We are now part of the ONE trust! Our facilities are outstanding and purpose built to ensure we can provide the very best educational opportunities! We have some spare places in some year groups if you would like to join our new journey!

Teacher Assistant

Job Title: KS1 Teacher Assistant

Salary: Level 2 NO3   FTE £23,114

 32.5 hours per week, term time only.


Contract: Permanent


Address: Simonside Primary School, Bedeburn Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE5 4LG

We are a newly formed Multi Academy Trust, ONE Trust, One Vision, Ambition for All.

You will be employed by ONE Academy Trust to work at Simonside Primary School and any other location which may reasonably be required by the Board of Trustees for the proper performance and exercise of your duties.

Advert start date: 25th January 2024

Advert end date:  8th February 2024

Advert Text:

The governors and staff of this vibrant and welcoming primary school are seeking to appoint a hardworking and inspirational teacher assistant who has a passion to support for children’s learning. Come and join our friendly, dedicated and hardworking team of professionals.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is an outstanding and motivated teacher assistant who can help raise levels of achievement for all children.
  • Has high aspirations for themselves and the children and be able to show commitment and initiative in this role.
  • Will be an enthusiastic, caring and positive role model.
  • Will work extremely well in a team and communicate well with all stakeholders.
  • Has high expectations of behaviour and will be committed to making a positive influence on the lives of our children.
  • Has experience in KS1 and the teaching of phonics.


We can offer you:

  •          A welcoming and very supportive whole staff team.
  •          Resilient, happy children who are keen to learn and make you smile!
  •          A school rated Good by Ofsted.
  •          CPD opportunities and time to develop your professional skills.
  •          A journey with a school ready to embrace new positive challenges.
  •          Outstanding learning facilities in our new school.

When:  Required March 2024

Interested candidates are warmly invited and encouraged to look around the school. Arranged by contacting Mrs Peck on 0191 2860776.


Simonside Primary School is strongly committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people.

In accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023, an online search will be completed on all shortlisted applicants prior to interview. Any relevant information will be discussed further with the applicant during the interview process.

The Trust is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. All posts are subject to enhanced disclosure and barring service checks. We expect all adults to share our commitment to safeguarding and the health and wellbeing of our pupils.

Application Details: Further information and application forms are available to download from our school website. http://www.simonside.newcastle.sch.uk   A paper copy should be returned to: Mrs Janet Peck, School Business Manager, Simonside Primary School by Noon on Thursday 8th February 2024.

Shortlisting will take place on Fri 9th February 2024 pm.  We will contact via phone those candidates successful for interview.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 14th February 2024