Brookside Primary School is a happy, thriving school in the Oadby and Wigston area of Leicestershire, situated on the same campus as Manor High School. We pride ourselves on the close links with the local community. Brookside has a real family feel and everyone who visits comments the positive vibe that flows throughout the school.

We are immensely proud of our multi-cultural school: This brings an enormous richness of culture and diversity which we make every effort to celebrate and integrate into our annual school calendar.

We are located at the edge of Leicester, adjoining open countryside, giving us delightful views of the open fields from out play areas yet able to access the cultural attractions of the city. We have three hard play areas, plus an adventure playground and a wild forest school area. We also have on site our very own indoor heated swimming pool alongside a palatial sports field.

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  • Job Title

    Teaching Assistant

  • Location

    Leicester, Leicestershire

  • Posted

    16th February 2024

  • Salary

    £13,703 - £13,932 per annum

  • Hours

    Part Time, Term Time

  • Description

    Teaching Assistant Temporary Contract required as soon as possible until 12th July 2024 (There may be a possibility to renew the contract if funding is secured for the next academ ...

About Us

All faiths are welcomed into the school and celebration days help everyone to gain a deeper understanding and experience of other beliefs.  The ethos within school is warm and is enhanced by our very positive behaviour management policy.  Behaviour is very good.  

We have a wide range of ethnicities in our school and we also provide a range of daytime classes for parents to enable them to support their children as effectively as possible and increase their own skills at the same time.  

All the schools in Oadby, Thurnby and Houghton Development Group work very closely together to provide support and development for everyone within our schools, enduring that we remain at the forefront of current educational practice.  

This is a happy, cohesive and aspirational school and we are looking for a talented and creative teacher to join our team and help us to continue the development of our school.  

Brookside Primary are part of the OAK Trust along with: Woodland Grange, Overdale Junior, Overdale Infant and Manor High School.


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Staff Benefits

In addition to free onsite parking, we offer all employees;

  • Lifestyle Savings – Access a huge range of savings across the UK’s major retailers
  • Home and Electronics – Spread the cost of thousands of technology and home appliances shipped by Currys and John Lewis & Partners
  • Cycle to Work – Save up to 43%* on the latest bikes and accessories for your commute to work (savings are realised through a salary sacrifice arrangement. Excluding disposal fee. Figures are a guide only and dependent on personal situation).
  • Gym Membership – Get healthy and spread the cost at a choice of over 3,000 gyms
  • Health Cash Plan - Spread the cost of your everyday healthcare. Claim cash back when you visit the dentist or optician, plus much more
  • Eye Test Vouchers – Eligible staff are able to receive a free eye test every 2 years at their local Specsavers
  • Physiotherapy – Access to online advice and exercise programmes
  • Counselling & Wellbeing Support - Access to a Wellbeing Resource Library
  • Weight Management Support – Access to personal trainer support, links to health apps and gym challenges
  • Menopause Support – Support from qualified nurses who specialise in supporting employees regarding menopause
  • GP Phone & Video Consultation – Accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Cancer & Nurse Support Service – Receive guidance and support from qualified nurses

OAK Multi-Academy Trust

A partnership of schools in Leicestershire and Leicester city.

We are part of OAK Multi-Academy Trust, a partnership of schools in Leicestershire and Leicester city.

OAK Trust is committed to providing an inspirational education which allows all our pupils to realise their full potential as learners and citizens through excellent teaching, learning and development of the whole child.

To find out more about the trust and browse current live vacancies, please click here 

Living and Working in Leicestershire

In the Heart of England - Residents of Leicestershire enjoy the best of everything

From refreshing and beautiful countryside and personable market towns to vibrant city living, Leicestershire offers a distinctive and high quality of life that will suit all lifestyles

Leicestershire is a beautiful county at the heart of England, within the developing National Forest. It is a county where you can discover completely unspoilt villages and market towns, open countryside and panoramic views with rocky summits and secluded valleys.

Leicestershire has a wide variety of attractions including Bosworth Battlefield, where the course of English history changed dramatically, Snibston Discovery Park, which recalls our industrial past, and the National Space Centre.

Loughborough, in the north of the County is at the forefront of Information Technology and Loughborough University is also the national headquarters for many sports in the UK. A number of Olympic teams will be training at Loughborough University in preparation for the 2012 Games in London, including, among others, the British Swimming Team, the British Triathlon Team, the elite British Athletes and the English Women’s Football Team.

The jet engine was invented in Lutterworth, in the south of the County, while Hinckley in the west was where the hosiery and footwear industries evolved. Ashby-de-la-Zouch, in the north-west, and Market Harborough, in the south-east, are two very attractive, historical market towns. Melton Mowbray, in the north-east, is a rural market town famous for the pork pie and for Stilton cheese.

Cosmopolitan and cultured, historic but futuristic, Leicester in the centre of the County is nothing if not varied, with its strong cultural diversity, excellent entertainment, night-life and restaurants. The newly re-developed centre of the City offers a wide range of shopping opportunities, from the largest permanent outdoor market in Europe to the extensive Highcross shopping centre.

Leicestershire is well served by many transportation networks. Four motorways (M1, M69, M42 and M6) run through the County, and there are regular trains to London, Nottingham, Birmingham and the North. For international travel East Midlands Airport is located in the north of the County, and Birmingham Airport is also easily accessible

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