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Grade 2-3 Teaching Assistant

Dates: Apply by 09.06.17.

Position to start September 2017

Salary Details: £15,375.00 - £17,772.00 FTE (Progression to Grade 3 subject to successful competence review)

Contract type: 27.5 hours per week, term-time only plus 2 INSET days

Contract term: Fixed term to 30th April 2018 initially to support a child with special needs


The Governing Body at Darton Primary School are seeking to appoint a well-motivated, enthusiastic Teaching Assistant. Applications are welcome from both experienced candidates as well as those seeking to start their career as a Teaching Assistant.


The minimum criteria for applications is the Grade 2 specification, however suitably experienced and qualified individuals could commence on Grade 3.


We are looking for someone who:

  • Has good numeracy and literacy skills

  • Experience of working in a primary school

  • Ability to relate well to children and adults

  • Can work constructively as part of a team, understanding classroom roles and responsibilities


In return we can offer you:

  • Enthusiastic, well behaved children who are eager to learn and succeed

  • Highly committed, enthusiastic and professional staff

  • Dedicated governors and supportive parents who care passionately about the school

  • A happy and welcoming learning environment


Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. If you would like to arrange a visit to the school please speak with our Headteacher, Jo Lancett on 01226 394050.



The closing date for all applications is: Friday 9th June 2017 at 12.00pm


Completed applications can be e-mailed to or posted to St Marys Academy Trust, BBIC, Innovation Way, Wilthorpe, Barnsley, S75 1JL.


Please note for this post you will be required to undergo an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

St Mary's Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.