Teaching Assistant

  • Contract type - Permanent | Term-time only
  • Salary range - NJC Scale point 7 - 11 (£20,092 - £21,748) FTE | £14,073 - £15,235 pro rata [Pay award pending]
  • Location - Bradford, Co-op Academy Beckfield
  • Closing date - July 16, 2021

We’re looking for two teaching assistants to join us and be a part of delivering excellent teaching and learning.  You’ll coach our children one-to-one and in groups. Initially you’ll support those in Early Years but may move year groups, so flexibility is essential.


Job Requirements:

  • Working with a wide range of class teachers to deliver excellent teaching and learning.
  • Coaching children on a 1:1 or group basis.
  • Accompanying groups on trips.
  • Supporting assessment and evidencing learning
  • Working with the teacher to create stimulating classroom displays and learning resources
  • Maintaining a safe and positive environment for all learners
  • Creating opportunities for all learners to reach their potential, irrespective of ability 


What we offer:

  • We are the Telegraph & Argus “School of the Year” winner 2021
  • The opportunity of working within a supportive, friendly environment in this well run and respected school.
  • A fantastic school of wonderful children ready and eager to learn.
  • Good opportunities for personal and career development.
  • Pension Scheme.
  • Employee benefits such as retail discounts and access to an employee assistance programme.
  • Access to an employee assistance programme.


The right candidate will have:

  • GCSE English and Maths at grade C or above or equivalent qualifications.
  • Previous primary school or childcare experience.
  • A proven ability to work on their own initiative.
  • A high level of communication skills and the ability to relate positively to children and adults.
  • The ability to use relevant technology/equipment.
  • A can-do attitude.
  • A commitment to the happiness, well-being, self-esteem and progress of everyone at the school.

Co-op Academies Trust as an aware employer is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults as its number one priority. This commitment to robust recruitment, selection and induction procedures extends to organisations and services linked to the Trust on its behalf. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and two satisfactory references. We value variety and individual differences, and aim to create a culture, environment and practices at all levels which encompass acceptance, respect and inclusion. All our colleagues are expected to demonstrate a commitment to co-operative values and principles.


To arrange a visit to school, please contact Suzy Zito, Business Manager on 01274 662363 or suzy.zito@coopacademies.co.uk.

Please return your completed application form to beck-recruitment@coopacademies.co.uk by Friday 16th July 2021.

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