Teaching Assistant General Level 2 - Squirrel Hayes First School)

Squirrel Hayes First School, Biddulph, Stoke-on-Trent
(£18,887 - £19,264 pro-rata)
22 Jun 2022
22 Jun 2025
Contract Type
Part time temporary
Working Pattern
Term time


Springfield Road




Tel: 01782 973820

e-mail admin@squirrelhayes.staffs.sch.uk

Required for September 2022 - commencing 05.09.2022

Teaching Assistant - General Level 2 (Grade 3) - Term Time only ( 37 hrs rate) Temporary Fixed Term Contract: (Linked to Special Educational Needs funding)

05.09.2022 – 31.03.2023

(£18,887 - £19,264 pro-rata)

Position: 32.5hrs per week

(8.30am - 3.30pm - Mon - Fri)

The learners, parents, staff and governors are looking to appoint an enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join our hard working Teaching and Learning Team .We pride ourselves on our inclusive and personalised approach to learning and the exciting professional development opportunities this offers. The successful candidate will be required to work supporting a child with Special Educational Needs as part of their EHCP provision within our Year 1 / 2 class.

We are a creative and forward thinking learning community where ‘Everyone and Every Child Matters’.

(OFSTED graded as a GOOD school in September 2018)

If you are excited about the prospect of working within a proactive learning environment and are extremely hard working and believe that all learners can achieve, we want to hear from you.

We are looking for vibrant, motivating and skillful Teaching Assistant who can demonstrate:-

  • Experience of working with learners with additional needs. Ability to positively engage, enthuse and motivate learners. Ability to promote and model the highest of expectations for the standards of learning, education and behaviour. Ability to work as an effective member of a team, demonstrating flexibility and a commitment to inclusion.

We offer :

  • Well behaved and hard working learners who are keen to learn and enjoy school. A personalised and reflective approach to learning for all. A Headteacher, Governing Body and Leadership Team with a clear vision and high expectations. A dedicated and highly focused team of skilled professionals with which to work An exciting opportunity to rapidly further develop your own skills and practice.
  • A highly motivated and continuing commitment to on-going professional development.

We look forward to speaking to interested candidates, who are encouraged to call the school for an informal chat about the position on offer and/or visit the school.

This position involves engaging in regulated activity relevant to children therefore, it is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

Please see below links to the school’s Safeguarding Policy & Procedures:


Closing date – Monday 4th July 2022 (11.00am)

Short listing – Monday 4th July 2022

Interviews – Thursday 7th July 2022

To apply for this post please contact the school office for copies of the application documentation and supporting information.

All application forms should be returned directly to the school with a supporting letter detailing experience, strengths and reasons why you should be short-listed.

"This Authority/school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment"

This position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Further details regarding this check are available from schools or by visiting www.crb.gov.uk

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