3 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    One month

  • Closing date

    3 February 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    20 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Grade 7

What skills and experience we're looking for

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and dedicated Higher Level Teaching Assistant to join the school as soon as possible. This position is permanent, working 37 hours per week over 39 weeks per year. If you are experienced, enthusiastic, open to new ideas and have a flexible ‘can do’ approach, we would welcome an application from you.

We are a large primary school who values the contribution our staff make to our pupils’ experience and our friendly school community. We are looking for a person who has excellent inter-personal skills and who is able to work as part of the team, with colleagues, parents and children.

We expect the successful candidate to :

  • Be dedicated, resilient and enthusiastic with a passion for providing an exciting and positive learning experience and outcomes for all
  • Have the ability to support the teacher in planning, delivering and evaluating learning activities to ensure effective teaching and learning. Ability to give feedback in a constructive manner
  • Have experience of covering a whole class in a primary school setting
  • Have strong classroom presence

What the school offers its staff

  • A welcoming, friendly environment
  • The support of committed, enthusiastic and dedicated School Leaders
  • Pupils who are eager to learn and a credit to the Academy
  • The opportunity for future career progression within the Trust

Commitment to safeguarding

The school and the Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to satisfactory references, medical checks, right to work in UK and safeguarding checks (including enhanced DBS and a declaration of disqualification (Childcare Disqualification regulations 2009)

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to bursar@underwoodwest.cheshire.sch.uk

Download an application form - 1.05 MB

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About Underwood West Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
422 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01270 260580

Primary School

Arranging a visit to Underwood West Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email bursar@underwoodwest.cheshire.sch.uk.

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