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Teaching Assistant

We are seeking to appoint a flexible, skilled and compassionate Teaching Assistant to work within our team at Paxcroft Primary School. Candidates will ideally have a track record of working positively with primary-aged children and forming good relationships with teachers. For the successful candidate, this will be a fantastic opportunity to develop skills and experience in our setting. Visits to our site are encouraged and can be booked in through our school office.

The post holder will support children’s learning in class lessons, work with selected groups, support individuals with specific support plans and further the positive school experience of the pupils. We would also be looking to include an hour’s lunch supervision. Experience with particular Special Needs, eg autistic spectrum disorder, would be desirable.

We would expect that the successful applicant would be able to demonstrate, or be able to develop, the knowledge and skills to deliver interventions appropriate to children working behind expectations in this age range.

We are a happy school with a positive ethos, where the pupils care for each other and enjoy learning and the staff enjoy being part of a supportive and friendly team.


Hours of work: 15 hours TA, mornings during term time only. Flexible working arrangements considered.

Contract type: Part time. Term Time. Permanent.

Closing date (and time): Thursday 23rd May 2024 at midday.

Interview date: Tuesday 4th June 2024

Commencement date: 2nd September 2024