• Support Staff
  • Carlisle

Website CaldewLeaSchool Caldew Lea Primary School


Salary Grade:  Grade 5 – FTE £21,968 p/a

Actual Salary: £16,504.86 pro rata

Required from: 01 September, 2023

Hours: 32.5 hrs p/w

Status: Initially fixed term until 31 August, 24

Weeks Worked: 38 term weeks + 1




Caldew Lea Primary School is a school very much at the heart of the local community it serves. It has a long and proud tradition of educating and inspiring the children of west Carlisle. The Trustees are seeking to employ an outstanding teacher who is creative, imaginative, highly motivated and committed to improving the life chances of children.


Caldew Lea became part of the Cumbria Education Trust in the Autumn Term 2019; it is led with shared vision, honesty and purpose. CET is a growing multi academy trust based in Cumbria; it is committed to creating outstanding, innovative and inspiring learning environments for our schools and their communities. The successful candidate will be joining CET at an exciting time, as we continue to build on our successes and move forward on our journey to establish ourselves as one of the highest performing MATs in the North of England.


This is an exciting opportunity to join the School at a pivotal time and be part of our vision of providing an inspiring and innovative education for the pupils at Caldew Lea Primary School.


We are looking for an enthusiastic teaching assistant to join us as soon as possible. Ideally, you will be an experienced TA willing to work across all year groups.


The successful candidate will:

  • Be a good communicator committed to being part of an effective support team within the whole school community
  • Set high expectations and have a commitment to supporting learners to achieve well
  • Be self-motivated, adaptable and reliable
  • Have experience of working with young children with SEND/SEMH needs

We can offer:

  • A commitment to your personal and professional development and the opportunity to develop your role.
  • Friendly and enthusiastic children and a supportive team ethos.


If you have the qualities required, along with the passion and aspirations to contribute to the success of the School and the MAT, then we would welcome an application from you. Please state your strengths in your application letter – experience of supporting across a range of age groups would be advantageous.


Please Note: The Cumbria Education Trust does not accept CVs. If you wish to apply for this post please complete an application form which can be found along with the job description and/or recruitment pack on the Trust’s website at http://www.cumbriaeducationtrust.org/vacancies


Please send completed applications to: kcoulthard@caldewlea.cumbria.sch.uk


Remember to include a supporting letter and ensure that you give contact telephone numbers (daytime and evening) and contact numbers and email addresses for your referees.


Closing date: Wednesday 7th June 2023

Interviews shall be held: Week commencing 12th June 2023


For an informal discussion or to arrange a visit, please contact the School Office on: 01228 526611


To apply for this job email your details to applications@cumbriaeducationtrust.org.