Teaching Assistant, 37 hpw (Term Time Only) (Ridgeway Primary Academy)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time - term time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 15/04/2024 12:00
£23,893 per annum (actual salary of £21,080 per annum)
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Schools - Teaching Assistant
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Ridgeway Primary Academy, South Shields
Number of posts:
Closing date:
15 Apr
Further Information
Teaching Assistant, SCP 6 £23,893 per annum working 37 hours per week term time only which equates to an actual salary of £21,080 per annum.

Permanent Contract
Ridgeway Primary Academy is a popular, inclusive 2-form entry primary school with 450 on role at the heart of a vibrant and supportive community. Our children are enthusiastic learners, supported by a staff team who bring energy and a determination to support children to be their very best. Our school motto is, ‘Proud, Unique, Ambitious’: we recognise the different strengths of our children and we help them to unlock their potential – and children and staff alike are proud of that achievement.
We are delighted to offer this opportunity to join our amazing staff as a Teaching Assistant.  We are looking for a kind, flexible and energetic Teaching Assistant to work in our school.  You will have a proven track record of successfully supporting teaching and learning in a primary setting.  In addition, you will have excellent communication skills with both adults and children, have high expectations of yourself, all children, and the school community as a whole, understand how to engage children in learning to secure good progress, never give up on children and work effectively with parents and families.
We can offer an amazing staff team to work alongside, a supportive and dynamic leadership team, a commitment to your professional development, wonderful children and supportive and committed governors and trust colleagues.
The deadline for applications is 12noon on Monday 15 April 2024. Please return completed applications to dayna.hancock@tynecoast.academy
Ridgeway Primary Academy and Tyne Coast Academy Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.  We expect all staff to share this commitment and to undergo appropriate checks including an enhanced DBS with barred list check. 
In accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023, an online search will be completed on all shortlisted applicants prior to interview. Any relevant information will be discussed further with the applicant during the interview process. 
We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer and guarantee an interview to anyone who discloses a disability where their application meets the minimum criteria for the post. 
Application packs and further information can be found on the Tyne Coast Academy Trust website https://www.tynecoast.academy/join-our-team-current-vacancies/ or by contacting Dayna Hancock, HR Administration Assistant at dayna.hancock@tynecoast.academy
The Application form can also be found saved in ‘Supporting documents’. The TCAT Privacy Notice for Job Applicants can be found on the Tyne Coast Academy Trust website.
Tyne Coast Academy Trust is the Employer, and the role is based at Ridgeway Primary Academy.
Please note
This job is closed for applications.