Teaching Assistant (Progress Assistant) – Maternity cover

  • 6 month fixed term
  • Salary range - £19,554 - £21,166
  • Location - Co-op Academy Priesthorpe, LS28 5SG
  • Closing date - June 3, 2019
Job description

We are seeking to appoint a candidate on a 6 month fixed term contract to cover for maternity leave. This role is to support students learning across all key stages, as directed by the classroom teacher. You will support in the classroom, small intervention groups or on a 1:1 basis and act as keyworker for a small number of SEND students. Your experience, skills and knowledge will ensure that students receive specific support for their needs.

The ideal candidate will have experience supporting learning for children with Special Educational Needs aged 11-16. You will have the skills to manage pupil behaviour and be able to seek direction and support from the classroom teacher and SEND Leader. A strong understanding of Maths and or Science would be beneficial.


  • Salary range: B3 grade, SCP 7-11
  • Hours: 30 hours per week, Term time only + 5 days
  • Contract: Maternity cover – 6 month fixed term contract (Sept19 – Mar20)


Closing date: Monday 3rd June 2019

Interview date: Thursday 6th June 2019

How to apply?

To apply please complete our application form and email back to hr@priesthorpe.org or post to:

Co-op Academy Priesthorpe, Priesthorpe Lane, Pudsey, Leeds, LS28 5SG.

If you have any questions or would like to look around the school please contact Jessica Poulter or Mandy Carlton: HR@priesthorpe.org  0113 2574115

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