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  • Job start date

    1 January 2024

  • Closing date

    1 December 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    17 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£26,421.00 - £28,770.00 Annually (FTE) Term time only, pro rata. Part time - 26 hours (4 days)

Teaching and Learning Practitioner - Level 6 job summary

Job Purpose

To provide classroom cover of up to 3 days during any short-term absence.

To work with teachers to organise and support teaching and learning activities for classes. The primary focus is to undertake specified work with individuals, groups and whole classes under the direction and supervision of a qualified teacher.

Key Duties / Responsibilities

1. Plan, prepare and deliver specified learning activities to individuals, small groups and/or classes modifying and adapting activities as necessary under the direction and supervision of a teacher

2. Assess, record and report on development, progress and attainment

3. Liaise with staff and other relevant professionals and provide information about pupils as appropriate

4. Use teaching and learning objectives to plan, evaluate and adjust lessons/work plans as appropriate within agreed systems of supervision

5. Assess the needs of pupils and use knowledge and specialist skills to support pupils’ learning

6. Support pupils in social and emotional well-being, reporting problems to the teacher as appropriate

7. Provide specialist support to pupils with learning, behavioural, communication, social, sensory or physical difficulties

8. Provide specialist support to pupils where English is not their first language

9. Provide specialist support to gifted and talented pupils

10. Provide specialist support to all pupils in a particular learning area (e.g. ICT, literacy, numeracy, National Curriculum subject)

11. Develop and implement Individual Development Plans for pupils (such as Individual Educational Plans), including attendance at, and contribution to, reviews

12. Support the role of parents / carers in pupils’ learning and contribute to meetings with parents / carers to provide constructive feedback on pupil progress/achievement etc.

13. Contribute to the development of policies and procedures

14. Provide short- term cover supervision of classes and PPA cover as required

15. Be responsible for the preparation, maintenance and control of stocks of materials and resources

16. Liaise with external agencies on a regular basis

17. Provide pastoral care to pupils for example as head of year or tutor group

18. Be responsible for pupils who are not working to the normal timetable 

19. Assist pupils with eating, dressing and hygiene, as required, whilst encouraging independence

20. Invigilate exams and tests

21. Be responsible for the presentation of displays

22. Be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within the academy, raising any concerns following academy protocol/procedures

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 Woodcroft Academy

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 9
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
142 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 9

School location

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