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Level 1 Teaching Assistant

Ryecroft AcademyLeeds

Required to start: ASAP

Level 1 Teaching Assistant

A1/B1 (SCP 1-6) £17,842 - £19,698

Actual Salary: £13,449 – £14,848

Contract: 32.5 Hours Per Week, Term Time Only + 5 Days

Fixed term contract until 31/08/2022 in the first instance

Subject to a 6-Month Probationary Period

Are you looking for to make a real difference to enhancing the life chances of children?

The leadership team and governors of our caring, friendly, thriving and inspiring school wish to expand and appoint to our enthusiastic, highly effective Teaching Assistant team. We are looking to recruit colleagues who could work across all primary year groups, with children ranging from ages 3-11 years. 

We are looking for individuals who:

• are able to work alongside the class teacher to further children’s learning and deepen their understanding

• are positive and creative

• are able to motivate, inspire and encourage children

• have excellent interpersonal skills

• are committed to developing and maintaining close links with the whole community

• are able to build positive relationships with staff, parents and children

• enjoy working as part of a hardworking and happy team

• must have at least GCSE / ‘O’ Level Maths and English at grade C or equivalent

• are prepared to contribute to enhancing the school beyond the classroom

• are able, if necessary, to work 1:1, delivering individual programmes to children with a range of complex / special educational needs across the whole school from Early Years to Year 6.

In return, we can offer you:

• friendly, enthusiastic children

• support of a caring staff team committed to children’s success

• professional development working as part of The GORSE Academies Trust

• fun and a challenge!

Working as part of The GORSE Academies Trust, we will ensure that our children receive an outstanding education that focuses on aspiration, high expectations and personalisation.

If you feel that you have the necessary experience, skills and abilities, we look forward to hearing from you. An application pack (including job description and person specification) is available to download from The GORSE Academies Trust website  , by email to  or by telephone on 0113 733 0129.

Please note if you submit an electronic application we will not require a hard copy. CVs are not accepted.

Closing date for applications: Thursday 9th December 2021, 9am

Applications should be returned to:  

Interview date: Thursday 16th December 2021

Ryecroft Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all children and we expect our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.  We promote diversity and aim to establish a workforce which reflects the population of Leeds.

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