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Willingham Primary School

Level 2 Teaching Assistant

22.5 hours per week - Level 2 Teaching Assistant

Required for January 2022.

Willingham Primary School is committed to safeguarding children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are conditional, and subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Start date:   January 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter
Post:   8.30am to 1.15pm (22.5 hours per week) Monday to Friday Term Time
Salary:   Level 2 - Point 5 to 6 (£19,312 to £19,699 pro rata)

Willingham Primary School is seeking to appoint a dedicated, enthusiastic and motivated teaching assistant to start in January 2022. This post will suit somebody who has had previous experience in this type of role.

You will be a valuable member of the team working with the class teachers to support the children both in the class and during the lunch period. The successful applicant will need enthusiasm, patience and be caring and understanding.

We are looking for a person who:

  • Has experience in working with children
  • Has high expectations of self and others
  • Loves to work with children and have an impact on their learning
  • Has a good knowledge of child development, the primary curriculum and how children learn
  • Is reliable, hardworking and prepared to go the ‘extra mile’ for our children
  • Wants to be part of a professional and committed staff team
  • Is enthusiastic, flexible and willing to contribute to the vibrant life of our school
  • Wants to take part in training and on-going professional development

We can offer:

  • On-going staff training and opportunities for professional development
  • Wonderful children who want to learn
  • A friendly and supportive staff team

Application form, job description and person specification are available from the school office or from the school website under the ‘Staff’ tab.

Candidates should enclose a letter of application stating how they meet the person specification, with their fully completed application form.  We are unable to accept CV’s.  Visits to the school are welcomed; please contact the school office to arrange this 01954 283030 or email

Closing date for applications:  Midday Wednesday 8th December 2021
Shortlisting:  Wednesday 8th December 2021
Interviews:   Monday 13th December 2021