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Teaching Assistant

Welton Primary School
Midsomer Norton, Bath and NE Somerset
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
Part Time
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
3rd May 2024 11:59 PM
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
Job ID
Job Reference
Start Date
As Soon As Possible
  • Contract Type :Fixed term contract
  • Contract Length: Until 31-08-2024
  • Job ID: 1415305

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the team at Welton Primary School. We are looking for a part time teaching assistant (20hours/week) to work across our classes within the classroom and delivering interventions.


Job Description: Teaching Assistant – Grade 3

Grade: 3 Responsible to: Headteacher

Hours of Work: 21.5 hours per week

Job Purpose

To work under the instruction/guidance of teaching/senior staff to undertake work/care/ support programmes, to enable access to learning for pupils and to assist the teacher in the management of pupils and the classroom. Work may be carried out in the classroom or outside the main teaching area.

You will be

  • Passionate about helping children to achieve their potential
  • Able to scaffold and adapt the National Curriculum within lessons to provide support and challenge
  • Able to plan and run interventions to support children's learning
  • Supportive of our behaviour policy 
  • A hard working team player who will uphold our school's vision of ‘Achieving Excellence for Ourselves and Others’.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

  • Support for Pupils
  • Attend to the pupils’ personal needs, and implement related personal programmes, including social, health, physical, hygiene, and first aid and welfare matters, as appropriate.
  • Supervise and support pupils ensuring their safety and access to learning.
  • Assist with the development of student profiles and target action plans
  • Develop a good knowledge of pupils’ individual special educational needs and implement appropriate strategies as outlined on the students’ support plans.
  • Establish constructive relationships with pupils, act as a role model, and interact with them according to individual needs.
  • Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils.
  • Encourage pupils to interact with others and engage in activities led by the teacher.
  • Set challenging and demanding expectations and promote self-esteem and independence.
  • Provide feedback to pupils in relation to progress and achievement under guidance of the teacher.
  • To provide pastoral support for pupils under the supervision of the class teacher.
  • Support for Teacher
  • Create and maintain a purposeful, orderly and supportive environment, in accordance with lesson plans and assist with the display of pupils’ work.

A lot more that are not listed can be viewed in the attached job description. 

Our School 

At Welton, we encourage all pupils to be safe, be kind and to be their best. We provide a supportive, stimulating and caring environment for all pupils and staff. These attitudes underpin everything that we do. We are looking to appoint a hardworking, committed and enthusiastic teaching assistant to join our team.

If you would like to find out more about our school and the role please visit our website for contact details.


Safeguarding Statement:

Welton Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
Welton Primary School

Welton Primary School

Part of Midsomer Norton Schools Partnership

Midsomer Norton Schools Partnership