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Teaching and Learning Assistant (Holden Lane Primary School)

Stoke-on-Trent City Council
Holden Lane Primary School, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST1 6JS
Level 4 £23,151- £24,294 pro rata
Closing date
24 Jun 2024

Job Details


Teaching and Learning Assistant

32.5 hrs - 8.45am to 3.45pm, term time only

The Governors are seeking to appoint an inspirational, creative, enthusiastic, highly skilled and well-motivated Teaching and Learning Assistant to join our hardworking and committed team.

  1. Provide learning activities for individuals and groups of pupils under the professional direction and supervision of a qualified teacher.
  2. Assess, record and report on development, progress and attainment.
  3. Monitor and record pupil responses and learning achievements.
  4. Plan and evaluate specialist learning activities with the teacher, writing reports and records as required.
  5. Select and adapt appropriate resources/methods to facilitate agreed learning activities.
  6. Support pupils in social and emotional well-being.
  7. Be responsible for the preparation, maintenance and control of stocks of materials and resources
  8. Escort and supervise pupils on educational and out of school activities
  9. Prepare and present displays
  10. Supervise individuals and groups of pupils throughout the day, including supervision in the classroom, playground and dining areas
  11. To assist the SENCO and be involved in planning, organising and implementing individual development plans for pupils.
  12. To provide classroom cover of up to 3 days during any short-term absence.


In return we can offer:

  1. A whole school community committed to high standards and continual school improvement.
  2. Happy, enthusiastic children who enjoy school.
  3. A dedicated, friendly and supportive staff.
  4. Excellent CPD opportunities.

Visits to the school are encouraged and warmly welcomed. Application packs are available by emailing

Closing Date:  Monday 24th June 2024

Holden Lane Primary is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Candidates are vetted thoroughly and appointments are subject to identity checks, DBS clearance and the production of satisfactory references.  Candidates will be asked about their commitment to safeguarding children at interview.


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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