Teaching Assistant

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Part time - term time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 24/11/2023 12:00
£22,737-£23,114 FTE - £14,678 - £14,922 Pro-rata
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching Assistant
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Allendale Primary School
Number of posts:
Closing date:
24 Nov
Further Information


Contract Type: Fixed Term until July 2025
Working Pattern: Part time - term time
Advert Start Date: 08/11/2024
Advert End Date: 24/11/2023 12:00
Salary: £22,737-£23,114 FTE
          £14,678 - £14,922 Pro-rata
Hours per week: 28.5
Employment Location: Allendale Primary School

Allendale Primary School is a small rural Primary School, at the heart of the community, situated within an area of outstanding natural beauty. We have enthusiastic and friendly children who show a desire to learn and deserve the very best opportunities that we can offer. We have a small but very dedicated and hardworking staff, supported by our very active governing body, PTFA and parents. Further information about the school can be found on our website: www.allendaleprimary.northumberland.sch.uk

Our governors are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated Teaching Assistant to join their very successful team from January 2024 to provide 1-1 and small group support within the classroom for children with Special Educational Needs.

You will be required to work closely with the class teacher and TAs in EYFS and KS2.

The successful candidate must:- have infinite patience- be a team player, willing to seek and offer support- be an effective communicator- have some knowledge of SEND or be willing to learn and undertake any necessary training- have recent experience of working within childcare;- have confidence in their own literacy and numeracy skills;- have the highest expectations of children’s behaviour and capacity to learn- have a sense of humour.

The successful candidate will be required to work 5 days per week.

In return we can offer a friendly and supportive place to work, with opportunities to enhance professional skills.

We are strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. If you are invited for interview, you will be required to disclose convictions that would not be filtered, prior to the date of the interview. Certain spent convictions and cautions will be ‘protected’ and do not need to be disclosed. Full details on protected convictions and information about which convictions must be declared during job applications can be found on the Ministry of Justice website. You will be asked for further information about your criminal history during the recruitment process. If your application is successful, this self-disclosure information will be checked against information from the Disclosure and Barring Service before your appointment is confirmed. This role will include Regulated Activities and an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure is required for this post.

Our Employment of Ex-Offenders Policy can be found with the application pack online.
An online search will be carried out on shortlisted candidates, prior to interview.

Visits to school prior to applying are welcome. If you have any questions about the role, please contact Mrs J Clarke, Admin Manager: Tel: 01434 683376

Application forms can be downloaded from this website and are also available from the school by telephoning the school office.

Completed applications should be returned directly to the school either by post to Mrs A Hawkins, Headteacher, Allendale Primary School, Allendale, Northumberland NE47 9PS or by email alison.hawkins@allendaleprimary.northumberland.sch.uk

Closing Date: 12pm on Friday 24 November 2023
Interviews: Early December
Please note
This job is closed for applications.