance with DfE Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022, an online search will be completed on all shortlisted applicants prior to interview. Any relevant information will be discussed further with the applicant during the recruitment process.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding the welfare of its students and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service certificate and checks of the relevant barred list / prohibition lists.

Applying for the job

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About Macaulay Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
432 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
01472 503350

Macaulay Primary School is a great place to learn and work. Our school motto is ‘Reaching for the Stars’ and we believe that all children, irrespective of their background, can succeed and achieve their ambitions. We provide a happy, caring, safe and stimulating environment where learning is fun and everyone is encouraged to reach their full potential and attaining the highest possible standards is at the heart of all we do. We aim to broaden children’s minds and raise their aspirations. There is a ‘can do’ approach from both staff and children with everyone working together, striving to make our school the best that it can be.

The culture of the school is one in which staff and pupils are continually learning; work collaboratively and are determined to succeed. The principles of nurturing lie at the heart of our school and drive everything we do. We work hard to remove barriers to learning and we place great emphasis on academic achievement, ensuring that children have the necessary skills, knowledge and attitudes to prepare them for life.

Arranging a visit to Macaulay Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email herrickt@mpacademy.org.uk.

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