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Teaching Assistant - September 2024

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 on the website MyNewTerm.com by pressing the following link


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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)

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