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Teaching Assistant - Grade 2

Teaching Assistant required at Brookside Primary School


Job Title                   Teaching Assistant

Salary                        NJC Grade 2 (scp 2 – 4 £18,516 - £19,264 full time, all year round equivalent).

Actual salary for 6.5 hours per week, term time only is £2,832 - £2,947 per annum.

Work Pattern           6.5 hours per week

Contract Type         Fixed Term initially for 1 year

Closing date            Midday Friday, 1st July 2022

Interview                   Wednesday, 6th July 2022

Required from         September 2022


Brookside Primary School is looking to appoint an enthusiastic Grade 2 Teaching Assistant into a part-time position from September 2022. 

The hours are part-time, two mornings per week (Thursday & Friday).

We are seeking candidates that:

  • Put the child’s wellbeing at the heart of all they do
  • Enjoy working 1:1 with pupils and with small pupil groups
  • Can lead small group interventions in reading and numeracy
  • Have high aspirations for the achievement of all children
  • Show a positive and enthusiastic attitude
  • Show initiative and resilience

The requirements of the role are in line with those of a Grade 2 Teaching Assistant and include:

  • Supporting pupils with their learning in all areas of the curriculum
  • Being aware of pupil barriers to learning and reporting to the teacher
  • Work with the teacher to make adaptations within lessons for individual pupils or small groups of pupils
  • Acting upon guidance provided by teachers, and other professionals & outside agencies
  • Demonstrate a good standard of written and spoken English

In return, Brookside is able to offer you:

  • A positive and friendly team environment
  • Highly motivated children
  • A school that believes in developing the whole child
  • A high level of support and professional development

Initially, the position is for one year.  There is the possibility of review and continuation into a permanent position at the end of the year.

Brookside Primary School promises to be the dynamic and creative opportunity that will allow you to develop in to the professional that you aspire to be.  The school looks forward to your application.

To apply please visit the Trust website vacancies page or email: for an application pack

Visits to the school are welcome. Please contact the office on to arrange this.

See our school website for more details about our school: 

We are a member of Equals Trust, a Primary Multi Academy Trust with 12 schools in the Rushcliffe and Gedling area.


Brookside Primary School is committed to providing a safe environment and to promoting the welfare of children and young people. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory relevant safer recruitment and DBS checks in line with our safeguarding policy. All applicants must have the right to work in the UK.