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Teacher Support Assistant (The Willows Primary School)

Stoke-on-Trent City Council
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST4 7JY
Level 4 £23,151 - £24,294 pro rata
Closing date
12 Jun 2024

Job Details

Teacher Support Assistant

27.5 Hours per week - Term Time Only

Actual Salary £15,050 - £15,794 

We have a position for a TSA working 27.5 hours to start in September 2024. The post is currently located in KS1.

The Senior Leadership Team and governors are looking for a dynamic person to join our happy and committed team. The school is a large 3 form entry primary school with a good Ofsted rating.

We are looking for a person who is a motivated team player and is able to both fully engage children in their learning and make a positive contribution to all aspects of school life. The successful candidate will have the strongest commitment to the planning and delivery of quality learning experiences for our children, and will have the highest expectations of attainment, achievement and behaviour. 

We are looking for an excellent individual who:

  • is able to challenge and motivate children.
  • brings fun and enthusiasm for learning into the classroom.
  • would have high standards and aspirations for our children.

We can offer you a school which:

  • is successful, popular and well resourced;
  • has friendly, dedicated staff with high expectations, and
  • provides excellent professional development opportunities.

This post is exempt under the rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 All appointments will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of criminal records via the Criminal Records Bureau before the appointment is confirmed. The disclosure will include details of cautions, reprimands or final warnings, as well as convictions.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of our children.

Visits to the school are warmly welcome and can be arranged by calling the school on 01782 233280.

Dates available:

03/06/2024 at 2.30pm

04/06/2024 at 3.45pm

10/06/2024 at 2.30pm

11/06/2024 at 3.45pm

The closing date for applications is 12pm on 12th June 2024

The interview date is 19th June 2024


Application packs are available from the school via email. Applicants are also asked to send in a covering letter of no more than two pages in length. 

Please contact Jo Maddison –



About us

Stoke-on-Trent City Council is a unitary authority employing approximately 4,600 staff who deliver 700 services to more than 260,000 residents. Our city comprises of six towns: Burslem, Fenton, Hanley, Longton, Stoke and Tunstall. We are a city of strengths, with a proud heritage and bright future. We have undergone significant changes over the last few years. New ways of working have already transformed many service areas and we are determined to continue to develop more innovative approaches to ensure that we can maximise the benefits of transformation.

Our city

Although the 13th largest city in the UK, Stoke-on-Trent is rapidly outstripping a number of parts of the country with our economic growth and recovery.

Stoke-on-Trent is a city with a strong sense of civic pride - we’ve been voted the kindest city in the UK – and a place where you’ll receive a hugely warm welcome. We have a rich and diverse culture, steeped in our prestigious industrial heritage as the celebrated ‘world capital of ceramics’. But we don’t just want to celebrate our proud past – we firmly believe that Stoke-on-Trent’s best years are ahead of it. We are determined to raise aspirations and match them with high-quality education and health provision, as well as improved opportunities to secure fulfilling and well-paid work. Through uniting social and economic opportunities, we are maximising the full power of the city council as a secure and steadfast institution within the city.

Rewards and benefits

When you work for Stoke-on-Trent City Council you’ll be helping to improve the lives and wellbeing of our residents. We’ll provide you with support, learning opportunities and flexible working options and some amazing benefits including; a competitive salary, generous holidays, an excellent defined local authority benefit pension scheme, annual leave purchase scheme, cycle to work schemes just to name a few. We also have access to lifestyle benefits which offer a wide range of discounts such as family days out, travel, retail and many more.

Our commitment to you

Vibrancy and diversity are two of Stoke-on-Trent’s greatest assets. A city founded on creative endeavour should value and celebrate the multitude of voices, ideas and identities that shape its culture. We are committed to creating a culture which is truly inclusive, where all staff feel valued, listened to, supported and able to do their work to the best of their abilities at all times. And we must ensure that our decisions and policies nurture and empower communities across our city and do not inadvertently disadvantage groups and individuals that we want to help to thrive.

Our approach to Equality and Diversity is an invitation to all our communities to work with and for us so we can continue to improve how we deliver services residents need.

Our employee networks are inclusive, open forums for colleagues with similar lived experiences. They allow staff to meet, support and mentor each other, alongside being a voice for under-represented groups to advise and support the organisation when developing policies and services.

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