7 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    5 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    4 May 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Grade 5: £22,369 -£24,054 (£18,257 - £20,076 actual salary) Grade 6: £24,496 - £26,845 (£19,993 - £22,406 actual salary)

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Headteacher and Governors are looking to appoint a class teaching assistant from September 2023. The applicant should be enthusiastic, nurturing, committed and have high expectations of all children.

Our vision for the children in our care is to enable them to become confident, resilient, successful individuals who will thrive in their education and beyond.

We are looking to recruit an outstanding individual who:

  • is dedicated to supporting children to reach their full potential both academically and emotionally;
  • is enthusiastic to teach in a deprived area and make a real difference to those they work with;
  • nurtures the learners in their care; supporting and challenging them to do the best they can;
  • is dedicated to developing their own subject knowledge;
  • who is committed to working as part of a team, building positive relationships with all stakeholders

What the school offers its staff

In return, we offer:

  • a commitment to supporting wellbeing of staff through wellbeing and attendance days;
  • a supportive, enthusiastic, friendly and caring staff with a real ‘family’ feel;
  • a school which is warm, welcoming and where you can make a real difference;
  • a hard-working and dedicated SLT and governing board who are reflective and forward thinking.
  • support with training to fulfil the role effectively.

Further details about the role

Please use the Cheshire East application form and complete as fully as possible. (CVs will not be considered).

In addition, as part of our robust recruitment process and adherence to best practices in safer recruitment, we request that applicants provide their full employment history, (since leaving school, including education, employment and voluntary work) including reasons for any gaps in employment.

In your letter of application, we would like to understand more about how your skills, knowledge and experience meets the person specification for the role.

The closing date for applications is noon on Monday 5th June 2023.

Interviews and short pupil interaction observations will be carried out during this week.

Commitment to safeguarding

Beechwood primary school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The offer of employment is subject to the undertaking of pre-employment checks which will include References, Health, Right to Work in the UK, DBS (Enhanced with barred list check) and a Declaration of not being disqualified under the Childcare (Disqualification) Regulations 2009.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to sbm@beechwood.cheshire.sch.uk

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Upload additional documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Beechwood Primary School and Nursery

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
448 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11
Phone number
01270 214490

Beechwood Primary School is based in the heart of Crewe. The local community is very much involved with the school and supports us in many ways. We are a school that encompasses hard-working, happy children and staff. Members of staff work hand in hand towards the school's vision and thus enable children to feel secure, valued and able to grow into responsible individuals ready to embark on secondary education.

Arranging a visit to Beechwood Primary School and Nursery

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email head@beechwood.cheshire.sch.uk.

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