Level 2 Teaching Assistant - Durham Lane Primary School

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time plus specified days
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 13/10/2023 12:00
Level 2 F grade - TA salary of £14,141 with a pay award pending
Hours per week:
27.5 hours per week (plus another 2.5 hours lunch time supervisor) – total of 30 hours a week, Term Time only plus 2 PD days
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching Assistant
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Number of posts:
Closing date:
13 Oct
Further Information
Closing Date: 13th October at 12 noon

Benefits & Grade:
Level 2 F grade - TA salary of £14,141 with a pay award pending
Lunch time supervisor salary of £1,184 with a pay award pending

Contract Details:
Permanent Term Time only plus 2 PD days– to start as soon as possible

Contract Hours:
27.5 hours per week (plus another 2.5 hours lunch time supervisor) – total of 30 hours a week

Interview Date:
Tuesday 17th October 2023

Job Description:
Level 2 Teaching Assistant

At Durham Lane Primary School, we are a family: a family built on positive partnerships between school, children, parents, governors, the local community and the wider world.

Durham Lane Primary school prides itself in ensuring that it offers an outstanding education with the happiness and well-being of our children at its core.

We aim to maintain a secure, caring and stimulating community in which children are encouraged to have respect for themselves and each other. Through quality teaching and learning, children are given the opportunity to develop individuality and responsibility and are challenged to achieve their full potential.

We believe it is important that we develop the whole child, nurturing the academic, creative, spiritual, aesthetic and social aspects equally. Self-discipline and acceptable codes of behaviour are valued and promoted.

We see our school as being at the heart of a larger community and we encourage our children to value and celebrate the diversities they encounter in this community and in the wider world.

Everything we do is for our children.

Main purpose of a Level 2 Teaching Assistant:
To work under the instruction/guidance of teaching/senior staff, to undertake work/care/support programmes, to enable access to learning for pupils, including those with SEN, and to assist the teacher in the management of pupils and the classroom. Work may be carried out in the classroom or outside the main teaching area.

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and hardworking teaching assistant who will have passion for making a difference.

The successful candidate must:
- have knowledge and experience of supporting children in Early Years;
- be able to work alongside teaching staff to develop the Early Years outdoor area;
- have a good understanding of the Early Years curriculum;
- have extensive experience of working in the Early Years;
- have knowledge of the characteristics of effective learning in Early Years;
- have experience of observational assessment in Early Years;
- have a flexible approach and the ability to work as part of a team;
- have the ability to think on their feet and use their initiative;
- be able to offer a warm, supportive and respectful relationship with children, parents and staff;
- be motivated, passionate and reflective about their work.

Application form and job description are available on the school website. Application forms should be returned to Helen Gregory by 12 noon on the closing date via the email address helen.gregory@durhamlane.org.uk.

If you wish to have a tour of the school prior to interview please contact the school office on 01642 780742.

Durham Lane Primary School
Amberley Way,
TS16 0NG
Please note
This job is closed for applications.