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 Pennine Way Junior Academy

Swadlincote  DE11 9EY

Tel: 01283 223697   

 Pennine Way Junior Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.   Our commitment is underpinned by robust processes and procedures that seek to maximise opportunity, minimise risk and continuously promote a culture of safeguarding amongst our workforce.

All successful applicants will be required to complete an enhanced DBS (formerly CRB) check which must be maintained throughout the period of employment.


Teaching Assistant (Maternity Cover)

Temporary Contract (1st November 2019 – 31st August 2020)


24 hours per week – Temporary Contract - Term Time only

Salary - £18,064 FTE (Actual salary - £11,384.00)


We wish to appoint a reliable, enthusiastic and well organised person on a temporary basis to cover Maternity Leave. The successful candidate must be passionate about teaching and learning and able to support in a variety of classroom environments and able to support children with additional special educational needs and / or medical disabilities.


We are looking for someone who:

Has good people skills and is able to work as part of a team;

Enjoys working with children and has a passion for teaching and learning;

Is willing to go “the extra mile”;

Has good communication skills;

Has an enthusiasm for working in an educational environment;

Has a “can do” attitude.


Due to this post having access to children and/or vulnerable adults, the successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided.


If you wish to apply for this position please read the job description, person specification, letter from Headteacher and then complete the application form. Please return this by email to hfalder@pennineway.derbyshire.sch.uk.


The closing date for this position is Sunday 6th October 2019


Mr Richard Mansfield


Pennine Way Junior Academy



DE11 9EY


  Letter from Headteacher  PDF

Job Description  PDF

Person Specification  PDF

Application Form  PDF  word 


 Pennine Way Junior Academy Prospectus