Stoke Minster C of E Primary Academy - Teacher Support Assistant

Boothen old Road, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST4 4EE
Salary: £11,134.35 to £11,815.35 (Actual)
16 Nov 2021
30 Nov 2021
Contract Type
Part time temporary
Working Pattern
Term time


Salary:  £11,134.35 to £11,815.35 (Actual)

Contract:  25 hours (Term-time only) –  temporary until 31st August

Start Date :  3rd January 2021 sooner if possible

Address :  Stoke Minster C of E Primary Academy, Boothen Old Road, Stoke on Trent, ST4 4EE


Closing date for applications:  Tuesday 30th November at 12pm.

Interviews to be held on Wednesday 1st December 2021.

Further details from: - Mrs Anne-Marie Brindley (School Business Manager) via email ( and return all completed applications to the same address

The Principal and Governing Board are seeking to appoint a highly skilled and well-motivated practitioner to join our hard working and committed team.

Teaching Support Assistant (initially) required for KS2.


The successful candidate will be:

- A high quality practitioner who sets and achieves high standards.

- A good team player with excellent communication skills and the ability to support the teacher and other staff.

Core Duties Will Be:

1. To work with the teacher to support and contribute to high quality learning experiences.

2.Participate in planning and evaluation of learning activities with the teacher, providing feedback to the teacher on pupil progress and behavior.

3.Support learning by arranging/preparing resources for lessons/activities under the direction of the teacher or in accordance to the intervention being delivered.

4.Implement planned learning activities/teaching interventions as agreed with the class teacher/ SENCo, adjusting activities according to pupils’ responses as appropriate.

5.Follow, implement and review IEPs for children with SEN.

6.Keep children’s individual work folders and records up to date i.e SEN folders and Group intervention folders.

7. To provide classroom occasional ‘short term’ cover and up to 2 days during any short-term absence as well as providing timetabled PPA/Leadership time cover each week. Work may need to be planned or adapted or it may be a structured activity/scheme, delivering any curriculum subject as required. 

8.Under the direction of the class teacher/SENCo share information about pupils with other staff, parents / carers, internal and external agencies, as appropriate.

9. To establish and build positive relationships with children, parents and carers.

10.Contribute to assessments for children by using standardised assessments.

11.Share information about pupils with other staff, parents / carers, internal and external agencies, as appropriate.

12.Work with the class staff to maintain a clean, safe and inspiring learning environment, contributing to display work both in and out of the classroom.

13.Provide immediate feedback to children both verbal and written.

14.Take responsibility for the review process and timescales for Individual Educational Plans and share these with the class teacher and SENCo.

15.Work alongside and support the work of other adults in the classroom.

16.To support the use of IT across all curriculum areas.

17.To work under the direction of the SENCo to deliver interventions  i.e Switch On, Catch Up, Nurture.

18. Select, prepare and clear away classroom materials and learning areas ensuring they are available for use before and after sessions.

19.Assist the teacher with the appropriate behaviour management and supervisory duties within the class, following the academy’s Behaviour Policy.

20.Contribute to wider academy life by attending events e.g discos, film nights, fayres, parents evenings, performances and supporting the yard duty rota.

Visits to the school are most welcome.  Should you wish to visit then please call the office on 01782 234800. 

Available dates are Wednesday 24th November and Friday 26th November after school.

Applications to be addressed to: Miss M Rizk and to be received by Tuesday 30th November 12pm.

The academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/ vulnerable adults and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  

The post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure check along with other relevant pre-employment checks.

St Chad’s Academies Trust is committed and working towards equal opportunity in employment.


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:

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