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Teaching Assistant

Bringhurst Primary SchoolLeicestershire

Bringhurst Primary School is now recruiting for a Teaching Assistant. This role could be your next career opportunity.

If you are ambitious, inspirational, creative, open-minded and want to be part of our success then we want to hear from you.

We are driven to provide our young people with access to a world-class education and enrichment experiences. Our students benefit from a wealth of opportunities to develop, learn and lead.  From the classroom, to cultural visits, sports, music and arts and engaging with our local communities, the rich and varied experiences we create help fuel ambition and unlock potential. The education and experiences we offer equips our young people with the leadership skills, team spirit, resilience and confidence to become outstanding citizens.

About the role

The successful post holder will support teaching and learning activities in the classroom by assisting to create and maintain a purposeful, orderly and supportive learning environment. You will also promote the inclusion of all pupils by ensuring they have equal opportunities to learn and develop as well as playing a key role in the promotion and safeguarding of the pupils within our school.

20 hours per week – preferably mornings

Term time (39 weeks)


About our Academy

Bringhurst is a high performing, successful school. We want every single child at our school to have a world-class education; the kind of education that instils exemplary behaviour, inspires academic curiosity and a life-long interest in the wider world. We expect our staff to lead by example; inspiring our young people to learn through a knowledge-rich curriculum and the experiences we create for them inside and outside the classroom.

Salary & Benefits

NJC 4 £18,933 FTE, £8,949.06 pro rata per annum

Access to Local Government Pension Scheme

Regional networks of Trust colleagues and access to key leaders in Education

Commitment to employee Health and Wellbeing including dedicated Employee Assistance Programme

Rewards and Recognition Scheme

Cycle to Work Scheme

Who we are Looking for

The ideal candidate will have a passion for working with children and they will enjoy working class teachers to provide a high quality of education for our children.

Ability to work as part of a team

Have excellent classroom practice

An active team player who shows initiative and works well as part of a team

Have a commitment to safeguard children in our care

Able to use basic IT and have relevant knowledge of IT software packages

Knowledge of relevant policies and codes of practice and awareness of relevant legislation

Good numeracy and literacy skills

Experience of working with relevant age groups within a learning environment

About The David Ross Education Trust

The David Ross Education Trust (DRET) mission is to give every child attending one of our schools a world-class education.

Broadening the horizons of young people by inspiring students to become their confident, academic best via an education that creates academically gifted, confident, well-rounded young people in the classroom, in the workplace and in their communities. 

Whatever your role you will contribute towards creating a rich and exciting learning environment that also offers our students an unrivalled package of sporting and cultural enrichment.

Our aim is to be the country’s top-performing multi-academy trust in the country.  Recognised as a nationwide system leader, the Trust runs 34 schools across the country, ranging from small rural primaries to much larger secondary schools in urban areas, our first All Through school and a special school which caters for pupils aged 2-19 who have a diverse range of special educational needs.

We are incredibly lucky to be able to work alongside outstanding organisations and individuals who are happy to share their expertise and skills in supporting the David Ross Foundation's vision to give children better life chances through access to the best education and support we can give them.

Apply now

To complete our on-line application form, please click here. 

Early applications are advised. We receive high numbers of applications for our roles and therefore have to close the vacancy prior to the closing date in order to review candidates' details against our job criteria before shortlisting or re-opening the vacancy.

An enhanced DBS check is required for all successful applicants.

The David Ross Education Trust is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing a fair, equitable and mutually supportive learning and working environment for our students and staff.

It is our objective to ensure that job applicants and staff are treated solely on the basis of their merits, abilities and potential. We do not discriminate against any applicants on the basis of any protected characteristics.

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