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Post Title: One to One Teaching Assistants for Named Children

Contract Type: Full Time

Start Date: As soon as possible

Salary From: £16,322.88 (full time, term time only)

Closing date: Monday 25th September at noon

Interviews: Week ending 29th September

We are delighted to be able to advertise for an additional Teaching Assistant to join the team at Discovery Primary Academy. The successful applicant will be required to support specific individuals with a range of specific needs. Our recent Ofsted inspection recognises that, “pupils who need extra support benefit from the swift and effective response of adults to their needs. However long or short their time is at this school; pupils are proud of the progress they make.”

Discovery Primary Academy joined the Four Cs Multi Academy Trust (MAT) in September 2018 and proud to be part of the Trust which we joined in September 2018. The Trust’s vision is to ensure that every child succeeds; builds on what learners already know; making vivid and real; make learning an enjoyable experience; and enrich students’ learning experience.

We can offer a friendly environment with supportive teachers and support staff, polite children, engaging parents, and committed Governors and Trustees and a dedicated Leadership team. We also have a comprehensive CPD induction programme on offer as well as other staff benefits.

We are looking for a Teaching Assistant who has:

  • Experience of working with individuals and groups of children in class, including those with additional educational needs to help them achieve to the best of their ability.
  • Good communication skills with the ability to work as part of a team.
  • Experience of delivering support programmes for specific individuals

We are looking for Teaching Assistants who are:

  • Positive and enthusiastic
  • Teaching Assistants who are calm and flexible
  • Teaching Assistants who are reliable, resilient, and able to take the initiative.

 Please refer to the job description and the personal specification when applying; outlining what skills, qualities and experience you think you can offer. Previous applicants need not apply.

If you are interested, please telephone, or email the academy office on 01733 325001 or email: office@discoveryprimary.com for further details and to arrange a visit.


The Four Cs MAT is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments involve regulated activity and are subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure with children's barred list check and two successful references. Online searches are carried out on all shortlisted candidates.

We reserve the right to close the job advert early should we receive a high number of applications.