Teaching Assistants

Salary: Grade E 10-14 depending on experience (£21,322 – £23,080 pro rata)

Employer: Derby City Council

Hours: 32.5 hours per week (term-time only)

Contract type: 1 Year Fixed-Term Contract

Location: Gayton Junior School, Gayton Avenue, Littleover, Derby, DE23 1GA

Start Date: September 2021


We are looking to appoint two Teaching Assistants who have experience of working with children with a range of academic needs in the Key Stage 2 classroom. The successful candidates will enjoy working with children, have a good level of education themselves, work well in a team and be pro-active, flexible and committed to improving the learning opportunities for children.

The successful applicants will work from 8.30am to 4.00pm on Monday to Friday.

Whilst we expect some level of expertise at NVQ Level 3 equivalent or above, training opportunities will also be provided.

We would be delighted to hear from you stating your particular strengths.

If you have any questions on the job role, they can be emailed to:

Please see the job description and person specification for further details.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. Please contact the school office on 01332 760372 to arrange a visit or email Applications should be sent to this email address. Download an application form here.

Gayton Junior School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children. Please read the copy of the schools Education Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy and the Safer Recruiting Policy. All post holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure (see guidance on DCC website).

The closing date for this vacancy is Friday 7th May 2021 at 12pm. Any application forms received after the closing date will not be accepted. Please note, an application form must be submitted; CVs will not be considered.

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 18th May.