22 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    17 April 2023

  • Closing date

    23 February 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    24 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - 16 months

Full-time equivalent salary

£21968 - £24054

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint a highly motivated, enthusiastic SEND Support Teaching Assistant, Level 2B to work at our school to support a pupil 1:1 with an EHCP in place providing interventions and support. We are looking for a candidate with excellent practice and a strong commitment to working as part of a team who are keen to support the development of our pupil’s education.

The post is fixed term and will begin as soon as possible or by Monday 17th April running up to 31st August 2024. The position is Monday to Friday and for 30 hours per week. The role will be reviewed at the end of the fixed term based on funding and pupil needs.

What the school offers its staff

Blacko Primary School is a good school with an excellent local reputation. We are set in a rural position in East Lancashire. From all directions, we have views of rolling countryside, with Pendle Hill in the distance. The village of Blacko is well known throughout Lancashire because of Blacko Tower. It was built at around the same time as the school and is a focal point for miles around.

We are proud of our dedicated and committed staff who strive to: provide excellent teaching and learning for all children; pastoral care second to none; a calm happy atmosphere; standards that are above average at the end of both key stages.

All staff voluntarily undertake additional duties such as coaching school teams, organising clubs and running a wide variety of after school activities. We are looking to appoint a teaching assistant who shares this willingness to contribute to the extra-curricular life of school. We would welcome interest and willingness to lead an aspect of school life. We are, of course, interested in the talents and specialisms you can offer us, please state these within your application.

Teaching Assistants have a very important role in supporting and nurturing the high expectations for our children throughout the school. We are looking for a colleague who will contribute to our excellent standards and will form high quality relationships for learning with staff, parents and children

Commitment to safeguarding

At Blacko, the welfare of the child is paramount. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Attitudes towards promoting and safeguarding will be scrutinised during the selection process and discussed at induction. All post holders are subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check. Our policy and practice are in line with the DfE's ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ 2022. We recommend that you read and understand our school's Safeguarding Policy and full Safeguarding Statement before applying to this post.

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 esayle@blacko.penninetrust.org

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About Blacko Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
105 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01282 616669

'From tiny seeds, mighty trees will grow' Blacko Primary School strives to provide a vibrant, nurturing and aspiring environment where individually our children can thrive both academically and personally. An educational family whereby children’s imaginations are ignited and opportunities stretch, develop and inspire a life-long thirst for learning. Blacko Primary School is a good school with an excellent local reputation. We are set in a rural position in East Lancashire. From all directions, we have views of rolling countryside, with Pendle Hill in the distance. The village of Blacko is well known throughout Lancashire because of Blacko Tower. It was built at around the same time as the school and is a focal point for miles around.

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