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Eton Park Juniors - Teaching Assistant Level 1


Teaching Assistant (Level 1)


DFT Grade 2 - £18,933.00

Pro-rata - £6,602.00 for the hours advertised


15 hours at 39 weeks, Term Time plus INSET days.

Contract Type:


Start Date:

January 2022


Eton Park Juniors

Location: Masefield Crescent, Burton upon Trent, Staffordshire, DE14 2SG

Eton Park is a part of The de Ferrers Trust. We are a Multi Academy Trust currently based in Staffordshire and Derbyshire. We consist of 3 Secondary Academies and 4 Primary Academies.

Eton Park is a purpose-built academy for students between the ages of 7 and 11 and was opened in October 1991.  We have a very generous site which includes playing fields, a hard surface playground, a trim trail, ICT theatre, gardens and a nature conservation area.

Our vision is to ensure that all the children and young people in our care have the opportunity to fulfil their potential through achieving highly, regardless of their ability or background.

At Eton Park we believe in working hard, being kind and choosing wisely. We are privileged to work in a community where we have a positive impact on children’s lives and future every day. 

The Candidate

We are looking to appoint an Teaching Assistant who really cares about helping students to succeed. We are looking for someone who is kind, reliable and has a passion for working in the classroom, or one to one, is enthusiastic and builds rapport well with staff and students alike. 

To be successful in this role you will have knowledge of current practices on supporting children’s learning and behaviour management strategies as well as a good understanding of areas of learning such as literacy, numeracy and science. You will hold a NVQ for Teaching assistants or be able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge, skills, and experience.

Continuing Professional Development

The Trust believes that professional development is key to successful employees and offers excellent opportunities for you to grow and achieve.  We provide tailored Continuing Professional Development, mentoring, support and a range of development opportunities across the Trust.

Benefits Package

The de Ferrers Trust strives to be ‘Employer of Choice’ and are committed to the wellbeing and development of colleagues. Offering an excellent benefit package which includes:

  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Taste Card
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounted Gym Membership

Applicants for positions are welcome to visit the Academy by contacting the Academy on 01283 247910.

How to Apply:

Closing date: 3rd December 2021  
Interview date: 9th December 2021  
Start date: January 2022

You can apply directly to the Trust People Team via the Trust website or email your application to You must complete an application form to be considered. Due to safeguarding reasons we cannot accept C.Vs.

Please note: Completed applications should be received by 9:00am on the closing date.

If you do not hear back after 5 working days from closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. Due to the volume of applications we receive, it is not policy to give individual feedback at this stage.

If you would like to discuss the role, or have any other queries, please contact 01283 247910 and ask to speak to the HR Team.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and this position is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure check under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

All applicants must be able to provide documentation to prove their right to work in the UK.