Teaching Assistant

21hrs per week NJC Grade C, £9.55 per hour

(over 4 days, Mon, Tues, Thurs & Fri)

To commence January 2020 or before if possible

Do you want to work in a school with “a welcoming and vibrant learning environment that promotes pupils’ enthusiasm for learning” (OFSTED Jan 19) Stoke Gabriel Primary School, part of the Link Multi Academy Trust, is seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to work 21hrs per week over 4 days. This is a fixed term appointment assigned to a pupil with special educational needs.

Required from January 2020 to join our successful and caring team. You must be prepared to work across the school. You will provide general support for the learning of the class under the direction of the teacher, as well as supporting phonics, delivering interventions and working with individual children who need extra support with their Maths and English. We are looking for someone to join our team with a consistent, sensitive and caring approach to children’s needs, who can be flexible and is able to communicate effectively and think creatively.

Ideally, you will:

- Have excellent literacy and numeracy skills;
- Be able to build positive relationships with children, staff and parents;
- Have high expectations of children’s behaviour and be able to maintain consistent boundaries;
- Be willing to work as part of a team and have a good sense of humour;
- Be able to use your own initiative when required;
- Have experience in a similar role in a school;

You should have literacy and numeracy to GCSE A-C or equivalent.  You would need to be flexible, as you will also be required to undertake the role of part time Meal Time Assistant. 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Please see the link below to download an application form and job description. Completed applications should be emailed to the Trust HR Officer, Sue Howard at

Closing date: 13th Nov 2019 12noon
Interview date: w/c 18th Nov 2019