Teaching Assistant - maternity leave

Thorpe Acre Junior School, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 4SQ

Deadline is today

  • Expected start date

    3 January 2023

  • Application deadline

    2 October 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    15 September 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Maternity or parental leave cover (Up to 2 terms)

Pay scale

Grade 8, £14,998 actual

Teaching Assistant - maternity leave job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a strong candidate to support teaching and learning for children who have autism and/or social, emotional and mental health as their special educational need,at Thorpe Acre Junior School Communication & Interaction Resource Base, Loughborough. This role is varied, and we are looking for an adaptable, flexible and resourceful individual able to cope in a high-pressure environment and deal with constantly changing priorities.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have experience of working with children, ideally those with autism and ADHD
  • Have experience of working with children with SEMH
  • Have excellent communication skills both orally and written
  • Have a positive ‘can do’ attitude and show initiative
  • Promote the potential of pupils
  • Be committed to raising standards and accelerating progress for all pupils
  • Be able to work well as a team
  • Promote the ethos of the school.

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.

Informal visits to the school are welcomed and encouraged.

Closing date: 2nd October 2022

Interviews: 26th October 2022

Using the application form

Please complete the application form attached to this advert, returning it to office@taj.leics.sch.uk.

Download an application form - 203 KB

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Thorpe Acre Junior School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
184 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11
Contact 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 two Ofsted inspections, carried out in February 2013 and November 2017.

Arranging a visit to Thorpe Acre Junior School

Visits to the school are highly recommended and encouraged. Please call the school office to arrange a suitable time.

School location

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