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  • Job start date

    24 August 2023

  • Closing date

    8 June 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    10 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time: 32.5 hours per week, term time + 5 days

Contract type


Actual salary


What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidate will:

  • 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

We can offer you:

  • 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, in our Communication & Interaction Resource Base.

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 we expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; pre-employment checks will be carried out; identification and Right to Work in the UK will be required; references will be sought, and the successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check for a regulated activity (including a barred list check) and other relevant checks with statutory bodies.

We actively support the government's Prevent Agenda to counter radicalism and extremism.

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About Thorpe Acre Junior School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
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School size
186 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 three Ofsted inspections, carried out in February 2013, November 2017 and May 2023.

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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