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Teaching Assistants/Learning Support Assistants - Full-time/Part-time - Special Needs Position

Swalecliffe Community Primary School, Swalecliffe

  • Ref:KCC886-2643-105S
  • Posted:20/09/2019
  • Pay:KR3
  • Start Date:Various, three asap
  • App Close Date:30/09/2019 at 12:00
  • Interviews:Thursday 3rd October am


We are seeking a number of full-time Teaching Assistants/Learning Support Assistants to join our hard working, committed team. The posts also involve a lunchtime supervision role.

Post A) A part time 5 mornings a week post working with a Year 5 child starting in October

Post B) A full time post working with Year 4 children, from October to February (possibly longer)

Post C) A full time post working with a Year 3 child.

Post D) A full time KS1 post starting later in the school year to cover a maternity leave.

Post E) We also have a TA relief bank...see bottom of this advert for details.

We are looking for suitably qualified and experienced staff. Could this be you?

The successful candidates will be expected to:

  • Have relevant qualifications or experience.
  • NVQ level 3 or equivalent standard in English and Maths.
  • Be strong communicators who enjoys building relationships with children, parents and carers.
  • Support the child first, pupil second ethos which underpins our school.
  • Be good team players, flexible and prepared to use their initiative.
  • Be committed to their own professional development.
  • Be someone who enjoys working with children and is fun to work with!
  • Be imaginative, creative, very energetic and prepared to work outside, whatever the weather!

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and an offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory DBS check.


e) The relief bank appointments are for a zero hours contract where work will be offered as and when relief support is required. We anticipate that this will mean working most weeks as we have a large number of Teaching Assistants who we may need to cover. We are offering the opportunity to work in a very supportive atmosphere, and learn from a whole range of different experiences, age groups and roles, as you will be covering across the school from Reception to Year 6, which will be excellent for your future CV, which, who knows, might be for a regular role at Swalecliffe.


The hours will be either be:

All day) 08:30 to 15:15 includes a 15 minute break and 30 minutes for lunch,  

Mornings) 08:30 to 13:00  includes a 15 minute break  or

Afternoons) 12:30 to 15:15

depending on the role or cover role.



Information about the school

Swalecliffe is a large, friendly school with 620 pupils. It was judged to have remained Good by Ofsted in January 2018. We have a fantastic location by the sea and a terrific school site. Our ethos is 'Child first: Pupil second' with a warm, supportive atmosphere where we all work together to ensure every child achieves their full potential. We always look for staff who will bring their passion for learning, flexibility and humour to join our dynamic and extremely hardworking team.

Job Contact Information

Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.