Back to jobs
Monkwood Primary logo

Teaching Assistant Level 2

Job description


Job title: Teaching Assistant Level 2

Salary: WPT Band 3 £23114 - £23894 (£18707 - £19338)

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

Contract type: Permanent

Location: Woodland View Centre


 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! 

Are you passionate about shaping young minds and creating an inspiring learning environment? Do you thrive on the excitement of supporting students to reach their full potential? If so, we want YOU to be a part of our vibrant educational community! As a Teaching Assistant, you'll be at the heart of our classroom, working hand-in-hand with our dedicated teachers to craft enriching learning experiences for our students. Your role will be diverse and engaging, encompassing a range of responsibilities designed to ignite curiosity and foster academic growth


 Responsibilities Include: 

  • Experience of supporting pupils with special educational needs.

  • A passion to support pupils to achieve their fullest potential

  • The skills to place pupil learning at the centre of all your practice.

  • The ability to reflect on and assess a child’s progress and celebrate in their success.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to enthuse and motivate others.

  • The ability to set appropriate and challenging targets for yourself and others.

  • A commitment to partnership between staff, parents and pupils.

  • An ability to make and take decisions both individually and as part of a team.

  • Assisting the class teacher in delivering engaging learning activities, using proven strategies to support pupils in achieving their learning goals.

  • Maintaining meticulous records to ensure accurate documentation of student progress and other administrative tasks to support classroom operations.

  • Assisting in pastoral care and implementing individual education plans (EHCPs), ensuring every student receives the support they need to thrive academically and emotionally.

  • Supporting the class teacher with clerical duties, from photocopying to creating engaging pupil displays, contributing to the smooth running of the classroom.

 ***Closing date: Noon, Friday 12th July 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