7 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    31 May 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    7 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time, full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£23,308.00 - £23,893.00 Annually (FTE) Pro rata actual with holiday pay: £19,269.76 - £ 20,090.11

Teaching Assistant job summary

About this Role

Teaching Assistants

Permanent Posts

36.25 hours per week - part-time working arrangements will also be considered

08:15 – 15:30 Monday - Friday with 30 minute break

38 weeks per year plus 2 PD days

Grade D, Points 8-11

We are seeking a professional and hardworking teaching assistants to join our team on a permanent basis here at Hillside Primary School, where "Achieving Greatness Together" is our moto.

We are looking for people to be flexible to be able to cover all classes from nursery – year 6 within our school.

You will be working alongside the class teachers supporting high quality teaching and learning, also supporting the children’s learning and development through group work and individual one to one work, embedding the Primary curriculum. Leading interventions is a key part of our teaching assistants role.

You will be assisting the class teacher to organise and supervise practical activities through interacting with children and supporting their learning both inside and outside. You will enjoy working with children.

We are a busy primary school and we are looking for dedicated, committed and enthusiastic people to join our team. We want you to be able to embrace diversity and inclusion. We are proud of our inclusive community.

You will need to be:

  • experienced within the classroom environment and able to work across a range of year groups
  • reliable
  • a good timekeeper
  • confident when dealing with pupils
  • a good communicator
  • able to treat all children with respect, trust and kindness
  • calm and willing to undertake any training relevant to the post, including first aid.

If you think you are what we are looking for and would like to work in a team where you will be well supported, we would like to hear from you.

Hillside Primary School reserves the right to interview and appoint prior to the advert closing date. With this in mind, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

Hillside Primary School and The Active Learning Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people. We expect all staff to actively share this commitment. All adults working in our Trust in whatever capacity will be part of a thorough safer recruitment process. All appointments will be subject pre-employment checks including the taking of satisfactory references and enhanced criminal record clearance in line with the need to create and maintain a safe culture.

If you would like to discuss this role further or visit the school, please contact the school to arrange.

Hillside Primary School offers the chance to join an experienced team with career development through a wealth of CPD opportunities, which is a particular strength of The Active Learning Trust.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Hillside Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
467 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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