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  • Start date details

    2nd September 2024

  • Closing date

    5 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    14 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£17,675.00 - £18,901.00 Annually (Actual)

Educational Teaching Assistant job summary

To work under the guidance of teaching/senior staff to implement and oversee agreed work programmes with individuals/groups, in or out of classroom. This could include those requiring detailed and specialist knowledge in the particular areas and will involve assisting the teacher in the whole planning cycle and the management/preparation of resources.


1. Teaching Support

2. Pupil Support

3. Curriculum Activities

4. General


1. Teaching Support

1.1 To undertake duties in accordance with the Academy’s practices and procedures, ensuring the post holder actively upholds and promotes the philosophies of the school.

1.2 To work under the guidance of the class teacher/line manager to plan and monitor pupils’ learning. Ensuring the progress is clearly recorded in the relevant systems and relates to the learning objectives/goals for pupils.

1.3 As appropriate to assist with the induction and mentoring of new staff within the remit of the role.

1.4 Under the guidance of the teacher provide one to one support to pupils or working with groups of pupils on pre-planned activities, to reinforce the teachers approach.

1.5 To assist where required in the planning of learning activities.

1.6 Under the guidance of the teacher ensure equipment or materials are suitable for the learning activities. Prepare materials and teaching aids where necessary.

1.7 Under the guidance of the teacher work with individuals or groups of pupils in accessing school library and in the use of ICT and other relevant resources to support learning.

1.8 To participate in and assist in supervision of educational visits, in conjunction with the teacher/line manager.

1.9 Promote good behaviour, dealing promptly with conflict and incidents in line with established policy and encourage pupils to take responsibility for their own behaviour.

2. Pupil Support

2.1 Provide support and guidance on a one to one basis or to teams of

pupils in their core skills and curriculum needs as per school policies/practices.

2.2 To actively encourage the inclusion of all pupils to participate in the life and activities of the school and access the national curriculum to the best of their ability.

2.3 To provide individual assistance or assistance within groups through implementing behaviour plans, Individual Education Plans and teaching strategies etc, to maximise their achievements.

2.4 As required, to deal with the personal care and comfort and necessary minor medical treatments of pupils, i.e. toileting and intimate care issues (as per school guidance and direction with appropriate training as necessary).

2.5 To contribute to plans, reviews and evaluations of pupils by writing reports on pupils’ progress and attendance at meetings.

2.6 As required by the school to assist under the direction of the school nurse and/or physiotherapist in medically related issues eg. administer medication-dosage already drawn up by the nurse, gastrostomy feeding and preparing to care for children requiring other medication administered and physiotherapy treatment.

2.7 To provide paediatric first aid support and assistance for pupils.

3. Curriculum Activities

3.1 To maintain stock of resources, ordering new replacements as agreed with colleagues, to support the work across the team in its delivery of service.

3.2 To contribute in the presentation of pupils’ work and maintenance of display areas.

3.3 To assist with the preparation and tidying of the classroom and upkeep of resources.

3.4 To attend and contribute to meetings as required.

3.5 To assist in the planning and implementation of structured and agreed learning activities/teaching programmes.

4. General

4.1 As part of your wider duties and responsibilities you are required to promote and actively support the Academy’s responsibilities towards safeguarding. Safeguarding is about keeping people safe and protecting people from harm, neglect, abuse and injury. It is about creating safe places, being vigilant and doing something about any concerns you might have. It isn’t just about the very old and the very young, it is about everyone who may be vulnerable.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure, a check the Children’s Barred List and Disqualification under the Childcare Act 2006

Responsible To: Principal

Responsible for: None

This job description is not an exhaustive document. It reflects the duties and responsibilities applicable at the time of issue. Details and emphasis are subject to amendment and revision in the light of the changing needs of South Pennine Academies Trust.

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 Hillside Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
332 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

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