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Teaching Assistant
  • Employer: St Werburgh & St Columba Primary School
  • Reference: P/22/211580
  • Published: Fri 16/09/2022, 15:16 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 07/10/2022, 9:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Term Time
  • Hours: 32.5 hours per week, 38 weeks per year
  • Salary: Grade 4, 32.5 hours, 38weeks
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: St Werburgh's & St Columba's Primary School, Cheshire

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Teaching Assistant

Teaching Assistant

Grade 4 – 32.5 Hours per week, 5 days, 38 weeks per year, temporary until 31st August 2023 in the first instance.

St Werburgh’s & St Columba’s Catholic Primary School is seeking to appoint a caring, enthusiastic teaching assistant who is able to support teaching and learning across the school, and is willing to take part in the life of the school and support our Catholic ethos.

The successful candidate will work alongside teaching and other support staff to support a pupil with additional needs on a one-to-one basis and provide general support in the classroom. Experience of working with children with specific needs is essential.  You will also possess excellent behavioural management skills and the capacity to develop positive relationships with children.

You will be an effective communicator with children, parents and staff, develop positive relationships to assist the progress and attainment of children and have a positive approach to managing children’s behaviour. An understanding of safeguarding and adherence to school policy will be expected.

Applicants must be highly motivated and committed to the school’s high standards of pupil achievement. They will also need to be committed to the strong teamwork ethos within our school.  Applicants will ideally hold relevant ‘team teach’ training or be willing to undertake this course.

We can offer you:

  • Friendly, enthusiastic and aspiring pupils.
  • Supportive governors, parish and parents.
  • Committed and highly motivated staff.
  • The opportunity to work in a creative environment with a rich cultural diversity.
  • A commitment to continued professional development

Visits to our school are welcomed. Please contact us to arrange your visit by emailing or call 01244 478954.

The closing date for applications is Friday 7th October 2022 at 9am.

The Governors and all at St Werburgh's and St Columba's Catholic Primary School place the highest regard on the safety of all the children in our care and full safeguarding checks including an enhanced DBS check will be carried out before a contract and appointment is confirmed.