Language Teaching Assistants / Teaching Assistant (Level 1)

St Thomas' CE Primary School
Wyberton, Boston
£19,238 - £21,745 / £15,507 - £17,169
11 Oct 2016
26 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

St Thomas' CE Primary School, Wyberton Low Road, Boston PE21 7RZ

The Great Oaks Federation

Language Teaching Assistants

Salary scale G5.12 - 15 £19,238 - £21,745 (pro rata)

32.5 hours per week, 40 weeks per year (term time + 10 days)

Permanent post; to start as soon as possible.

The Great Oaks Federation is seeking to appoint two talented individuals to work within St Thomas' CE Primary school to support children with their emerging language needs.  The federation is developing this area to support the increasing number of EAL children, joining our family of schools. The role will primarily be to teach English to small groups of children; supporting teachers by pre-teaching vocabulary, supporting children in class, engaging with parents,  as well as contributing to the wider life of the community. 

Applicants will hold a qualification in TEFL (or be prepared to work towards this qualification*), with a B or above in English and Maths at GCSE.  In addition to this, suitable candidates will have: 

  • a high level of English grammar
  • a strong commitment to the wellbeing and pastoral care of children
  • a strong commitment to student progress
  • excellent inter-personal skills
  • the ability to provide an excellent role model for our children and parents

* Candidates working towards the TEFL qualification will be appointed to the G4.9 - 12 pay scale pending qualification.   

Teaching Assistant (Level 1)

Salary scale G3.6 - 9 £15,507 - £17,169 (pro rata)

30 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (term time + 5 days)

Permanent post; to start as soon as possible

Do you have the skills, passion and creativity in order to engage children and help them achieve their potential?  Can you inspire and motivate our children; offer challenge in order to raise standards and aspirations?

We are seeking to appoint a motivated, committed and enthusiastic teaching assistant. You will be working with an excellent team of teachers and teaching assistants.  We are looking for a team player, who is flexible and positive at all times.  It would be an advantage if you were already familiar with the primary school curriculum and have worked in a primary school setting.  But… most of all we are seeking to appoint someone who understands how to create the magic that engages our young children as they journey through their education at our school.

Applicants should have achieved Grade B or above in GCSE Maths & English.

We strive to support our team and will therefore offer training and support for you and will endeavour to develop you as a valuable member of our team.

Prospective candidates for all posts are encouraged to visit the school by appointment.

Further details are available from our School Administrator, Mrs J Hawkesworth, who can be contacted on (01205) 362860.

Details can also be obtained by emailing

Details of this post and application forms are also available via our website or by clicking the apply button. 

Closing Date for both posts Friday 4 November 2016.

Interviews Monday 14 November 2016.

The school has a clear commitment to Child Protection and Safeguarding Children. All appointments are subject to an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service check as well as other routine recruitment checks.