6 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    5 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    19 May 2023

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - 1 YEAR

Pay scale

Grade 2/3

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Governing Body at West Meadows Primary School are seeking to appoint a well-motivated, enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to support children with additional needs. Applications are welcome from both experienced candidates as well as those seeking to start their career as a Teaching Assistant.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has good numeracy and literacy skills
  • Experience of working in a primary school
  • Can develop positive relationships with children
  • Can work constructively as part of a team, understanding classroom roles and responsibilities
  • Proactively support positive behaviour
  • Will support the needs of groups of children and individuals as this role will involve supporting children with specific needs.

What the school offers its staff

In return we can offer you:

  • Enthusiastic, well behaved children who are eager to learn and succeed
  • Highly committed, enthusiastic and professional staff
  • Dedicated governors and supportive parents who care passionately about the school
  • A happy and welcoming learning environment

Commitment to safeguarding

Keeping our children safe is of vital importance and we are strongly committed to safeguarding. Safeguarding in school is everyone’s responsibility: all staff, governors and volunteers play their part in keeping our children safe. At West Meadows, we have a child-centred approach to safeguarding and seek to develop a clear understanding of the needs, wishes, views and voices of all of our children. Our designated safeguarding lead is Miss Rebecca Marsh and our designated safeguarding governor is Mrs Paula Wardle. Our deputy safeguarding leads are Miss K. Jobling (SENDCo), Miss K. Galbraith (Assistant Headteacher) and Mrs C. Maree (PSA).

Applying for the job

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About West Meadows Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
240 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Email address
Phone number
01226 749164

West Meadows Primary School. At West Meadows Primary School we strive to create a secure and happy environment which inspires high aspiration, success in all areas and creates memorable experiences. The happiness and well-being of all of our children is at the centre of everything we do. Through hard work and respecting ourselves and others, we develop and strengthen our wonderful, supportive West Meadows family. Our school’s life is underpinned by our inclusive motto, ‘Aim High, Succeed, Be Happy.’

Arranging a visit to West Meadows Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email r.marsh@smat.org.uk.

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