Enthusiastic Teaching Assistant required

Drighlington Primary School, Bradford, West Yorkshire, BD11 1JY

Deadline is tomorrow

  • Expected start date

    6 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    27 June 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    20 June 2022

Job details

Key stages

Early years, KS1, KS2

Working pattern

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  • Working days are: Mondays, Lower Key Stage Two. Tuesdays, Reception. Thursdays and Fridays, Year 1. Working hours are 8.45am - 3.15pm, with one hour lunch break

Contract type

Fixed term (One year)



Enthusiastic Teaching Assistant required job summary

Do you have strong drive and initiative and believe in our vision - nurturing, supporting, believing, achieving?

We are a successful, happy and positive school and all our staff are determined to create the best outcomes for children through quality first teaching and a broad and balanced curriculum.

To support and strengthen our team, we need to appoint a teaching assistant who will help us further embed good practice by providing class, group and one-to-one targeted support and interventions.

Due to funding, this is a one year position in the first instance.

Applying for the job

Please send completed application form and supporting information via email to info@drighlingtonprimary.org.uk

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Drighlington Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
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School size
413 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Contact phone number
0113 2853000

We are a two-form entry school on the border between Leeds, Kirklees and Bradford, not far from Ikea.

The successful candidate will need to be enthusiastic, dedicated, hard-working, talented and have the ability to inspire children. We are a very friendly inclusive school, with a great team ethos when working with children, their families and with each other. We are constantly striving to raise standards in the school and ensure children are prepared for high school. Our ethos is highly valued by our children, families and staff and as a school we expect everyone to actively contribute to and promote our high expectations.

Our new teaching assistant will need to:
• Have very high expectations of themselves and the children they teach
• Be team players who will share their good practice with colleagues and be willing to learn and grow within a cohesive team
• Have the ability to support the delivery of a curriculum that is relevant, exciting and accessible, and be able to promote assessment for learning
• Be committed to making a difference to the current and future lives of all children
• Have high levels of resilience and the ability to work under pressure with calmness and a sense of humour

We offer:
• A supportive, skilled and committed staff team who offer a high level of support
• Delightful children who are motivated, keen to learn, friendly and well behaved
• The opportunity to make a difference
• A happy, welcoming environment
• A supportive and friendly community
• Excellent CPD opportunities, including support for ECT teachers

Arranging a visit to Drighlington Primary School

There will be no tours of the school prior to the interviews.
These will be planned as part of the interview process for those candidates who are shortlisted.

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