Teaching Assistant Level 1

West Town Primary Academy, Peterborough, PE3 6DD

This job expired on 27 June 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    27 June 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    14 June 2022

Job details

Working pattern

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  • Monday to Friday 8.15am - 3.15pm or 8.30am - 3.30pm dependent on the needs of the school

Contract type

Fixed term (1 year)


Grade 4 £18,887 - £19,650 (£14,187 - £14,760 actual salary)

Teaching Assistant Level 1 job summary

We are looking for an enthusiastic person who would like to join our friendly and hardworking team as a level 1 teaching assistant. This is an exciting opportunity for someone in the earlier stages of their career. The post is full time but will accommodate any requirements for release if studying. West Town Primary Academy is a vibrant and happy place to work where all of the staff are dedicated to the support of our fantastic and eager to learn children.

The ideal candidate will be able to work under the direction of the class teacher and SENDco to:
• Work with pupils who have been identified as having Special Educational Needs to support their learning and progress in lessons or on a 1:1 basis outside of the classroom
• Help with care, personal hygiene and medical needs of students.
• Encourage and promote the inclusion and acceptance of all children
• Contribute to the wider life of the academy

We are looking for someone who:
• Has experience of working with young people in a school or similar setting
• Is confident and resilient, patient and nurturing and who wants to help us to support our pupils to thrive and develop into successful young people.
• is able to act on their own initiative
• Is qualified to NVQ Level 1 for Teaching Assistants or equivalent or is willing to work towards this qualification.
• is a good team player who is willing to contribute to the ethos and wider community of the academy
• is motivated, passionate and reflective about their work

We can offer you:
• Training for your role as appropriate to your needs and career aspirations
• A friendly, supportive and positive team to work in
• The opportunity to join a forward thinking, caring Trust who genuinely ‘values people’

West Town is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. All staff will be subject to an enhanced check with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

To find out more about the post and the future vision for the Academy please ask to speak to Sarah Baxter, Assistant Principal or to arrange a visit, Helen Buckley, Office Manager on 01733 852400.

For application details visit our website at www.westtownprimary.org

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About West Town Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
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School size
412 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact phone number

Please see the school website www.westtownprimary.org

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