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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    24 September 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    6 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 2, Key stage 3

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£21,575 - £21,968

Pay scale

Grade 5 (Scale point 5 - 6)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Lockyer’s Middle School is seeking to appoint an inspiring teaching assistant who is committed to providing the best quality learning experience for our children. We need an enthusiastic, skilled and motivated professional to join our learning-focused team.

The successful candidate must have high expectations of children’s learning and behaviour and should be enthusiastic, passionate and energetic. You will be positive, flexible and nurturing and be able to build and maintain good relationships with students, staff and parents/carers. You will have a willingness to learn new skills and be able to adapt to support the needs of the children. We need a creative team member to complement our staff and support our pupils with their learning. This role complements the professional work of teachers by providing support in-class and small group support to students across the school from Year 5 to Year 8. There will be opportunities to develop within the team and make a valued contribution to students’ learning.The role is very varied, with no one day being the same, whilst being extremely rewarding.

We are seeking an individual who:

  • Is able to adapt to suit the needs of the children and be able to inspire and engage them.

  • Is able to support individuals and small groups in their learning and use their initiative to personalise and adapt where necessary.

  • Is willing to undertake additional training to meet the needs of the children.

  • Is reflective and committed to professional development.

  • Is enthusiastic about the education of children, across every area of the curriculum.

  • Can build and maintain professional and positive working relationships.

  • Has a sense of humour and is a good team player.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • a genuine commitment to supporting professional development

  • a supportive and flexible working environment which offers equal opportunities for all

  • access to the local government pension scheme

  • a range of employee benefits including Cycle to Work and Health Cashplan

Further details about the role

Please download the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role.

In accordance with the “fluency duty” (Immigration Act 2016) fluency in English is required for all student and public-facing roles (refer to the Job Description & Person Specification for further details).

Commitment to safeguarding

Lockyer's Middle School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare, both physical and emotional, of every pupil both inside and outside the school premises. We implement a whole-school preventative approach to managing safeguarding concerns, ensuring that the wellbeing of pupils is at the forefront of all action taken. We expect all staff, governors, volunteers and visitors to share this commitment and maintain a vigilant and safe environment. It is our willingness to work in a safe manner and challenge inappropriate behaviour that underpins this commitment.
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About Lockyer's Middle School

School type
Academy, ages 9 to 13
Education phase
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School size
462 pupils enrolled
Age range
9 to 13
Phone number
01202 692779

Middle School (Age 9-13 years)

School location

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