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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    4 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time: 26 hours per week

Contract type


Pay scale

£22,737 fte (actual starting salary £13,396.39)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Woodgate Primary School is committed to providing the highest quality learning for all children. We are seeking to appoint a highly organised and enthusiastic teaching assistant for KS2.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have experience of working with groups of children;

  • Be able to support pupils to access the curriculum within a mainstream class;

  • Be expected to deliver intervention programmes to groups of children.

  • Have a passion and motivation for improving the lives of all children;

  • Have an optimistic attitude and be flexible to the demands of the job;

  • Demonstrate versatility, tact, commitment and the ability to use initiative;

  • Be patient and able to stay calm and listen and value children’s views;

  • Be able to work as part of a team and be expected to contribute to its development;

  • Have the ability to strictly maintain confidentiality;

  • Be suitably qualified for the post of Teaching Assistant i.e. to have good basic literacy and numeracy skills (to GCSE level or above) and be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing;

Have experience of some behaviour management techniques.

What the school offers its staff

In return we can offer you:

  • Wonderful children who thrive in a high quality learning culture;

  • Skilled and friendly colleagues who strive to do the best for the children in their care;

  • A strong ethos of care, respect and concern for each other.

Further details about the role

Visits to the school are welcomed. If you would like to arrange a tour or to discuss the role further please contact the school office: 01444 461329 or office@woodgateprimary.school. Alternatively, further information and an application form are available on our website. Please email your completed application form and covering letter to office@woodgateprimary.school. We reserve the right to interview and appoint early for the right candidate.

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.

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About Woodgate Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
134 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number
01444 461329

Arranging a visit to Woodgate Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@woodgateprimary.school.

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