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KS2 Teaching Assistant L2, Temporary for 1 year

109 Ross Walk, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE4 5HH
Abbey Mead Primary Academy
Term Time
30th November 2021
Start Date
4th January 2022
13th December 2021 10:05 AM
Contract Term
Fixed term contract
Job ID
Start date
4th January 2022
  • Contract type: Fixed term contract
  • Contract length: 1 year
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1193997

We are looking for an excellent Teaching Assistant to join Abbey Mead Primary Academy, which is part of The Mead Educational Trust. This is an exciting opportunities for a strong candidate to join our dedicated and talented KS2 support team. The role is varied and will include offering general classroom support, 1:1 pupil support, pastoral care and contributing to the development of a positive whole school ethos and vision.

We are looking for adaptable, flexible and resourceful individuals with excellent communication and written skills with high expectations of learning and behaviour.

Temporary 1-year contract – 27.5 hours per week – term time only

We are looking for:

• An enthusiastic and energetic Teaching Assistant based in KS2 to work either on a 1:1 basis or with pupils in small groups to undertake interventions specifically designed to close gaps in attainment.

• A demonstrable commitment to ensuring all children make excellent progress.

• Individuals who can demonstrate care and compassion for our pupils and their families.

• Team players who can develop excellent relationships across our school community.

We can offer you:

• An opportunity to work in a school with high academic expectations.

• An opportunity to work with children who are enthusiastic and motivated to learn.

• A school based in a part of the city with a distinct and vibrant cultural identity.

• A dedicated and professional staff to support you.

• An excellent professional network across The Mead Educational Trust.


• GCSE English and Maths at grade C or above (desirable).

• Previous teaching assistant or learning support experience.

• A proven ability to work on their own initiative.

• A high level of communication skills and the ability to relate positively to children and adults.

• The ability to use relevant technology/equipment.

• A proactive attitude.

• A commitment to the happiness well-being, self-esteem and progress of everyone at the school.

Closing date: 13th December 2021

Interviews: 16th December 2021


Safeguarding Statement:

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Applicants will be required to undertake pre-employment checks, such as an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check. Applicants who will be undertaking early and/or later years childcare (or the management of such childcare) will be required to complete a declaration that neither they, nor anyone who lives in the same household, is a disqualified person under the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2009.
Abbey Mead Primary Academy

Abbey Mead Primary Academy

Part of The Mead Educational Trust

The Mead Educational Trust