Pudsey Waterloo

Primary School


Teaching Assistant

Posted: 28/11/2023


Pudsey Waterloo Primary School are looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to join our strong school team and support teaching and learning in our school, for a January 2024 start. The successful candidate will be working 1:1 with a child who has additional learning needs in early years. This position is fixed term until the end of this academic year, in the first instance.


This vacancy will suit candidates who are enthusiastic, highly motivated, and have the best outcomes for children at heart. Knowledge and/or experience of pupils with SEN is preferable but not required.


We are looking for candidates who have:

  • A passion for supporting children to learn.

  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work well as a team with staff, parents and outside agencies.

  • Energy and enthusiasm for this exciting challenge.

  • High expectations of children.

  • A commitment to continuing professional development.


Pudsey Waterloo Primary School can offer:

  • A supportive staff team who work well to ensure the best outcomes for pupils.

  • Parents who are supportive.

  • A commitment to your professional development with a range of opportunities to further your career, including a close working partnership with schools across the trust to further support professional development.


This post will suit candidates who are highly motivated and have the best outcomes for children at heart. The successful candidate will be joining a like-minded and friendly school team.


The closing date for applications is Wednesday 13th December 2023 at 9.00am. Interviews will take place on Monday 18th December 2023.


Successful applicants will undergo an enhanced DBS check prior to employment and will abide by Owlcotes Multi-Academy Trust’s policies and procedures and Pudsey Waterloo Primary School’s safeguarding and child protection policies.


If you are interested in applying for this role, please see the job description and application form attached to this advert. Please contact the school office to request a paper copy of the application pack. Please submit completed application forms to or return completed application forms directly to the school office.

Please see the Owlcotes Multi-Academy Trust website for other opportunities within our Academy Trust.