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Classroom Assistant 1:1 (SEN)
  • Employer: Farnworth CE Primary School
  • Reference: Pri/22/219265
  • Published: Mon 14/11/2022, 14:44 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 01/12/2022, 16:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 22.83 hours per week, Monday - Friday 8.30am - 2pm
  • Salary: £18,887 - £19,264 FTE (+ SEN allowance of £1347)
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Pit Lane, Widnes WA8 9HS, Cheshire

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Classroom Assistant 1:1 (SEN)

Farnworth CE Primary School,

Pit Lane




Tel: 0151 424 3042


Farnworth CE Primary School is a highly popular two form entry Church of England school with close links to St Luke’s Church.  The Governing Body are delighted to advertise the opportunity for the right candidate to become part of a caring and conscientious team, who together aim to take our good school to the next level. 


We are seeking to appoint a Classroom Assistant to work for 22.83hrs hours per week supporting a child with additional needs. Temporary until 31 August 2023 or until the child leaves the School (either voluntarily or be subject to a permanent exclusion); no longer requires your support or the funding is reviewed, whichever is the sooner.


Contract Type: Temporary

22.83hrs hours per week 08.30am – 14.00pm

Grade:  HBC2 SCP 03 – 04 (£18,887 - £19,264 FTE plus SEN allowance: £1347 PA FTE)

Job Details: We are seeking to appoint a caring, sensitive and patient Special Needs Classroom Assistant to support a child in Key Stage 1 with ASD and speech and language needs.

The child needs 1:1 support in order to allow them to access their learning and participate fully in school life. The ability to form a safe, secure and supportive relationship with the child whilst showing patience and understanding will be an essential requirement of the successful candidate.

Working under the direction of the class teacher and SENCO you will need to demonstrate a commitment to teamwork, have experience of working with children with speech and language needs and possess effective communication skills as you will be liaising closely with the parents and other professionals.

Suitable candidates should be willing / able to:-

  • Liaise between the family and school
  • Provide a multi-sensory approach to all teaching and learning activities
  • Maintain firm boundaries in a calm manner
  • Work to develop positive relationships
  • Break learning into manageable tasks
  • Give positive and constructive feedback to the child

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be required to complete a CRB disclosure.

Telephone: 0151 424 3042

Closing date: Thursday 1st December 4.00 pm

Shortlisting: Friday 2nd December

Interviews: Monday 5th December