Teacher Support Assistant (Nursery)

Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
£18,426 - £19,554
01 Oct 2021
18 Oct 2021
Contract Type
Working Pattern
Term time

Miss N Clark, Academy Manager

St Joseph’s Catholic Academy

Mobberley Road


Stoke on Trent


01782 235393



St Joseph’s Catholic Academy is seeking a hardworking, dedicated Teacher Support Assistant to work in our Nursery class.  The successful applicant will work under the direction of the Nursery Class Teacher and alongside an Early Years Assistant to provide high quality learning and care to children in our Nursery class. 

St Joseph’s has a strong community feel and is committed to continual improvement and encouraging and enabling every child to succeed.  We offer an experienced staff team and friendly, well behaved children who love learning.  Duties are as follows:

  1. To support the teacher in the planning and delivery of learning activities.
  1. To help pupils to develop literacy and numeracy skills


  1. To contribute to the creating of an attractive/stimulating, safe/secure class/school environment through display and classroom organisation.
  1. To help with the maintenance of classroom records
  1. To support the teacher in the evaluation of the learning activities
  1. To support the maintenance of positive links between home and school by making parents feel welcome and develop links with other agencies.
  1. To help with the care and support of pupils individually and in groups.
  1. To maintain a safe environment for children, other staff and visitors so far as it is possible.
  1. To be aware of, and maintain, specific school policies, which relate to pupils in the classroom, ie; behaviour, equal opportunities and marking where applicable.
  1. Any other duties commensurate with the level of the post.
  1. Numeracy and Literacy will be a requirement of the job.

This position is permanent, term time only for 32.5 hours per week (Monday – Friday)  

Actual salary- £14,474.00 per annum

Applicants are encouraged to visit the school.  Please email stjoseph@sjnewman.co.uk to arrange a visit, and to request an application pack.

St Joseph’s Catholic Academy is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people and expects all its employees to share this commitment.

The post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and the successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced check by the Criminal Records Bureau.

To comply with Asylum and Immigration legislation you will be required (if appointed) to provide one or more documents from the Immigration Act 2006 - List A and B. You must provide proof of current and valid permission to be in the United Kingdom and valid permission to do the type of work offered. Further information is available at: www.bia.homeoffice.gov.uk/employers/

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