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Job title: Teaching Assistant Level 3

Salary: WPT Band 4 £24294 - £25979 (£19662 - £21026 pro-rata)

Hours: Flexible Hours up to 34 per week, term time including 5 additional days

Contract type: Permanent

Location: Ashwood Primary

To Commence: September 2024 


Who we are

We’re Wickersley Partnership Trust (WPT) - a multi-academy trust with eight primary schools, five secondary schools, one sixth form and one Central Team under our umbrella.

We’re dotted across Rotherham, South Yorkshire with one school based in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire.

At WPT, students are at the heart of everything we do, and we aim to send all children into an ever-changing world, able and qualified to play their full part in it. To give them the best educational experience possible, we recognise the importance of investing in and supporting our colleagues.

And that starts with finding the right person for the job!


Join Our Dynamic Team as a Teaching Assistant Level 3! 

Are you passionate about supporting students in their educational journey and ensuring that every child receives the guidance they need to succeed? We are seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Level 3 Teaching Assistant to join our inclusive and vibrant school community working within Ashwood Primary School.

As a Level 3 Teaching Assistant, you will play a pivotal role in providing invaluable support to both teachers and students, creating an environment where every individual can thrive and reach their full potential.

Responsibilities Include

Work with the class teacher in lesson planning to provide learning activities for individuals and groups of pupils, differentiating and adapting learning programmes to suit the needs of allocated pupils to ensure individual needs are met

  • Establish and maintain an appropriate learning environment selecting and adapting appropriate resources to facilitate agreed learning activities

  • Monitor and evaluate pupils’ performance against predetermined learning objectives, providing regular feedback to class teachers in order to evaluate pupils' learning and understanding. This may include administering and marking routine tests under the guidance of the class teachers and in line with the academy’s marking policy

  • Contribute to the development and implementation of EHCP’s including attendance at, and contribution to reviews to support pupils in response to their individual needs

  • Supervise the class during the absence of the classroom teacher delivering pre-prepared learning activities to ensure the teachers absence does not disrupt pupil’s learning

  • To support the class teacher in the organisation and management of pupils to ensure learning activities run smoothly; promoting good behaviour and dealing promptly with incidents in line with established policy encouraging pupils to take responsibility for their own behaviour

  • Assist the class teacher with pastoral care to provide a supportive learning environment for pupils where individual needs are met

  • Carry out clerical responsibilities to support the class teacher e.g. photocopying, laminating,pupil displays etc.

If you're ready to embark on a rewarding journey of nurturing young minds and making a meaningful impact in the lives of students, we invite you to apply for the position of Teaching Assistant. Together, let's inspire a love for learning and unlock the potential within every child.

Sound like you? We’d love to hear from you!

Join Our Team and Make a Difference!

If you're ready to embark on an exciting and rewarding journey in education, where you can make a real difference in the lives of young learners, we want to hear from you! Apply now and join us in shaping the future generation through compassionate support and inspiring guidance.

***Closing Date - Wednesday 1st May 2024***

For further information and to apply, please visit our recruitment website:

For more information about Wickersley Partnership Trust, including the benefits of working for us, please visit our main website:

We may hold interviews as and when applications are received, and this vacancy may be withdrawn without notice. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

To be successful in your application, you will need to demonstrate an effective and creative approach to teaching, a passion for your subject and a commitment to supporting the development of the department.

In line with our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our students, the appointment will be subject to an enhanced criminal record check and satisfactory references. Further information about the Disclosure Scheme can be found at

Please note we operate safer recruitment and do not accept CVs. All applicants must complete an application form in full**

**Please upload a supporting statement which should be no longer than two sides of A4 (this should not be a CV) clearly demonstrating:


  • Why you are applying for this position

  • How you meet the competencies of this role using examples from your current and previous experience (please refer to the documents attached to the advert)

  • Any information which you consider relevant that you have not already mentioned