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Teaching Assistant Level 2

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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

Number of positions: 4

Location: Clifton Community School


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:

  • Creating and maintaining a dynamic learning environment aligned with lesson plans, ensuring resources are readily available and the space is conducive to effective learning, whilst adhering to health and safety regulations.

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

  • Providing structured support to individuals and small groups, ensuring every student comprehends the material and stays on track with their learning journey.

  • Monitoring student progress and accurately reporting achievements and challenges, offering detailed feedback to facilitate targeted support and intervention where necessary.

  • Promoting positive behaviour and swiftly addressing any incidents, empowering students to take ownership of their conduct and contribute to a harmonious learning environment.

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

  • Administering and marking routine tests in accordance with school policies, assisting in the assessment process to gauge student understanding and development.

  • 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.

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!


***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 education, 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