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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    12 July 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    2 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time, term time: Working hours will be 26hr 15 mins per week.

Contract type


Actual salary

£13,488 - £13,940

Pay scale

Grade 3

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint a dedicated, hardworking and enthusiastic individual who has an excellent work ethic to join our team in KS1 and KS2.

Required to start 1st September 2024.

26 hours and 15 minutes hours per week, term time, working 38 weeks per year.

This will include supporting pupils at breakfast club 5 mornings per week from 7.45am plus lunch cover every day. A paid break will be provided during the day outside of the lunch hour.

We would like to employ professional, flexible and hardworking Teaching Assistants initially in Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2.

  • Loves working with pupils and is committed to helping them feel safe and happy.
  • Has very high expectations of all children both in the classroom and around school including lunchtimes.
  • Is calm, patient and caring and able to build and maintain excellent relationships with pupils and staff in school
  • Can demonstrate initiative, drive and enthusiasm.
  • Can support with interventions in maths, phonics and reading
  • Puts the wellbeing of pupils at the heart of all they do.
  • Is highly professional and well presented with excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Is flexible, positive and resilient.
  • Is willing to undertake appropriate further training including first aid.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you

  • Happy, well behaved and diligent children.
  • A warm, professional and hardworking team.
  • A calm, well organised and effective organisation to work in.
  • Supportive parents and wider school community.
  • Training to improve your ‘on the job’ skills.

Further details about the role

Prior to applying, you may wish to look at our website and make a visit to the school. School visits can be made on:

Tuesday 9th July 2024


1.30 pm


Please contact Mrs Yates or Miss Dobson on 01942 776670 to book a visit. These are the only visits available but if you are unable to attend you can book a phone call with the HT to discuss the role if necessary.

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 Orrell Holgate Academy

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
204 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01942 776670

Arranging a visit to Orrell Holgate Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email enquiries@admin.holgate.wigan.sch.uk.

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