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Teaching Assistant (Lark Hall Infant & Nursery Academy)

Lark Hall Infant & Nursery Academy
Tamworth, Staffordshire
£22,737 (£9,125 pro rata)
Closing date
14 Jun 2024

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Mercia Primary Academy Trust

Mercia Primary Academy Trust consists of three Academies; Lark Hall Infant & Nursery Academy, Flax Hill Junior Academy and Lakeside Primary School.

Enthusiastic and talented teaching assistant required to help pupils reach their potential and to provide support to teachers throughout the school.   The role will initially be working alongside a team of highly skilled and enthusiastic Educators.  This role is to work on a fixed term bases to support children with additional needs.


The successful candidate should be prepared to work at any of the schools within the Multi Academy Trust; however, the position is initially based at Lark Hall Infant and Nursery Academy.


All schools in the MAT have extremely high staff retention rates.

The successful applicant will:


  • support in the delivery of exciting and effective learning experiences for our children
  • demonstrate commitment to self and school improvement
  • possess good communication and interpersonal skills
  • have high expectations of achievement and behaviour
  • be able to work effectively in a team
  • be able to build positive relationships with parents 

Additional Information


This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This position is subject to a criminal records check from the Disclosure & Barring Service. Please view our policies via

Any offer of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and an enhanced DBS check. Please also note that if you are shortlisted for the role, we may conduct online searches as part of our diligence on shortlisted candidates. This may help identify any incidents or issues that have happened, and are publicly available online, which may indicate you are unsuitable to work with children, and that we may want to explore with you in or after the interview process.


Our schools are well regarded throughout our local community. The schools last Ofsted inspections were all graded ‘very good’ (Flax Hill Nov 21, Lark Hall Dec 21 & Lakeside Jun 22) under their current Head Teachers and leadership teams.


How to apply

An application form and further details can be downloaded below. Please send your completed application form, along with a covering letter, recruitment monitoring form and PEAQ directly to the Head of School, Mrs Michelle Booth.



Job start required for: September 2024


Contract type: Part Time / 17.10 hours per week / Monday - Friday / 11:50am - 3:15pm / Term Time only


Contract term: Permanent


Closing date for applications:  Friday14th June at 12 noon


Shortlisting / Interviews: Week commencing Monday 17th June 2024


Telephone: 01827 215 333



*It is an offence to apply for a role which involves engaging in regulated activity relevant to children if you have been barred from engaging in regulated activity with children.


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