Lawn Primary School | Level 1 Teaching Assistant

Level 1 Teaching Assistant

Required ASAP

31 hours per week working Monday to Friday

Term Time Only


 Salary Grade C point 4-5 (£18,933-£19,312 FTE)

£13,583-£13,855 Actual Salary per annum

Lawn Primary School is seeking to appoint a Level 1 Teaching Assistant to support the class teacher with teaching and learning in the classroom and contribute to the management of pupil behaviour by encouraging positive behaviour in the classroom.

Lawn Primary School is an outstanding primary school with 430 pupils.  We are located in a leafy suburb of Derby with extensive grounds and buildings.

We warmly welcome applications from motivated, nurturing individuals to join our dedicated and highly effective team. The role will include supporting pupils’ with additional learning needs and the post will provide one to one support for a named child with Special Educational Needs.

You will:

  • have the patience to provide 1 to 1 support to children with complex needs;
  • be creative in your approach to learning and delivering the curriculum;
  • have high expectations of pupils’ achievements and a commitment to excellent standards;
  • work well as part of a team
  • be literate and numerate;
  • be enthusiastic, energetic and committed to making learning exciting;
  • have excellent communication skills with children and adults

In return we offer:

  • A welcoming community and a highly motivated, professional staff team that are driven

towards continuously raising standards.

  • Excellent professional development opportunities through an extensive range of network groups and other Transform Trust initiatives
  • Calm and purposeful learning environments
  • Friendly, polite, well behaved children who deserve the very best
  • Excellent partnerships between pupils, staff, parents, governors and community
  • A forward-thinking approach to teaching and learning throughout the school
  • Career opportunities as part of a successful Multi Academy Trust

Due to the current COVID restrictions visits will not be taking place but we would welcome the opportunity to have an informal chat with you before you apply.  This may have to be via Zoom or Microsoft Teams.  Please contact Mrs Dobson at to arrange a mutually convenient time.

How to apply

Please download an application form below. Any questions or queries and completed application forms should be directed to Helen Dobson at Lawn Primary School, Norbury Close, Allestree, Derby DE22 2QR  Email:  Telephone: 01332 550178

Closing date for applications : 9am Friday 23 April 2021

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Transform Trust is a Multi Academy Trust with over 6700 children in 19 Primary Schools covering Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, Derby and Derbyshire. Joining us, you will be part of an ambitious and innovative organisation. We promote the autonomy and local nature of each of our schools and we are an enabling organisation rather than a directive one.

We believe education has the power to transform lives and communities. Our Vision is to provide high quality education and deliver the best outcomes for children.

We are partners in East Midlands Maths Hub, Derby Research School, Inspiring Leaders and Challenge Partners.

We can offer you:

  • Unrivalled opportunities for professional development through our schools and Transform Teaching School Alliance
  • Trust support networks
  • Staff benefits such as 24/7/365 employee welfare support; tax saving salary sacrifice schemes; a staff benefits scheme that offers a host of benefits and discounts
  • Annual staff survey to allow you to provide us with feedback on what it’s like to work for us
  • Annual children’s/staff awards which celebrates the successes and achievements of our children and staff

For more information about us please watch the Transform film at

Transform Trust and its Academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This appointment is subject to safer recruitment procedures, including satisfactory references, medical, enhanced DBS with children’s barred list clearance and completion of safeguarding children in education training. Don’t forget to check out our Recruitment Privacy Notice