This job expired on 27 January 2023

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    27 January 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    12 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 2, Key stage 3

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£21,575 - £21,968 pro rata

What skills and experience we're looking for

Westacre is a popular and oversubscribed school in Droitwich set in extensive grounds with a strong and embedded primary ethos. We are looking for a kind, committed and dedicated Teaching Assistant to join our team to support our children with SEND.

The successful candidate will be part of our Inclusion TA support and will work alongside children who require additional support as part of their Education, Health and Care, Plan. Our Teaching Assistants work 8.15 am – 3.00 pm Monday – Friday including one break duty per week of 15 minutes. They also play a vital role as part of the Lunchtime Supervision team, supporting positive and structured play three times a week during lunch breaks, on a rota basis.

The post will include:

  • To work with children, as directed by the Senco, to support learning and development across the whole curriculum or in suitable programmes of work
  • Working in classes under the direction of a teacher supporting 1-1 focused support or with small groups of children
  • Preparing and organising resources to support 1-1 specialist interventions or small group teaching as required across the 3 year groups
  • An opportunity to contribute to an after school club activity, for which payment is in addition to the stated salary, if you would like to engage in wider school life

What the school offers its staff

What we offer:

  • Excellent opportunities to develop your practice with a commitment to your continued professional development
  • A highly skilled and supportive teaching and teaching assistant team
  • An excellent working environment in a well-resourced school
  • Local government pension scheme
  • Local authority discount scheme
  • A culture which actively supports the wellbeing of employees

(Ofsted September 2022) Westacre Middle continues to be a good school. Staff are unanimously proud of their school. They feel valued and all speak of the ‘Westacre Team’. Staff say that leaders care about them and their well-being.

For further information about Westacre, then please do take a look at our website https://www.westacre-middle-school.co.uk Visits to school are encouraged and welcomed; please contact the School Office to arrange.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The post is subject to an Enhanced DBS clearance certificate.

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About Westacre Middle School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 9 to 12
Education phase
View all Middlejobs
School size
449 pupils enrolled
Age range
9 to 12
Phone number
01905 772795

Westacre is a large 5 form entry middle school and is proud of its exceptionally strong primary ethos. We are fully committed to providing creative, exciting and purposeful learning experiences for all children and enjoy a good reputation within the local community

Arranging a visit to Westacre Middle School

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

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