Teaching Assistant (EYFS/Yr1 and named child support)

Pay:  Scale 2 Point 3 or 4 term time only (£20,835 – £21,210 Pro Rata) (Scale 3 may be considered depending on experience)

Start date: 20th April 2020 (or earlier if possible) – 31st August 2020 (possibility of extension for the right person)

Hours:  8.30am – 4.00pm, Monday – Friday term time only

Pay:  Scale 2, Point 3 or 4 (£20,835 – £21,210 Pro Rata) depending on experience


Closing Date: 7th February 2020 at 12 noon

 Are you passionate about learning?  Can you inspire our children?

Can you make a difference?  

If the answer is ‘yes’, join our vibrant team of dedicated professionals who are committed to ensuring EVERY child succeeds.

 We have the opportunity to grow our team and are looking for an energetic and highly motivated teaching assistant to work in the Early Years/Year 1 focusing on both whole class and individual support.

Our ideal candidate will be committed to ensuring all children enjoy and succeed at school and is focused on nurturing highly effectively learners.

If you are looking for an exciting and inspiring challenge in a calm, supportive and welcoming school, we will offer you:

  • A highly competitive salary
  • A new and exciting school building with a positive working environment
  • Children who are polite and well-behaved
  • Staff who are supportive and love to laugh
  • A strong network of partner schools providing valuable support to staff
  • And very importantly – free tea, coffee and milk to quench your thirst each day!

If you have the skills, experience and drive to be successful in this role, please download the application pack and form and submit your application to us by 12 noon on Friday 7th February 2020.

Kindly note that only applications made on BPET application forms will be accepted.

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 11th February 2020 at Watling Park School.

Please contact the school office if you would like to visit our wonderful school so a time can be arranged.  Telephone calls, questions and emails are encouraged.

 For more information please email our Office Manager (Alison Knight):                A.Knight@watlingparkschool.org.uk


The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments are subject to satisfactory references, pre-employment and clear DBS checks. Watling Park School will welcome a diverse population of both children and staff and is committed to promoting and developing equality of opportunity in all its functions.