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Teaching Assistant

  • Employer: Calveley Primary Academy
  • Reference: P/22/178190
  • Published: Fri 26/05/2023, 14:05 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 26/06/2023, 16:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time, Part Time, Full Time
  • Hours: 32.5 hours per week, We would also be open to a job share. 2 x Part Time Staff members
  • Salary: £15,000.00 - £19,999.00
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Workplace: On-Site
  • Location: Calveley Green Lane, Calveley, Tarporley , Cheshire

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Teaching Assistant

About the Role

Calveley Primary Academy are looking to appoint a new member of staff, full time or part time hours, to our small and friendly school team to support children across our classes from Nursery through to Year 6. This role will commence in September 2023. There would be an opportunity, if you so wish, to also support after school club. Hours of which could be additional and agreed.

We would welcome someone with experience of working in a primary school setting, and with children with specific educational needs. However, key considerations are that we appoint a person who is caring, kind and can form strong relationships with individual children. Furthermore, can ensure a calm and positive approach, has excellent verbal communication skills and who can create stimulating and learning opportunities!

We are looking for an inspiring individual who will help provide our pupils with the support they need, the ability to adapt learning to ensure it is memorable and engaging.

Key strengths must include:

  • confident yet calm and patient demeanour
  • the ability to work as part of a team
  • work closely and productively with the class teacher
  • positive, flexible, and encouraging approach
  • have high expectations
  • ability to form positive, professional relationships with parents.
  • understanding inclusive practice to meet the needs of pupils
  • sense of humour and kindness

Please visit the school website to download an application form.

Job Description (Teaching Assistant)

This Teaching Assistant role is an excellent opportunity to make a real difference in our children’s education, drawing on your commitment to developing pupil learning ability and knowledge accessibility. Working closely with class teachers you will be helping pupils to expand their knowledge and play a positive role in school life. You will utilise your knowledge, communication skills and creativity to help pupils understand the information presented.

Your duties as a Teaching Assistant will include:
● Supervise and provide learning support for a pupil with special needs.
● Assist with the development of individual education and behavioural plans setting challenging expectations for pupils to achieve learning goals.
● Establish trusting relationships with pupils and interact with them according to individual needs and personalities.
● Encourage pupils to interact with the class and engage in activities.
● Provide feedback to pupils and teachers on pupil’s achievement, progress and any problems that arise.
● Create and maintain an orderly and supportive environment, undertaking administrative tasks as needed.
● Promote good pupil conduct encouraging pupils to take responsibility for their behaviour.
● Support the use of technology in learning and develop pupils’ competence and independence in its use.
● Prepare resources required for learning activities and assist pupils in their use.
● Uphold policies and procedures relating to child protection and data protection.
● Supervise pupils before school, after school and on school trips.

Starting Date – September 2023

Closing Date for Applications – 26th June

Interviews – 28th/29th June

Please visit the school website to download an application form.

Application forms are returnable to the school via email to: 

Calveley Primary Academy places the highest priority on safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants for all posts will be subject to stringent vetting and induction processes. The holder of this post will be required to work with children under the age of 18 in a position of trust, and is, therefore, exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. The successful candidate will be subject to the relevant checks and enhanced DBS.

Candidates will be required to present proof of identify and two references prior to interview.

If you require additional information, please contact the school office on: 01270 918360 or email

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.