Jobs and Apprenticeships

Teaching Assistant - Burley Oaks

Job Description: 
You will:

  • Be a positive, dynamic, cheerful, and caring role model.
  • Be passionate about engaging children with high quality learning.
  • Be pro-active, organised, and able to work well in a team and on. your own.
  • Have high standards of literacy and numeracy.

In return, we can offer:

  • Confident and happy children who are keen to learn.
  • A busy, creative and dynamic school with an enriching and wide-ranging curriculum.
  • A motivated, professional, and lively staff team.
  • Commitment to professional development at all levels.
  • Extensive facilities and grounds.


  • Assist in the management of pupils in the classroom.
  • Attend to the pupils’ personal needs, implementing and maintaining related personal care programmes.
  • Promote and reinforce the inclusion, acceptance, and integration of all pupils.
  • Set challenging and demanding expectations whilst promoting self-esteem and encouraging pupils.
  • Will prepare the classroom to meet the lesson plans. Provide clerical / administrative support.
  • Monitor pupil progress.
  • Promote positive values and attitudes.

Weekly Wage: £177.97

Employer Name & Location: Burley Oaks Primary School, Langford Lane, Burley In Wharfedale, Ilkley, LS29 7EJ

Working week - contracted hours / full time / part time: Monday to Friday,

Number of vacancies & closing date for applications: 2

Duration – Perm / temp: 21 months

Qualification and educational requirements:  Maths and English GCSE A-C,4+ or L1 equivalent

Essential and desirable skills:  

  • IT skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisation skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Administrative skills
  • Number skills
  • Team working
  • Creative
  • Initiative
  • Non judgemental
  • Patience
  • Communication Skills

Training provided:

  • Teaching Assistant Level 3 Apprenticeship Standard.
  • L2 Functional Skills in Maths and English if required.
  • The weekly day release at Shipley College is on a Thursday.


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