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Teaching assistant - grade 4

Job Title                     Teaching Assistant

Salary                         NJC Grade 4  - scp 8-14, (£20,852 - £23,484 full time, all year round equivalent. Actual salary for part time and term time only is £13,495-£15,198 per annum.)

Work Pattern             27.5 hours per week

Contract Type           Fixed Term initially for 1 year

Closing date              Midday Monday 16th May 2022

Interviews                  Monday 23rd 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, who is happy and confident to work across the school. Our school is set in a village location and we are a 1.5 form entry school with currently 305 pupils on role.

The role of a Teaching Assistant at Burton Joyce Primary is busy and varied - it may be based in a class supporting the teacher, providing group interventions and/or supporting individual pupils with specific needs. It will include PPA cover.

The post is initially for one year, with the potential to extend. The successful candidate will have the benefit of joining an established and enthusiastic staff team, all of whom are experienced, highly skilled and very supportive of each other. We are proud of our warm and friendly ethos, and our high expectations for all our children. The Teaching Assistant needs to be positive, able to use their initiative and have an empathetic nurturing approach, in sympathy with our ethos. We are a member of Equals Trust a Primary Multi Academy Trust with 12 schools in the Rushcliffe and Gedling area.

We can offer the successful candidate:

  • A very positive and friendly ethos.
  • A strong and supportive team ethic.
  • A high level of professional development including Trust-wide opportunities
  • Highly motivated children
  • A supportive community environment

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.