Gloucestershire County Council
Date Posted
School Gloucester Road Primary School
Address Gloucester Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
GL51 8PB
01242 512792
Web Site
Post Title (Subject) Teaching Assistant
Grade Grade 5 (pts 11-14) £25,979 – £27,334 pa pro rata
Allowances (Not applicable)
This post is suitable for newly qualified teachers
Hours Part Time (30 hours)
Contract Maternity Leave (Until 31/07/2025)
Closing Date: 30/04/2024
Interview Date: 22/05/2024
Start Date 02/09/2024

We are seeking to appoint a ‘Teaching Partner’ with a passion for supporting children in their Reception year at school!

The successful candidate will be committed to Gloucester Road’s aims, vision and values. In addition to fulfilling the person specification, they will;

• Show passion and skill for interacting and developing learning through play within a safe and inviting environment.
• Support relational practice and strive to develop respectful relationships with all stakeholders.
• Have an astute ability to adapt to the needs of all pupils.
• Be compassionate and consistent with pupils to enable them to regulate and access their education successfully.
• Have creative ideas to contribute to the planning and delivery of engaging learning and environments within our bespoke EARLY curriculum.

We can offer you;
• A commitment to staff well-being in line with our well-being pledge.
• A Leadership Team and Governors who are united in a shared vision of improvement.
• A Staff Team who are passionate, friendly and inclusive.
• A commitment to individualised continual professional development.

The role will to support pupils to thrive in all areas of their education- academically, socially and emotionally under the direction of the class teacher and senior leadership team.

Preference will be given to candidates with experience of working with children with high levels of need, although training/support will be provided.

We are an average sized primary school situated in the heart of Cheltenham with 208 pupils on roll. There is a strong, caring ethos between both staff and pupils and the school has a strong 'family' feel. Our children are polite, caring and happy. Our staff are friendly, hardworking and dedicated, as are our supportive parents and governors.

You will be challenged but well rewarded.

We warmly welcome and encourage you to visit our school. Please contact the School to arrange a visit on 01242 512792 or email

Please use the standard GCC application to apply. Please download the application form from the Gloucestershire County Council website under “How to Apply” .

Applications may be received by email:

Gloucester Road Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects staff to share this commitment. Appointment to this post is subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and satisfactory references being obtained.