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Teaching Assistant

Walcott Primary School, Pinfold Lane, Walcott, Lincoln LN4 3SX

Education - Schools
Job Category
Teaching Assistant / Learning Support Assistant
General Location
Grade 3 SCP 6-9 18,065 - 19,171 pro rata
Contract Type
Appointment Type
Term Time Only
Closing Date
Job Reference

Walcott is a small, friendly rural primary school. The governors are looking to appoint a motivated, caring, enthusiastic teaching assistant to support teaching and learning across KS1 and KS2.

This post is temporary to cover a long term sickness so will come to an end on the return of the staff member.

The 22.5 hours per week.

The daily working hours are 8.30 am – 12.00 noon then 1.00 pm – 2.00 pm with the possibility of an additional 2.5 hours per week paid at TA2 rate for PPA cover for a suitably experienced candidate.

Key responsibilities:

  • Assisting the class teacher with the delivery of teaching and assessment of learning
  • Motivating and encouraging pupils to achieve their full potential
  • PPA cover delivering teacher planned work when required

We are looking for candidates who have:

  • experience of working in a similar role;
  • excellent interpersonal skills;
  • ability to work on their own initiative and as part of a team;
  • flexibility and adaptability;
  • a willingness to learn and develop existing skills;
  • a sense of humour; willingness to ‘go the extra mile’.

The post holder is required to have GCSE (or equivalent) in Maths and English and hold or be working towards an NVQ Teaching Assistant qualification. Our school offers a nurturing and supportive environment, with a clear emphasis on the values of respect of friendship.

Candidates are invited to visit the school and appointments can be made by calling the administrator Mrs Nicholson on 01526 378330 or emailing

Closing date: Monday 5 July 2021
Interviews: W/C 12 July 2021

If you are not invited for interview please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion.     

The Carrdyke Federation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share in this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and Barred List check.

In accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 (Fluency Duty), the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

When interviews do take place the school will contact you directly.

When interviews are taking place schools will follow all Government and Public Health England Guidelines.

Lincolnshire County Council 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.

All shortlisted candidates will need to verify their eligibility to work in the UK at interview.