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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    20 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    3 May 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

Part time, term time: Monday to Friday, 8.45am to 3.00pm (27.5 hours), term time only

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Between £23,114 and £23,893

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful applicant will:

- Work closely with the class teacher and SEND team to support learning and enhance quality first teaching

- Be committed to upholding our school's values and nurturing ethos

- Have a passion for developing children's learning across the curriculum, especially for children with SEND

- Build strong relationships with children, staff and families and work as part of a team

- Be committed to whole-school life and be willing to support extra-curricular activities and school events, if required

- Be able to demonstrate good communication skills, especially with children with SEND

- Show a willingness to develop and engage in continuous professional development

Essential Qualifications, Experience & Skills:

- English and Maths GCSE (or equivalent)

- TA qualification NVQ Level 2 (or equivalent)

- Experience of working with children

Desirable Qualifications, Experience & Skills:

- First Aid qualification

- Current Safeguarding training

- Any specialist SEND training

- Experience of working with children with SEND

What the school offers its staff

  • children who are full of enthusiasm.
  • a dedicated staff team who are committed to supporting each other.
  • a curriculum with an emphasis on developing enquiring minds.
  • opportunities for continuous professional development and career progression.
  • well-equipped and resourced classrooms.
  • an opportunity to make a difference and be part of our fantastic team.

Commitment to safeguarding

Heasandford Primary School is an Equal Opportunities Employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community but it is also fully committed to safeguarding our children and staff. In addition, the post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful, you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'. Please also note that in line with KCSIE 2023, an online search will be carried out as part of our due diligence on short-listed candidates.

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About Heasandford Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
621 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number

Heasandford is a wonderful place to work with friendly, hardworking children and a supportive staff team. We are a popular and inclusive school, located close to the centre of Burnley and serving a diverse community. At Heasandford, all staff work tirelessly to ensure we always provide the best for our children and their families, putting the children at the heart of everything we do.

Arranging a visit to Heasandford Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email bursar@heasandford.lancs.sch.uk.

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