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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    28 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Term time: 32.5 hours per week

Contract type

Fixed term - 12 months initially due to funding

Pay scale

Actual Salary £17,546 - £18,714 pa (SCP4-6)

What skills and experience we're looking for

We have two vacancies for 1-1 Teaching Assistants for enthusiastic and motivated individuals who are committed and passionate about supporting children with additional needs in school and who are able to provide high quality support. These are wonderful opportunities to join a welcoming and supportive team in a growing school.

We are looking for people who are:

  • Caring, committed and highly motivated
  • Have high expectations of all pupils’ achievement and behaviour
  • Hardworking and a team player who can work on their own initiative
  • An Apprenticeship could be considered for the right candidate

This position will be based at St. John’s CE, Thornham but may from time to time require travel as necessary to collaborate with other schools which are all locally based.

What the school offers its staff

We offer:

  • A happy and welcoming working environment
  • Opportunities for professional development in a growing Trust
  • A strong school community that places children, families and staff at the heart of everything we do
  • A supportive team who will work with and alongside you to achieve the very best
  • LGPS career average pension scheme including life insurance and dependent's pension
  • Generous holiday entitlement and sick pay scheme, increasing with length of service

Further details about the role

St. John’s CE, Thornham is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The Cranmer Education Trust follows safer recruitment practices. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020 and appointment is therefore subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service. For further information please refer to:

the Cranmer Education Trust’s Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy Trust Policies | Cranmer Education Trust

  • The Trust’s statement on the employment of ex-offenders, in the vacancy Documents section.
  • The job description and person specification for further information regarding the safeguarding responsibilities of the role.

Follow the link Cranmer Education Trust - Careers site to apply for this vacancy. Please note CVs are not accepted.

Closing date for applications: Monday 15 July 2024, 9am

You are advised to submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to close posts at any time once we have received sufficient applications.

Interviews: Friday 19th July 2024

Start Date: 1 September 2024

The Cranmer Education Trust is an equal opportunities employer and will provide reasonable support to disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About St John’s Church of England Primary School, Thornham

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
Up to 105 pupils
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
0161 6434687

Our school is a place where children and staff flourish through strong partnerships with parents enabling our children to meet their full potential. The team is committed to children's well-being, achieving high standards and providing the best opportunities. The school is set in the middle of a farming community surrounded by fields yet not far from Rochdale and Oldham with good links to the motorway and public transport networks.We are delighted to have recently joined the Cranmer Education Trust and are excited about working alongside our family of schools.
Our school is currently half form entry but will be growing to become one form entry from September 2024 with an extension on our build starting very soon.

Arranging a visit to St John’s Church of England Primary School, Thornham

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email jjastrzebski@cranmeredt.org.

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