West Denton Primary School, Hillhead Road, West Denton, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE5 1DN.

Teaching Assistant

Please note that in all cases written references will be taken up and made available to interviewers BEFORE the final selection stage; even if you indicate otherwise



Part time - term time

£18,562 - £18,933 per annum, pro rata (Actual £12,538.00 - £12,789.00 per annum)

This is a Foundation School which is part of a Trust; the employer will be the Governing Body of the School.

West Denton Primary School

Hillhead Road

West Denton

Newcastle upon Tyne

NE5 1DN.

2 term fixed term contract initially until 31st August 2022 with a view to becoming a permanent position in September 2022.

Teaching Assistant - Level 2

30 hours per week, term time only.

WDPS Vision Statement

At WDPS, we believe that when children are given the opportunity to foster a love of challenge, adventure and creativity in and beyond the classroom - developing skills that will equip them for all walks of life - they will become life-long learners with resilience, passion and a thirst for knowledge.

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Required from January 2022, as a result of a highly-valued Teaching Assistant moving on to a new life venture, West Denton Primary School (WDPS) is seeking to appoint a quality Teaching Assistant to join the Phase 1 Team (Y1 and Y2).

WDPS is a well-established Primary School with a nursery.

The successful candidate will:

? Be highly motivated

? Be successful in building positive relationships with all members of the school community

? Have a passion for creativity

? Be caring, committed and confident

We can offer you:

? Children who are eager to learn and who are encouraged to develop their talents

? Friendly, supportive, hardworking staff and governors

? Parents who are highly supportive of the school

Completed application form and safe recruitment form should be accompanied by a covering letter and sent electronically to Mick MingStones, Head Teacher, via email to :

Closing date for applications is Thursday 2nd December at 9 am. Shortlisting will take place on Friday 3rd December. Short-listed candidates will be invited to attend a formal interview on Tuesday 7th December. If you have not been contacted by the end of Friday 3rd December, you will not have been successful on this occasion.

The school is strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and to equality of opportunity. A DBS check is required for the successful applicant.

Fixed Term

Closing date:

2 December 2021

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