Teaching Assistant (3 positions)

Poplar Farm School, Grantham, NG31 8XF

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  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    18 May 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    10 May 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary


Actual salary

Posts 1 & 3 £13,491-£14,317 Post 2 £4,848-£5,144

Teaching Assistant (3 positions) job summary

Job Title: Teaching Assistants
Contract Term: Permanent

Salary: G3.6-9 £18,887 - £20,043 FTE
Post 1 27.5 hrs £13,491 - £14,317 pro rata
Post 2 11.25 hrs £4,848 - £5,144 pro rata
Post 3 27.5 hrs £13,491 - £14,317 pro rata

Start Date: September 2022
Contract Type: Part-Time

We are looking for inspirational and dedicated teaching assistants to work within KS1 & KS2. We have three vacancies available, please state which post you are applying for in your application.

Post 1: 27.5 hours a week, based in Y4

Post 2: 11.25 hours a week (every afternoon) based in Y1

Post 3: 27.5 hours a week, to support a SEND child in Y4

The ideal candidates will be driven to ensure school experiences for children are engaging, interesting and creative. These roles would allow the right candidates to build on their existing knowledge and skills, whilst being able to flourish in a progressive and caring school.

The successful candidates will be passionate teaching assistants who:

Can confidently and effectively support teaching in the classroom, and lead small groups.
Are efficient and well organised with skills and talents to improve the learning of children.
Have a caring and positive attitude.
Have excellent communication skills and are approachable for all children, staff and parents.
Have the ability to promote the school's values.
Can support the teachers in providing outstanding provision.

We can offer you:

Friendly, enthusiastic and hardworking children
A forward-thinking and supportive staff who are committed to enhancing the learning and progress of our children
A new school building with rich and creative and learning environments, both inside and outside
An outstanding induction process
A personalised CPD Programme and Career Progression and Development Opportunities
An opportunity to be involved in the development and progression of our Academy and the wider local community
An innovative, forward thinking leadership team
Access to the Local Government or Teachers Pension Scheme
An Employee Assistance Programme

Experience of work within a school is desirable although not essential. A willingness to try a variety of strategies as well as the ability to work as part of our friendly team is essential.

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for more information about this role and to ensure your suitability for this role.

Closing date for applications: Midday, Wednesday 18 May 2022

Interviews will take place: Tuesday 24 May 2022

CIT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to references and an enhanced DBS disclosure check.

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About Poplar Farm School

School type
Free School, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
164 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact phone number

Poplar Farm is a new school which opened in September 2018. It is a vibrant and successful two-form entry growing school, with brilliant children and fantastic facilities. We are a warm, caring and vibrant school where pupils are at the heart of every decision we make. Poplar Farm pupils are happy and confident, they are creative, curious, resilient and motivated to learn.

The school is part of CIT (Community Inclusive Trust), a Multi Academy Trust comprising of special and mainstream primary schools across Lincolnshire, Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire.

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