Teaching Assistant (Band 5)

Teaching Assistant (Band 5)

Teaching Assistant (Band 5)

Website West Park Primary School

West Park Primary School wishes to appoint a Teaching Assistant and has a vacancy for a suitably experienced, enthusiastic and committed individual in our friendly and welcoming school. This position would be to start on 1st September 2024.

Teaching Assistant (Band 5) Spinal Column Point 5 £17,374.82 per annum, 32 hours 30 mins per week, a working schedule of 8.30 am – 3.30 pm Monday to Friday, term time only (190 days per year).  Permanent.

Applicants should possess NVQ Level 2 or equivalent. The school is looking for applicants with a commitment to the development of pupils learning as well as supporting teachers in delivering planned work.  We value staff with a caring nature who want the best for pupils at all times.

Candidates will have experience of working as a classroom or teaching assistant, within a primary school environment. This could include a successful student placement.

Candidates should be suitably qualified and experienced and be able to meet the criteria detailed on the person specification.

West Park School is a part of Ad Astra Multi Academy Trust.  The Trust works with a number of schools in the region, and we believe by working for Ad Astra Academy Trust that employees thrive.  This post may well lead to further opportunities in the future.

Candidates must only apply using the application form provided; CV’s will not be accepted.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 9am, Friday 28th June 2024

Interviews will be held during the week commencing Monday 1st July 2024

West Park Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As such the successful candidate will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020).

For an informal discussion about the position please contact Simon English, Acting Headteacher on 01429 282090.

Requesting an application form

Application forms and further details are available via the Ad Astra website site:


Completed application forms to be emailed to recruitment@adastraacademytrust.com


AdAstra Application Form 2024
Job Profile – Teaching Assistant Band 5 -WP May 2024
Person Specification TA band 5 Ad Astra AT West Park May 2024
TA Advert West Park – band 5 – draft 09.6.2024