Waterloo Primary Academy currently has the following vacancy.

Teaching Assistant level 2

Thank you for showing an interest in our current vacancy. Waterloo is a thriving three-form entry primary academy in the South Shore area of Blackpool, an area of significant disadvantage. We educate 680 children in our Victorian school buildings yet are fortunate to deliver a 21st Century education through our exciting, inspirational, global curriculum which focuses on four world issues; Culture, Conflict, Conservation and Communication.

We currently have a vacancy for Teaching Assistant level 2 to complement our existing

The successful candidate will be required to work with teachers to support teaching and learning by
working with individuals or groups of pupils under the direction of teaching staff and may be responsible
for some learning activities within the overall teaching plan.

The successful candidate will:
• hold a current level 2 Teaching Assistant qualification or equivalent.
• be fully committed to inclusion and continually striving for highest standards
• support the teacher in monitoring, assessing and recording pupil progress/activities
• communicate with pupils to promote learning, including assessing the impact of the communication on recipients and adjusting approach as necessary.
• support children in social, health and emotional well-being, drawing any problems which can not be resolved to the attention of the teacher.

Vacancy: Teaching Assistant level 2
Grade: Grade C SCP 5-6 (FTE £18,795-£19,171 pro rata)
Hours: 32.5 hours per week
Contract: 12 months fixed-term (term time only plus insets)
Required from: ASAP

Closing date: Thursday 5 March 2020 (am)
Shortlisting: Thursday 5 March 2020 (pm)
Interview with task: Thursday 12 March 2020

If appointed, we can offer you:
• enthusiastic, motivated and friendly children who are excited about current world issues in a broad, deep and progressive curriculum
• strong, supportive leadership and a dynamic, talented staff team
• exceptional levels of teamwork and a focus on staff wellbeing
• excellent professional development opportunities

How to apply:
Please return your completed application form and a short (1 side of A4 max), succinct, covering letter of interest to: Mrs Nicola Lea, Chief Operations Officer via the school’s postal address or alternatively email to:

If you have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date you can assume that, on this occasion, your application has been unsuccessful.

We look forward to receiving your application, if you have any questions regarding the post, please contact the Headteacher, Mark Hamblett on 01253 315370.

Thank you for the interest you have shown in this vacancy.

Waterloo Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children/vulnerable adults. This post is subject to satisfactory two-year reference history, Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check (previously CRB check), medical clearance, evidence of essential qualifications and proof of legal working in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act.

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