Armley Park Primary School

Vacancies and Volunteering

Armley Park Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All appointments made are subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS).

Teaching Assistant

Posted: 16/10/2023


Armley Park Primary School are looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to join our strong school team and support teaching and learning in school, as well as support specific children with additional needs. This is a fixed term, term-time only appointment. The successful candidate will be based in the Early Years Foundation Stage in the first instance, although you may be asked to work in other year groups in school during the course of your employment.


This post is to support specific children with SEND to learn as effectively as possible – both during individual work and class group work, as well as support children at a whole class level. This vacancy will suit candidates who are enthusiastic, highly motivated, and have the best outcomes for children at heart.


We are seeking candidates who have:

  • A passion for supporting children to learn;

  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work well as a team with staff, parents and external agencies;

  • Energy and enthusiasm for this exciting challenge;

  • High expectations of children;

  • A commitment to continuing professional development.


Armley Park Primary School can offer:

  • A supportive staff team who work collaboratively to secure the best outcomes for pupils;

  • A commitment to your professional development with a range of opportunities to further your career, including a close working partnership with schools across the Trust to further support professional development.

  • An employee perks scheme including discounts and online offers at major high street and online retailers, and salary sacrifice schemes such as cycle to work.


The successful candidate will be joining a like-minded and friendly school team. As part of Owlcotes Multi-Academy Trust, we have access to a network of Lead Practitioners who are equipped to support the successful candidate in developing their career. 

Successful applicants will undergo an enhanced DBS check prior to employment and will abide by Owlcotes Multi-Academy Trust's policies and procedures and Armley Park Primary School's safeguarding and child protection policies. 

The deadline for applications for this role is Monday 30th October 2023 at 12pm. Interviews will take place on Wednesday 1st November 2023 and Thursday 2nd November 2023.  


If you are interested in applying for this role, please see the job description and application form attached to this advert. Please send completed application forms to [email protected] or return completed application forms directly to the school office.

Volunteering at Armley Park Primary School


We welcome parents, carers and other members of the community helping out at school. This can be in different ways eg, helping in the classrooms, listening to children read, helping to enhance the school grounds etc. 


If you are interested in volunteering at school, please contact the school office to discuss this further. All volunteers would need to complete an application form, provide references and any offers are made subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS).

Please see the Owlcotes Multi-Academy Trust website for other opportunities within our Academy Trust.