50 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024 (or as soon as possible)

  • Closing date

    9 September 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    26 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£22,737.00 - £23,114.00 Annually (FTE) (£8532 - £8673 pa pro rata)

Teaching Assistant job summary

The Woodlands Community Primary School

Canning Road



B77 3JX

Teaching Assistant

To start: September 2024

Grade 3, 16 hours per week, Fixed Term to 31.07.25, Term Time only

Salary Points 3 - 4 £22737 - £23114 FTE

Actual Salary (£8532 - £8673 pa pro rata)

The Woodlands Community Primary School Tamworth is seeking energetic, creative and hardworking Teaching Assistant.

You will be assisting the whole class as well as taking small groups of children or 1:1 and supporting them. The requirement to work with initiative, pro-actively and as part of a wider team are key skills we will be looking for in those applying for these positions.

For this role, you will need to:

  • have previous experience of working with primary aged children within a school setting, preferably KS1 and/or KS2 depending on the position
  • have confidence in dealing with pupils with different abilities
  • possess good interpersonal and communication skills
  • be good at working as part of a wider team
  • have up to date knowledge of basic assessment techniques,
  • be able to work on your own with groups of children, directing and adapting lessons according to need and ongoing outcomes.
  • be adaptable, flexible and resilient to the day-to-day rigours of school life.

We can offer you :

A great team of hardworking colleagues

Outstanding children who are keen to learn

Supportive parents and governors

Opportunities for professional development within school and as part of the Academy Trust

A well-resourced and safe working environment

Candidates will be observed teaching a small group of children at The Woodlands as part of the interview process.

Visits to the school are encouraged. Please contact the school to make an appointment.

Community Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks, including enhanced DBS checks, online checks and a willingness to demonstrate commitment to the standards which flows from Community Academies Trust vision and values.

The role is covered by part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 and therefore the ability to speak fluent spoken English is an essential requirement for this role.

Community Academies Trust supports Equal Opportunities Employment.

Community Academies Trust Company Registration No. 0747273-6

If this role is of interest to you and you can contribute to our future success, please complete the Application Form.

Closing date: 9th September 2024 9am

Shortlisting: 9th September 2024

Interviews: week commencing 16th September 2024

Start date: September 2024 (or as soon as possible)

“Education is for improving lives and for leaving your community and world better than you found it

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.

Applying for the job

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Using the application form

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About The Woodlands Community Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
265 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

School location

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