Level 2 Teaching Assistant

Brotherton and Byram Community Primary Academy, Knottingley, West Yorkshire, WF11 9HQ

27 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details


  • Application deadline

    1 November 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    21 September 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover (Maternity Leave Cover)

Full-time equivalent salary

£19,650 - £20,444 pro rata

Level 2 Teaching Assistant job summary

Teaching Assistant Level 2

Brotherton and Byram Community Primary Academy

27.5 hours per week to be worked during term time only

Initially fixed term to maternity leave cover

Teaching assistant £19,650 - £20,444 pro rata

Actual Salary £12,638 - £13,149

About the Trust

Ebor Academy Trust is a family of schools located across North and East Yorkshire, York and the Humber region. Our vision is to deliver high quality, rich and engaging education at the heart of our diverse communities. To do this, we are committed to building professional collaborations of best practice both across and beyond the Trust. Through this, we aim to enable all our learners to flourish, and to open doors for their best futures.

We genuinely seek to live our values of Excellence, Belonging, Opportunity and Respect, which underpin all we do.

About the role

Brotherton and Byram Community Primary Academy are looking to recruit a dedicated, enthusiastic and experienced Level 2 Teaching Assistant to work within our hardworking team. We are looking for a Teaching Assistant to work 27.5 hours per week which will be worked during term time, this is initially a fixed term position to cover for maternity leave.

As a Teaching Assistant you will be passionate about teaching and learning and believe in developing the true potential of all our children. You will have a calm and positive disposition, the ability to break down activities into small step teaching and will nurture, inspire, challenge and motivate pupils. Implementing clear boundaries and routines, you will use behaviour management in all areas around school.

You will have the ability to build a good rapport with parents and carers and the wider school community.

The job requirements

We are looking for someone who has experience of working with children in a supportive capacity and has good verbal communication skills. Strong time management, organisational skills and the ability to work well as part of a team are all essential to this role. It would also be beneficial to this role if you have had experience working within KS2.

As a Teaching Assistant you will play a key role in the children’s day, helping to support them in the classroom, breaking down activities in to smaller step by step teaching to ensure they get the most out of their learning. You will also guide the children to help them to develop friendships and relationships with other adults in the school and their peers.

Ideally you will be an experienced Teaching Assistant with knowledge and understanding with regards to child development and the curriculum

Working with us

All new starters with the Trust receive a thorough induction programme, followed by a programme of training which is essential to the role. But it doesn’t stop there, all staff receive development on an ongoing basis and we actively encourage career development through a range of CPD and longer programmes of learning.

The Trust is striving to be an inclusive and diverse organisation, where everyone feels able to be themselves and experiences a strong sense of belonging. The Trust wholeheartedly supports the principle of equality and diversity in employment and opposes all forms of unfair or unlawful discrimination on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, or sex. We encourage and support the recruitment, retention and career development of people from as wide a range as possible of ethnic, cultural and social backgrounds and seek to develop a community of staff that accurately represents society as a whole. All applications for employment with the Trust will be considered against the criteria outlined in the person specification for the position advertised.

Closing date: Monday 10th October 2022 at 9.00am

Interview date: To be confirmed

For all enquiries please contact Lindsey Wilson, School Business Partner, l.wilson@ebor.academy

Visits to our school are encouraged and warmly welcomed, please contact us to arrange a visit

We are committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate will be required for all posts at our school. This post will be subject to enhanced checks.

Using the application form

To apply for this role please follow the link below to the Ebor Academy Trust website

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Supporting documents

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

About Brotherton and Byram Community Primary Academy

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

Brotherton and Byram Community Primary Academy is part of the Ebor Academy Trust and is based in Knottingley.

Arranging a visit to Brotherton and Byram Community Primary Academy

Visits to the school are encouraged and warmly welcomed, please contact us to arrange this.

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