Teaching Assistant Level 1

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

Job Location(s)
G3: 18,065 - 19,171
Job Category
Schools - Support
Criminal Record Check
Enhanced Child Workforce with child barred list
Contract Type
Appointment Type
Hours per week
Duration of Temp Contract
Contact Name
Mandy Nicholson
Contact Phone Number
01526 378330
Contact Email Address
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 within EYFS and KS2. The job will be split between supporting the reception class teacher and upper key stage two. This post will include one afternoon paid at TA 2 rate to deliver PPA cover for a KS2 class. This is a temporary post based on targeted additional funding. 

Key responsibilities:

  • Assisting the class teacher with the delivery of teaching and assessment of learning
  • Motivating and encouraging pupils to achieve their full potential
  • Delivering a PPA afternoon focusing predominantly on an art based activity


Experience of working within the current national or early year’s curriculum is preferable.

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.

The Carrdyke Federation is committed to safeguarding and the successful candidate will require a DBS check prior to starting the role.

Candidates are invited to visit the school and appointments can be made by calling the administrator Mrs Nicholson on 01526 378330 or emailing mandy.nicholson@mrsmarykings.lincs.sch.uk

Closing date: 17th October 2019.

Interviews: W/C 29th October 2019. 

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

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.

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.

Here at Lincolnshire County Council, we want our workforce to reflect the make-up of the community we serve. Therefore we welcome all applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability. We consider ourselves to be a family friendly employer, and offer flexible working patterns.

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

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