Teaching Assistant with 1:1 Support - Barnfields Primary School

Lansdowne Way, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST17 4RD
£19,312 pro rata
31 Mar 2021
30 Apr 2021
School Office
Contract Type
Part time temporary
Working Pattern
Term time

The South East Stafford Academy Trust

c/o Barnfields Primary School

Lansdowne Way


ST17 4RD

Email: headteacher@barnfields.staffs.sch.uk

Headteacher: Mr Graham Ball

Grade 4 point 5- £19,312      Actual: £13,537


To start 1 September 2021


One part-time Teaching Assistant (30 hours per week, term time only)


At Barnfields we have high expectations of all our children, both academically and socially.  Through attaining their best academic achievement, alongside developing values of Respect, Responsibility, Reflection, Resilience and Positivity, our children gain confidence, enjoy challenges, solve problems and are able to make informed choices.  Our school motto is ‘Believe and Achieve’ and the children actively strive towards this in all they do.

We are seeking to appoint an outstanding Level 2 Teaching Assistant to start 1 September 2021, subject to pre-employment clearance. The successful candidate will support children and young people to achieve their potential by overcoming their barriers to learning.  The role will have a particular focus on supporting a child with an Education and Healthcare Support Plan, enabling them to access the curriculum individually and alongside their peers but will also involve working within the year group supporting the class teachers and other children.

The role will require the successful candidate to demonstrate:

  • Strong literacy and numeracy skills
  • Flexibility to work with all year groups
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • A kind, caring and nurturing approach to the children
  • A high standard of professional conduct
  • The ability to work effectively under the guidance of the teacher
  • The willingness to take part in all aspects of school life

In return, we can offer motivated pupils who enjoy coming to school, are well-behaved and who have outstanding attitudes towards their learning. A dedicated, hardworking and highly professional team of teaching and support staff, a supportive, well-organised and committed governing body. We are proud to have parents who value the school and are partners in their children’s learning and have strong community links

To apply for this post, download the application pack below in the ‘Available Documents’ section.


SESAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects 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 https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/disclosure-and-barring-service.

It is also subject to, where applicable, an overseas check on staff who have lived or worked overseas for a period of 3 months or more

SESAT is committed to adhering to General Data Protection Regulations implemented in May 2018.


Applications should be emailed to headteacher@barnfields.staffs.sch.uk

To arrange a visit to the school please contact the school on 01785 337320

Closing date for applications – Friday 30 April

Interviews – Friday 7 May

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