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Teaching and Learning Assistant

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Brockley Primary School, Chesterfield
Salary details
Grade 7 Actual Salary £8,664.00 - £9,328.08 per annum (£24,958 - £26,871 per annum FTE)
Job term
Part Time
Appointment type
Fixed Term - Due to pupil numbers until the end of December 2024
15 hours per week, 39 weeks per year
Closing Date
14 April 2024


Due to unexpected circumstances Brockley Primary School wishes to appoint a talented, dynamic and creative Teaching and Learning Assistant to join the team from April 2024 (or as soon as possible after this date). The successful candidate will join an experienced, happy and supportive staff committed to ensuring that our children reach their full potential.

We’re looking for someone who will: 

  • Engage and motivate pupils.
  • Support the emotional well-being of our children and ensure they have a sense of belonging.
  • Improve the quality of pupils’ learning.
  • Work as part of a team to support all children.
  • Demonstrate empathy with and an appreciation of the needs of pupils.
  • Be committed to making a real difference to the lives of young people with special educational needs and their families / carers

The role will involve: 

  • Supporting the SEMH of our children.
  • Supporting children with their learning.
  • Supporting with curriculum subjects.

The Teaching and Learning Assistant may take responsibility for planning or leading regular groups/sessions, agreed between the TA and teacher, and supported by the Headteacher

In return we offer:

  • A happy working environment.
  • A supportive school where everyone is valued and cared for.
  • Opportunities to develop professionally.
  • A school dedicated to caring for staff wellbeing. 

The hours of work will be Monday to Friday 9.00am until 12 Noon.

Visits to the school are welcomed and should be arranged by phoning 01246 823344 to make an appointment with the School Business Manager, Mrs Jayne Saxton.

Provisional Interview Date: Week commencing 22 April 2024

Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided. Click here to see our policy on criminal background checks.