Teaching Assistant - KS1 (temporary to 31/08/2021)

Vacancy Position

Teaching Assistant - KS1 (temporary to 31/08/2021)


Scientia Academy, Mona Road, Staffordshire, DE13 0UF


NJS SCP 5 - 6 depending on experience

Start Date

About The Role

Scientia Academy is a two form entry school for children aged 3 -11 years old. Our latest Ofsted Inspection judges the school to be ‘Good’ overall. We have a strong, passionate and committed leadership team whose vision is shared with the rest of the staff.

We are looking to appoint a Level 2 Teaching Assistant to support high quality teaching and learning with both behavioural and learning support to pupils with Special Educational Needs across KS1. You will be required to work alongside individual children and groups in class and also take the lead in managing small groups of pupils for specific interventions as required. You will support children with Special Needs on a 1:1 basis and provide support at lunchtime.

The successful candidate must:

  • possess a QCF Level 2 certificate in Teaching & Learning or equivalent qualification
  • have experience in supporting pupils at all levels and ability
  • be enthusiastic, highly motivated, enjoy working with young children and be passionate about making a positive difference to children’s lives.
  • have a range of strategies to support learners of all abilities, and provide excellent support for individual pupils
  • be able to work as part of a successful, hardworking, dedicated team.

In return we can offer:

  • well behaved pupils who are committed to learning
  • a commitment to supporting continuous professional development
  • opportunities to work collaboratively with other schools
  • an excellent leadership team to support and guide you
  • exceptional facilities in a modern and safe learning environment

This is an exciting opportunity and we look forward to receiving your application.

Closing Date: Monday 9th November 2020 12 noon.
Interview Date: Week beginning 16th November 2020

Application Form:

Please return your completed application form to Marion Chimenes, School Business Manager, Scientia Academy, Mona Road, Burton on Trent, DE13 0UF or email to marion.chimenes@scientia-academy.org.uk   Tel: 01283 248 113.
Alongside your application form please also complete a Equality & Diversity Monitoring online form 

Additional Information

Scientia Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This position is subject to an enhanced DBS Check and satisfactory written references.

Reach2 is a Real Living Wage employer.

School Location
Mona Road, East Staffordshire, England DE13 0UF