Teaching Assistant - Leasowes Primary School

Porlock Avenue, Weeping Cross, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST17 0HT
Actual Salary £6768.69 per annum
29 Sep 2021
15 Oct 2021
Contract Type
Part time temporary
Working Pattern
Term time

The South East Stafford Academy Trust

c/o Leasowes Primary School

Porlock Avenue

Weeping Cross


Tel:  01785 337370

Email:  bursar@leasowes.staffs.sch.uk

Headteacher:  Mrs Gemma Bettany

Grade 4 point 5 - £19312 pro rata - Actual salary 6768.69 per annum


Required for November 2021


One Part-Time Teaching Assistant (15 hours per week, term time only)


The South East Stafford Academy Trust has a vacancy for one part-time, term time only Teaching Assistant initially on a temporary contract, commencing 1 November 2021 to 21 July 2022, with the potential to become permanent.  This post will be based at Leasowes Primary School.


Leasowes Primary is recognised as an outstanding school by Ofsted and is part of an exciting venture, alongside Barnfields Primary School, as part of the South East Stafford Academy Trust.   Leasowes is a large, extremely successful school, committed to fostering a lifelong love of learning.  We strive for every child to reach their full potential and develop strong values that enable them to grow and thrive in our ever changing society. 


We are seeking an outstanding Teaching Assistant who has a passion for supporting teaching and learning in an enthusiastic and inspirational manner.  We wish to appoint a Teaching Assistant who is committed to providing the very best outcomes for children, who has the drive to continually improve and evolve their practice and go above and beyond to impact our school. 


We are looking for candidates that can demonstrate:

•           Strong literacy and maths skills

•           Flexibility to work with all age groups

•           Excellent organisational skills

•           Excellent communication skills

•           A kind, caring and nurturing approach to the children

•           A high standard of professional conduct

•           The ability to work effectively under the guidance of the teacher

•           The willingness to take part in all aspects of school life


Leasowes is able to offer a supportive community of parents and Governors, delightful children who are willing to learn, a thriving working environment and a robust programme of continuing professional development. It is essential that candidates wholeheartedly believe in and embrace our school values, as they form the core foundations of everything we achieve at Leasowes.


Unfortunately, we are unable to accommodate visits to the school at this time. 

Closing date: Friday 15th October at 12.00 noon.

Interviews& Tasks will be held on Wednesday 20th and Thursday 21st October 2021.


SESAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


This position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. This role will entail working in regulated activity. Further details regarding this check are available from schools or by visiting https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/disclosure-and-barring-service

It is also subject to an overseas check where necessary.



SESAT is committed to adhering to General Data Protection Regulations.

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