Thornaby Church of England Primary School,

Baysdale Road,


TS17 9DB

Tel: 01642 763060


Teaching Assistant

Grade: NJS Grade D(4-6) £18933 - £19698 pro rata - Annual salary for 28 hours £12008 - £12493

Working Hours: 28 hours per week

Start date: 1st September 2022

This post is temporary until July 2023.

Thornaby Church of England Primary promotes the highest standards for all of our children. The Head Teacher and Governors wish to appoint a motivated and committed Teaching Assistant to support pupils in UKS2. The successful candidate will be required to support in the classroom situation and lead small groups of pupils in intervention work. Experience with UKS2 would be an advantage, as would managing children with more challenging behaviour. We are looking for a good team player who is able to work well as part of a supportive staff, as well as having an ability to foster excellent working relationships with children. Our school environment is a very caring, nurturing one and we value and celebrate the achievements of every child. We take pride in our church school ethos.

The successful candidate will:

· Be a team player who is committed to the aims and ethos of our school

· Have successful experience of supporting learning in a primary school

· Be enthusiastic about working with young children, and able to relate well to staff, parents and children

· Have excellent written and oral communication skills

· Be flexible and confident in supporting children’s learning in a classroom setting

· Be confident to lead intervention work with UKS2 pupils

· Have a positive, consistent approach to behaviour management

· Be able to work under supervision and also use their own initiative

Visits are warmly welcomed and encouraged. Please contact Mrs Faye Hutt or Mrs Sandie Strachan, in our School Office, to make an appointment.

The school is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

Application forms and further details are available from the school office and should be returned to the school

Closing date: noon Wednesday 18th May 2022