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Teaching assistant - grade 2

Job Title                     Teaching Assistant

Salary                         NJC Grade 2 scp 2-4, (£18,516 - £19,264 full time, all year round equivalent. Actual salary for 27.5 hours per week, term time only is £11,983-£12,467 per annum).

Work Pattern             27.5 hours per week

Contract Type           Fixed Term initially for 1 year

Closing date              Midday Monday 16th May 2022

Interview                    Tuesday 24th May 2022

Required from           September 2022


Can you motivate children and inspire a love of learning?

Burton Joyce Primary School is looking to appoint a highly motivated and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join our happy and supportive team.

The role will involve supporting the 1:1 pupil both in and outside the classroom.  You would be working closely with class teachers and our SEND Coordinator to support learning for the individual pupil and with small group interventions in reading and numeracy. Although experience in desirable, the job could also suit a candidate willing to learn.

The post is initially for one year but with the potential to extend. The successful candidate will have the benefit of joining an established, enthusiastic and highly skilled staff team. Burton Joyce Primary is a 1.5 form entry village primary school with a warm and friendly ethos. We have high expectations for all our children and work alongside outside professionals to support the provision for our SEND pupils.

We are looking for candidates who:

  • Enjoy working 1:1 with pupils and put the child’s wellbeing at the heart of all they do
  • Can lead small group interventions in reading and numeracy
  • Experience of working with children who have SEND is an advantage
  • Have high aspirations for the achievement of our children
  • Show a positive, enthusiastic and flexible attitude
  • Show initiative and resilience
  • Work with the teacher to make adaptations within lessons for the 1:1 pupil (training given)
  • Demonstrate a good standard of written and spoken English


We can offer the successful candidate:

  • A high level of professional development including Trust-wide opportunities
  • Highly motivated children
  • A supportive community environment and opportunity to work with outside professionals to ensure correct provision for individual children
  • A positive and friendly ethos
  • A strong and supportive team ethic that allows flexibility around working with specific children

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

Visits to the school are welcome. Please contact the office on to arrange this. See our school website for more details about our school: and the Trust website here:

Burton Joyce 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.