Teaching Assistant- Millfield Primary School

Tamworth, Staffordshire
Grade 3 point 4 - £18,933 per annum
06 Jan 2022
03 Feb 2022
Job Ref
TA - Grade 3 point 4
Mandy Winfield
Contract Type
Part time permanent
Working Pattern
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Permanent - five days a week – 30 hours

The Governing Body of Millfield Primary School is seeking to appoint a teaching assistant to join our hard working and dedicated staff team to support pupils in Key Stage 1.

This is an exciting time for Millfield Primary as we move forward and continue to make the necessary changes to improve our school. We are committed to making our school a centre of excellence and we are looking for a teaching assistant to join us who can help us to achieve this goal.

Our school can offer:

  • Enthusiastic positive children who have excellent behaviour for learning
  • A happy, caring environment with supportive colleagues, parents and governors
  • Opportunities for further professional development

Job description

Under the direction of teaching staff provide specific support in the care and development of pupils and the management of the classroom.

Duties include: providing support to pupils in relation to their individual abilities, providing structured support to specific work programmes, support pupils in relation to their individual needs e.g. behaviour strategies, supervise pupils in a curricular activity, contribute to curriculum planning, evaluation and implementation, co-ordinate pupils attending extra-curricular activities. Provide support to teachers within the curriculum area.

The successful candidate must:

  • Be an experienced, enthusiastic and imaginative teaching assistant who is knowledgeable about the primary curriculum (experience of the teaching of early reading – Read, Write Inc phonics – would be desirable)
  • Be able to demonstrate experience of supporting class teachers with the delivery of the curriculum and pastoral care.
  • Have high standards of English and Mathematics.
  • Have a positive attitude with excellent communication skills.
  • Have high expectations of children's achievements and behaviour.
  • Be able to demonstrate a strong ability to demonstrate their own initiative, build good relationships with pupils and establish positive behaviours for learning.

Visits to the school are encouraged and appointments to tour the school on Friday 21st January can be made through the school office.  

If you are interested in applying for this important position at our school, please complete the application form and return it to school by email to office@millfield.staffs.sch.uk by Friday 28th January at midday, along with a supporting letter detailing relevant experience and why you would be suitable for the post.

Interviews to take place on Friday 4th February 2022.


This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure & Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose all criminal convictions.

Mr. S. Kelly

Head teacher – Millfield Primary School

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