4 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    25 February 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    1 February 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years

Working pattern

Contract type


Actual salary

Grade 5 £24,294 - £25,119 per annum (Actual salary £19,734 - £20,404)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Whitehouse Primary School are looking to appoint a Level 3 Teaching Assistant within our Early Years unit to support teachers to maintain and improve the standards for our pupils. You will work to form good relationships and create a positive working environment.

You will join a supportive, welcoming and motivated school community that works hard to maintain high standards. We are looking for someone who can inspire and influence and has;

  • Experience of working in a school environment or Early Years setting with a Level 3 Teaching Assistant qualification.
  • An ability to collaborate and work successfully as part of a team, communicating well both verbally and written.
  • An ability to develop positive relationships with children, and understand their needs.

What the school offers its staff

In return we offer:

  • Great opportunities for continuing professional development and a career pathway across the trust.
  • A team of hardworking, dedicated and friendly staff where everyone is valued.
  • The benefit of working in a highly collaborative multi academy trust.
  • Membership of the Local Government Pensions Scheme which the trust also contributes to on your behalf.
  • Recognition of previous service with other schools, academies, local government etc.
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme (EAP), delivered by Health Assured – the UK and Irelands leading wellbeing provider.
  • Good public transport links via Tyne and Wear Metro and road links from the A19 and A1058 Coast Road.

Further details about the role

This post is part time, 35 hours per week, and term time only plus 5 additional days.

Our school is one of seven primary and secondary schools within the NEAT Academy Trust family of schools. At the heart of our trust is the aim to nurture, educate, achieve and transform the lives of all young people within the communities we serve across the North East. We have a national research school, which aims to build and strengthen networks of schools throughout the region and help them access effective education research and implement it in everyday practice.

Interested? If you would like to join us and feel you could thrive here, then please read the accompanying Job Description and Person Specification and complete an application form by clicking ‘apply now’ no later than midnight on Sunday 25th February 2024.

If you would like an informal conversation regarding this exciting opportunity, please contact julie.brigham@whitehouseprimary.org.uk

NEAT is committed to safer recruitment practice and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This position is exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and a satisfactory Enhanced DBS from the Disclosure and Barring Service is required as part of pre-employment checks. For shortlisted candidates, we will conduct an online search as part of our screening.

Applying for the job

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About Whitehouse Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
Up to 210 pupils
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number
0191 643 2890

Arranging a visit to Whitehouse Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email j.brigham@neatat.org.uk.

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