Teaching Assistant - 1:1

Thorpe Acre Junior School, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 4SQ

24 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    2 January 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    21 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - Until 23rd August 2023

Actual salary


What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Be committed to the safeguarding of all pupils
  • Enjoy working with children
  • Have experience of supporting pupils with SEN in their learning
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Be able to show initiative and be adaptable
  • Be able to work as part of our team

What the school offers its staff

  • A well-resourced attractive working environment
  • The opportunity to work with motivated and friendly children
  • Supportive staff and governors
  • A commitment to continuing professional development.

Further details about the role

We are delighted to announce that we have a vacancy for a highly skilled Teaching Assistant to join our vibrant and friendly school.

Thorpe Acre Junior School is committed to the inclusion of all pupils, including those with Special Educational Needs. Our belief is that with reasonable adjustments children can meet their potential and learn alongside their peers. Our team has a wealth of experience in SEN and support each other well. We value the professional development of all staff.

Commitment to safeguarding

Thorpe Acre Junior School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and it is expected that staff at the school share this commitment. This post is eligible for a DBS check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020) (i.e. it involves certain activities in relation to children and/or adults) and is defined as regulated activity under Part 1 of the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006. Therefore a DBS enhanced check for a regulated activity (including a barred list check) is an essential requirement.

Applying for the job

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to office@taj.leics.sch.uk

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About Thorpe Acre Junior School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
184 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11
Phone number
01509 214974

We are very proud of our school and our success stems from a relentless drive to put children’s learning experiences at the heart of all we do. Our rich and creative curriculum, along with the pastoral support we offer, encourages every child to discover and nurture his and her special gifts and talents. We are a busy, friendly local authority maintained school in Loughborough who have been rated as GOOD in all areas during our last two Ofsted inspections, carried out in February 2013 and November 2017.

Arranging a visit to Thorpe Acre Junior School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@taj.leics.sch.uk.

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