Deadline is tomorrow

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    28 January 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    11 January 2022

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
Working pattern
Part time
21 hours 40 minutes per week.
Contract type
Fixed term (31st July 2022)
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
Actual salary
£9,474.81 per annum

Job summary

West Park Primary School wishes to appoint a Teaching Assistant and has a vacancy for a suitably experienced, enthusiastic and committed individual in our friendly and welcoming school. This position would be to start as soon as possible.

Applicants should possess NVQ Level 2 or equivalent. The school is looking for applicants with a commitment to the development of pupils learning as well as supporting teachers in delivering planned work. We value staff with a caring nature who want the best for pupils at all times.

Candidates will have experience of working as a classroom or teaching assistant, within a primary school environment. This could include a successful student placement.

Candidates should be suitably qualified and experienced and be able to meet the criteria detailed on the person specification.

West Park Primary School has been judged as ‘good’ with elements of “outstanding” practice by Ofsted in November 2018. The Personal Development, Behaviour and Welfare of pupils, as well as all staff, is “outstanding” and reflects the ethos of the Head Teacher and school governors.

West Park School is a part of Ad Astra Multi Academy Trust. The Trust works with a number of schools in the region, and we believe by working for Ad Astra Academy Trust that employees thrive. This post may well lead to further opportunities in the future.

Applying for the job

Requesting an application form

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Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
School size
346 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Contact phone number
01429 282090

About West Park Primary School

West Park Primary School is a fantastic school; we have children who are highly motivated and well-behaved. The school has a very high percentage of extremely supportive parents. We have been recognised by Ofsted (November 2018), as good school with Personal Development, Behaviour and Welfare rated as outstanding. We have an intake of 45 each year meaning we have a mixed age range class in each year group.

Results across the school show that each cohort is able to perform above age related expectations. As well as expecting high standards of achievement and attainment in the core subjects, the school also prides itself in the development and delivery of a dynamic, broad and balanced curriculum with all National Curriculum subjects being valued and taught with enthusiasm across the school.

West Park Primary is a successful and popular school today because we have staff who:

Have the right moral purpose; they turn up for work to enrich the lives of children, and they give above and beyond to do this.
Believe that every child can be the best they can be, actively promoting high aspirations.
Help all children grow in confidence and strive to develop positive self-esteem.
Work in strong teams and learn from one another, challenge one another, coach and mentor one another, building on our motto “Learning to Improve”.
Develop themselves professionally, through quality training and collaborative support from the Ad Astra Trust, as they strive to get the best from every child.
Work closely with motivated, well-trained support staff.

Our mission statement is “Learning to Improve”. We have a clear ethos for all children at West Park Primary School, we believe each learner should aspire to meet their potential educationally, socially and emotionally. Our dynamic broad and balanced curriculum and enrichment activities provide opportunities for everyone to achieve and succeed.

Arranging a visit to West Park Primary School

For an informal discussion about the position please contact Miss A Hall on 01429 282090.

School location

Coniscliffe Road, Hartlepool, Cleveland, TS26 0BU

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