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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible.

  • Closing date

    14 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    22 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Between £22,369 and £24,054

What skills and experience we're looking for

Level 3 NVQ or relevant Level 3 diploma in specialist support for teaching and learning on the Qualification and Credit Framework

Literacy and Numeracy skills equivalent to Level 2 of the National Qualification & Credit Framework

Training in relevant learning strategies e.g. literacy/ EYFS or training in a particular curriculum or learning area e.g. bi-lingual, sign language, dyslexia, ICT, maths, English, CACHE etc

Experience of working with children in an educational setting who may have different individual needs and learning styles

Experience of preparing/contributing to resources to support learning programmes

Experience of effectively using ICT and other technology such as digital recorders and photocopiers, and resolving straightforward problems in their operation

Interpersonal skills to build and maintain effective relationships with all pupils and colleagues

Communication skills to liaise sensitively with parents and carers

Creative skills to contribute to and adapt learning activities relating to the National Curriculum and other learning objectives

To promote a positive ethos and good role model

Team-work skills to work collaboratively with colleagues, understanding classroom roles and responsibilities and your own position within these

To continually improve own practice/knowledge through self evaluation and learning from others

Knowledge of relevant policies/codes of practice/ and awareness of relevant legislation (EYFS) and the responsibilities of the role within these for promoting pupils’ welfare

Knowledge of national/foundation stage curriculum and other relevant learning programmes/strategies

Understanding of the principles of child development and learning processes

Understanding of equal opportunities and inclusion and how it applies in a school setting

To work flexibly as the workload demands

Occasional out of hours working to support school functions

What the school offers its staff

Boundary Primary School is a two-form entry primary school with a Nursery. We are situated in Grange Park, Blackpool. We have 432 pupils on roll. The school is an integral part of the Grange Park community and has earned a reputation for providing an excellent and rounded education for children in the area.

We care about your child/children beyond their academic abilities within the classroom and value each child as an individual whilst appreciating the ups and downs of life they each face. The emotional health and well-being of your child is of utmost importance to us, as we want all children that come to our school to be happy and content and to achieve their full potential in life.

We believe in the importance of lifelong learning and the contribution made by each individual to our community of learners. This includes all children, parents, staff, Governors and the wider community.

Our curriculum is centred around the aims and values of our school and has been designed to respond to the particular needs of our community - taking into account the knowledge and skills to be taught, as well as the levels of ability of the children, our teachers create exciting, engaging and motivating learning journeys.

Our curriculum goals are:

  • To give pupils appropriate experiences to develop as confident, resilient, responsible citizens
  • To provide a rich ‘cultural capital’
  • To provide a coherent, structured, academic curriculum that leads to sustained mastery for all and a
  • greater depth of understanding for those who are capable.

By ensuring that our curriculum and all subsequent learning is based on evidence from cognitive science, we know that:

  • Learning is most effective with spaced repetition.
  • Retrieval of previously learned content is frequent and regular, which increases both storage and
  • Retrieval strength.

Further details about the role

Job title: Teaching Assistant Level 3 to work in EYFS

Salary: Grade D, scale point 7-11, pro rata Contract type: One permanent position and one temporary (until July 2024)

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 Boundary Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
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School size
419 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
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Dear Candidate,

Thank you for taking an interest in the post of Higher Level Teaching Assistant – Level 4 at our School.

At Boundary Primary School we work hard to provide the best education we can for our pupils and we are
continuously driving for improvement – living up to our motto ‘we work as one to be the best that we can be!’
We take the ‘whole child’ into account. We want our pupils to leave school with excellent subject knowledge
and skills, but also to leave as caring, respectful, tolerant and enthusiastic learners, who are well-equipped to
become good citizens.

If you believe in our philosophy and have a strong commitment to the professional development of yourself and others, we look forward to receiving your application.

Miss S. Ashton

Arranging a visit to Boundary Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email vicky.jones-boast@boundary.blackpool.sch.uk.

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