East Midlands Education Trust

Teaching Assistant (Scale 4)

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Chellaston Junior School


Scale 4: £21,269 - £22,571 (Pro-Rata)

Hours per Week

32.5 hours (Term Time Only)



Closing Date



Scale 4 Teaching Assistant 

£21,269 - £22,571 pro-rata (Actual Salary: £15,926 - £16,901)

32.5 hours per week (8:30am - 3:30pm, 1/2 hour lunch)

We are a large junior school, with a great staff and wonderful children, that sits right at the heart of the Chellaston community.

We are looking for someone who is well enthusiastic, organised, professional and committed   to supporting teaching and learning throughout our school.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting groups of children or individuals during lessons
  • Delivering intervention programmes for groups or on a 1:1 basis
  • Working with children to support any social, emotional or behavioural needs
  • Occasional cover of classes

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has experience with supporting children in primary education
  • Believes in the inclusion of all children
  • Is able to demonstrate a knowledge of or be willing to learn inclusion strategies to  support children with educational needs
  • Is able to demonstrate an ability to engage learners in a variety of ways and has the ability to move pupils’ learning forward
  • Is able to communicate effectively with all members of the school community
  • Is a flexible and enthusiastic team-player

We can offer you:

  • Happy, creative children who bring a smile to life
  • A supportive and positive working environment with a great team of staff
  • Opportunities for ongoing training and professional development

A job description with further information about the role can be downloaded below. An application form can be downloaded by clicking 'Apply Online' above. Applications must be made on an EMET application form. CVs will not be accepted. No agencies.

On the application form (which must be submitted at the above website), please focus on a detailed 'supporting statement' taking into account the person specification and indicating why you would be the best person for us to recruit to this position.

Please send completed applications forms to recruitment@emet.uk.com

The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification in order to be offered the post, will be required to undergo a full enhanced DBS check and must be eligible to work in the UK. The School looks to employ well-qualified staff who are willing to contribute to the full life of the school and who are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Safeguarding checks will be undertaken during the recruitment process.

We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.

Closing date: Midday on Wednesday 27th April  

Please contact us at school if you wish to discuss the role in more detail or to arrange a visit to look around on 01332 701460 or by email to the Acting Head teacher, Mrs Karen Price (k.price@cjs.derby.sch.uk)

Chellaston Junior School, Maple Drive, Derby DE67 6PZ