​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Teaching Assistant including Lunchtime Cover

​Glasshoughton Infant Academy is part of the Castleford Academy Trust. We provide a dedicated team of professionals to deliver the best education for over three hundred 3-7 year old pupils for the Castleford community. We are committed to establishing excellent standards and have set our expectations high.​

Teaching Assistant (EYFS SEN Support) Including Lunchtime Cover

Grade 2 SCP 7-9 - £16,495-£16,755

Grade 4 SCP 14 -17 £17,681-£18,672 FTE

Temporary Contracts until July 2019​

5 Hours per week Monday-Friday 12:15-13:15 Term Time Only (Actual Salary £1,860-£1,889)

11.25 Hours per week Monday – Friday 13:15-15:30, Term Time Only (Actual Salary £4,578-£4,834)​

We have an exciting opportunity for a Teaching Assistant to join our Academy. Our school is seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to support pupils' learning, to attend to pupils' personal needs and to provide general support in managing pupils and the classroom.​

You will be:

    • Educated to GCSE standard with a minimum of grades A*-C in Maths and English or equivalent. i.e. NVQ level 2 or similar.

    • Able to demonstrate excellent numeracy and literacy standards.

    • Able to work with children of a varying age and multitask across a range of administration disciplines with the ability to prioritise.

    • Able to work as part of a team and on own initiative.

    • A competent user of ICT.

    • Willing to partake in continued professional development.​

You are:

    • Support pupil behaviour, attend to pupil's personal needs and provide general support in managing pupils in the classroom.

    • Work with colleagues, external agencies and families to provide bespoke learning packages.

    • Report any potential child protection issues through to the child protection officer without delay.

    • Support the Academy in ensuring the safety and welfare of all pupils.​


We pride ourselves on being an inclusive Academy Trust and therefore welcome applications from all sectors, including those who do not have an education background.

Glasshoughton Infant Academy is committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. For all positions at Glasshoughton Infant Academy you are required to complete a Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced check prior to appointment​

We welcome the opportunity for visitors to come and have a look around. If you think this is the sort of school you would like to be part of and would like to visit us to see for yourself, please contact Mrs Charlotte Probert, School Business Manager on 01977 516343 to arrange a suitable time.

For more information about our school or to apply for the role, please visit www.castlefordacademy.com

Closing date for applications is Monday 24th September with interviews taking place Thursday 27th September.


GIA TA Advert.pdf
Lunchtime Supervisor Job Spec.pdf
Teaching Assistant JD.pdf