Westgate Hill Primary Academy, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 5JN

Level 2 Teaching Assistant Key Stage 2

Full time - term time plus specified days

£20,812 to 21,189 FTE (actual salary £18,250 to £18,581 per annum)

External to Council - The Laidlaw Schools Trust is an External Company, you will not be an employee of Newcastle City Council.

Westgate Hill Primary Academy

Beaconsfield Street

Newcastle upon Tyne


Start Date: ASAP

37 hours per week, term time only plus 5 training days.

About the school

At Westgate Hill Primary Academy we seek to raise aspirations, empower pupils, developing their capacity to make informed choices and lead a happy, healthy life.

We embrace diversity, recognise individual needs and encourage all pupils to achieve their best.

High quality teaching ensures we deliver a rich and varied curriculum in an inspiring and creative way. Through their learning pupils become literate and numerate.

We are looking for someone with drive, passion and a desire for nothing but the best for our pupils. The position would primarily be based in KS2.

The successful candidate will join a successful MAT where all Academies support each other to the benefit of our pupils and their families. Our Academies also enjoy strong support from an experienced LST central team, based in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Further details and an application pack can be downloaded from the Vacancies section on the Laidlaw Schools Trust website Interested candidates are welcome to tour the Academy, please contact the Academy office on 0191 256 2960 to arrange a visit or have an informal discussion about this post.

Application details

Closing Date: 12 noon on Friday 27th January 2023

Candidates who have not been contacted by Wednesday 1st February 2023 may assume they have been unsuccessful.

Interviews will take place: w/c 6th February 2023

Applications should be returned to:

Please note that CVs will not be accepted.

Equal opportunities

We are an equal opportunities employer strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate their commitment to children’s safeguarding. All successful appointments will be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and a range of other pre-employment recruitment checks.


Closing date:

10 February 2023

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