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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    24 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    9 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time, term time: 25 hours per week, 5 hours per day. Mon to Fri, 9am – 2.45pm, Term Time Only – 38 weeks per year

Contract type


Pay scale

NJC England and Wales, SCP4 (£23,114 FTE) - approx. actual salary £13,154

What skills and experience we're looking for

The role of Teaching Support Assistant is central to enabling excellence for all our children at White Meadows Primary Academy. It is a role which has an influence on all children in the school, from Nursery to Year 6, supporting all aspects of their experience within their school day- learning, play, lunchtime, transitions and routines.

Teaching Support Assistants follow teacher’s guidance and direction for their role in the day-to- day teaching and learning provision for children, including those with Special Educational Needs, English as an Additional Language, those more-able learners and those eligible for the Pupil Premium Grant. There is expectation that Teaching Support Assistants are able to respond to the needs of the children and adapt their support appropriately in a responsive way. Whether you are new to the role or have experience to bring, you will receive coaching and mentoring from experienced teachers and leaders in the academy and trust to ensure that you are supported in all aspects of what you do.

In particular, successful candidates should have:

  • Experience of working with young children
  • Good communication skills – both written and verbal
  • Basic understanding of child development and learning
  • Enthusiasm and dedication to caring and supporting pupils’ within the classroom environment
  • A genuine love and passion for working with children and making a difference to their lives

You should be:

  • A responsible and reliable person
  • Confident in dealing with young people, managing behaviour and motivation
  • Able to relate well to pupils and adults

What the school offers its staff

  • A supportive working culture that focuses on positive learning behaviour and high expectations for all children
  • Happy and enthusiastic children
  • An encouraging and friendly staff team
  • Opportunities to develop and progress professionally
  • The chance to work with a supportive family of schools (REAch2 trust) who share the same passion for primary education.

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 White Meadows Primary Academy

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
610 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number
01903 731774

Arranging a visit to White Meadows Primary Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email office@whitemeadowsacademy.org.

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