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Level 1 or 2 Teaching Assistant

Post: Teaching Assistant to provide class, group and 1:1 support for pupils in KS2.

Start date: As soon as possible


Pay: Level 1: NJC Pay Scale 1-2     Level 2: NJC Pay Scale 3-4

Hours: 13.25 hours (initially) - 1 morning / 4 afternoons. Additional hours for lunchtime duties are also available.

Contract Type: Named Child


Closing Date:  30.09.2023


Applications will be considered on receipt and interviews conducted accordingly. The vacancy will close on appointment of a suitable candidate.


The team at Laburnum Primary School are seeking an enthusiastic, committed and learning focussed teaching assistant, to join us and provide learning support in class, including for pupils with SEND (as directed by the Class Teacher).

Would you like to work in a values based school where positive relationships are prioritised and the personal development and well-being of our staff and pupils is equally as important as academic achievement? In a forward thinking school, where professional development is a priority and decisions are made based on evidence and their potential to impact on the quality of education?

School Mission - CARE: Challenge – Achieve – Respect - Effort

At Laburnum we challenge all learners to work hard and achieve as individuals across a broad and engaging curriculum, where learning is at the heart of all we do. Our children are nurtured to show respect for themselves, others and the wider community by developing positive relationships built on our school values.

We are seeking the right person to join our team. We commit to providing the successful candidates with relevant professional development, a well-resourced school and a fantastic staff team, who go the extra mile to support each other and our learners. 

Applications are welcomed from candidates with a relevant Level 2 qualification, or who have experience in an education setting and would be willing to undertake a Level 2 qualification.

Visits to the school are encouraged.


Further information, an application form and job descriptions can be found on our website To arrange a visit, please contact the school office on 01767 680691 or

Applicants should apply by completing the application form and writing a short covering letter explaining how they meet the requirements of the person specification.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and an enhanced DBS check will be undertaken on all applicants.

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