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Lansdowne Infants - Teaching Assistant (Level 2)


Teaching Assistant (Level 2)


DFT Grade 3 - £19,650.00 - £20,043.00

Pro-rata - £14,922.17 - £15,220.61 for the hours advertised


32.5 hours at 39.2 weeks, Term Time plus INSET days.

Contract Type:

Temporary Maternity Cover

Start Date:

3rd May 2022


The Candidate

We are looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant who really cares about helping children to succeed. We are looking for someone who is kind, reliable and has a passion for working in the classroom, We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic and builds rapport well with staff and students alike. 

To be successful in this role, you will have a good knowledge of current practices on the best ways to support children’s learning and behaviour.  You will also need a  good understanding of areas of literacy, numeracy and science. You will hold a NVQ for Teaching assistants or be able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge, skills, and experience.

Continuing Professional Development

The Trust are committed to providing every individual with the opportunity to develop in their role and the academy. Professional, development is a priority and there are  excellent opportunities for you to grow and achieve with us.  

Benefits Package

The de Ferrers Trust strives to be the ‘Employer of Choice’ and is committed to the wellbeing and development of colleagues. We offer  an excellent benefit package which includes:

·       Cycle to Work Scheme

·       Taste Card

·       Employee Assistance Programme

·       Discounted Gym Membership

Applicants are welcome, and encouraged to visit us by contacting our Office Manager Connor Jacob, on 01283 247920.

How to Apply:

Closing date: 22nd  April 2022  
Interview date: 27th April 2022
Start date: 3rd May 2022

You can apply directly to the Trust People Team via the Trust website or email your application to You must complete an application form to be considered. Due to safeguarding reasons we cannot accept C.Vs.

Please note: Completed applications should be received by 9:00am on the closing date.

If you do not hear back after 5 working days from closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. Due to the volume of applications we receive, it is not policy to give individual feedback at this stage.

If you would like to discuss the role, or have any other queries, please contact 01283 247920 and ask to speak to Connor Jacob, Office Manager.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and this position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

All applicants must be able to provide documentation to prove their right to work in the UK.


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