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Leigham Primary School is part of Connect Academy Trust

Cockington Close, Leigham, Plymouth, PL6 8RF 01752 790990

Headteacher: Mr A Swainson



Teaching Assistant (x 2)

2 x temporary Teaching Assistant positions required until 31/08/22. Full-time (27.5 hours per week) for 39 weeks per annum at Connect Grade C plus MTA duties (5 hours per week) for 38 weeks per annum at Connect Grade A.

We are seeking to appoint two dedicated, experienced, and enthusiastic Teaching Assistants to provide a mixture of both general classroom support and 1:1 support to work in our successful school as part of our happy, committed staff team. Both posts will be in Lower Key Stage Two. The successful candidates will have school-based experience and the required qualifications, together with excellent communication skills and an ability to support all children’s learning.


They will also:

  • be able to show initiative;
  • be prepared to deliver intervention programmes for individual children or small groups;
  • demonstrate the ability to develop exemplary professional, creative and personal qualities expected of teaching assistants;
  • have the ability to maintain confidentiality.



If you are interested in either of these posts, please complete an application available from the school office or by emailing

Closing date: 12 noon on Wednesday 20th October 2021; interviews w/b 1st November 2021.


Leigham Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  An enhanced DBS disclosure will be required to be undertaken.


Leigham Primary School …… creating curious, confident learners