Portway Junior School

'Aim high, do your best and never stop learning'

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Teaching Assistant - Level 2

Job vacancy details for

Teaching Assistant – Level 2


Children and Young People Directorate

Starting Date



Grade E Scale 10-14 £20,751- £22,462 a year pro rata


35 hours a week, term-time only.

Contract Type

Fixed Term until July 24th 2020 (with potential for permanent role)


Portway Junior School, part of the Odyssey Collaborative Trust

Closing date

Friday 18th October 2019 (12 noon)


Portway Junior School are seeking to appoint a Level 2 Teaching Assistant to support the teaching and learning across the school.  The post will initially be fixed term until the 24th July 2020 with a view to making permanent thereafter.


Portway Junior School has a very special learning environment where we strive to build resilience and independence in our pupils. We are a friendly and supportive junior school with a strong and dedicated team and hope to offer you a variety of expertise and training to develop you.  Our motto is ‘Aim high, do your best and never stop learning’ and applies to pupils and staff alike.


We would expect that you will have recently been working with children in education and that you have a genuine passion to help children flourish in our school.  Please state clearly on the application form the experience you have working with KS2 children

Visits to the school, can be made on Friday 11th October (11am) or Monday 14th October (2pm). Please telephone on 01332 550113 to book onto one of these show rounds.


A job description and person specification can be found at the bottom of this advert.  Please complete application form and e-mail to Adey Greaves, School Business Manager on


Odyssey Collaborative Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.


The closing date for applications is Friday 18th October 2019 (12 noon). Any application forms received after the closing date will not be accepted. Successful applicants securing an interview will be informed by lunchtime on Monday 21st October 2019 and interviews will take place during that week.

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