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Teaching Assistant - Grade 3

Teaching Assistant required at Brookside Primary School


Job Title                   Teaching Assistant

Salary                        NJC Grade 3 (scp 5 – 7, £15,029 - £15,636 per annum.  This is the actual salary for part time, term time only).

Work Pattern           32.5 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 3 Teaching Assistant from September 2022. 

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.

We are seeking candidates that:

  • Put the child’s wellbeing at the heart of all they do
  • Enjoy working 1:1 with pupils
  • Have initiative and can modify the learning of individuals with SEN
  • 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 3 Teaching Assistant and include:

  • Supporting SEN 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 with SEN
  • 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


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.