Vacancy – Teaching Assistant (KS1 & 2)

Job title

TA2 (1:1 TA 2 KS 1 & 2 Social & Emotional Needs)

Application closing date



Grade 4 Level 1-4 (£21,475 – £22,288 fte per annum) reduced pro-rata (25.50 hours pro rata paid over 44 wks)

Working Pattern

  • TA2 – 1 to 1 16.50 hours (5 mornings) KS2
  • TA2 – 1 to 1 5 Hours (2 afternoons 12.45-15.15) KS2
  • TA2 – KS1 4 Hours (2 afternoons 13.15-15.15)

Contractual hours



Part time, term-time only

Job description

Fishergate Primary School is looking to appoint a TA2, starting 3rd January 2023

  • as a 1:1 TA 2 for a child with Speech language and communicational/social and emotional needs within Year 3/4. Provide support to pupils who have communication difficulties. Support children’s learning through play and planned learning activities. Support for pupils with challenging behaviour taking account of support and risk assessment under the directions of the Class Teacher.
  • as a 1:1 TA 2 Support for a child with challenging behaviour and emotional needs within KS 1. Provide support to pupils who have cognitive difficulties. Support children learning through hands on learning and planned activities. Support pupils with challenging behaviour taking account of support and risk assessment under the directions of the class teacher.
  • to support KS 1 (Year 1/2) Interventions

We are a popular and welcoming school with currently 306 on roll in the school; we offer you the opportunity to work within a culturally diverse setting, where we believe every child should be given the opportunity to flourish and grow in a caring, nurturing and supportive school. We offer you continuous professional development. 

Application packs, including job description and person specification, are available to download below.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We require the successful applicant to undertake an enhanced Criminal Record check via the Disclosure and Barring Service.

This post is subject to the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2009 and as such shortlisted candidates will be asked to complete a Disqualification Declaration. Any information supplied will be discussed at interview.


Closing date

25th November 2022 (Midnight)

Interview date

8th December 2022