Teaching Assistant Outwood Primary Academy Park Hill, Wakefield

£11,654 to £11,887
Grade 3
Contract type
Working patterns
Part time
27.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday, term time only
Start date
September 2020
Temporary position
02 July 2021

In line with the Government’s announcement, our academy is closed until further notice. However, we are still busily planning ahead for the forthcoming academic year and are excited about welcoming new recruits to come and join us. In place of academy based interviews, we have set up systems to ensure that alternative options are still available via skype/video conferencing wherever possible. Every effort will be made to try and accommodate any specific requirements so that no-one is at a disadvantage. Understandably, visits to the school are not possible at present, however we are really keen to ensure that you have as much information to proceed with your application as possible, so if you would like a conversation about either the academy or the position please contact Lorraine Andrew on l.andrew@outwood.com who will be happy to assist.

Outwood Primary Academy Park Hill is seeking a Teaching Assistant to support learning with individuals or small groups of pupils under the direction of teaching staff. The role of Teaching Assistant across our Academy is to promote the learning and welfare of pupils by providing practical and learning support to children, including those with statements of special educational needs, under the direction of the class teacher.

When completing your application, please give due regard to the attached Job Description and Person Specification. Please note that all of the essential criteria listed on the Person Specification will be used to shortlist candidates for interview. If you do not demonstrate and or / evidence that you meet all of the essential criteria, you will not be selected for interview.

At Outwood Primary Academy Park Hill, we pride ourself on delivering a high standard of education within a safe, caring and positive environment where, irrespective of their starting points, all children make progress and achieve their full potential. Weaved into the very fabric of the academy are the values of mutual respect and tolerance. Our school is an important part of the community, in which we have a dedicated staff team that are committed to providing the very best possible education for all of our children. By working together with children, parents and carers, we aim to provide a school career full of memorable and worthwhile experiences, that will enable our children to be both ‘secondary ready’ and lifelong learners.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students. All offers of employment will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Please note that there is currently a job evaluation exercise being undertaken across the Trust. The salary advertised for this post is therefore subject to job evaluation and may change.

We reserve the right to close advertisements early. Advertisements will therefore close at 12 noon, either on the advertised closing date, or the day the decision has been taken to close the advertisement early.

Please note that the interview date may change depending on the changing demands of COVID-19. All applicants will be updated accordingly should this date change.



Outwood Primary Academy Park Hill

Irwin Crescent, Wakefield, WF1 4QY

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01924 303655
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