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  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    12 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    2 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours a week Our school starts at 08:40 and ends at 15:10. Staff Meetings currently take place on a Wednesday (from 15:20 to 16:20). The contract of employment also includes INSET Days (i.e. term time plus 5 days).

Contract type

Fixed term - For as long as the child remains at our school, the child is in receipt of enhanced funding and/or the child requires additional 1:1 support

Full-time equivalent salary

Actual Salary: £16,876 to £17,441 (FTE: £22,366 to £23,114)

Pay scale

Grade 3 (SCP 2 - 4)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Prior to the start of the new academic year, the Governors and Headteacher at Halton Lodge Primary School wish to appoint THREE skilled and committed 1:1 Learning Support Assistants (Teaching Assistants) to join our team.

We are looking for friendly, caring and compassionate people who have the ability and skills to understand and support children with one of the following:

- a child in KS1 whose primary need is Communication and Interaction;

- two children in the same class, in LKS2, whose primary needs are Communication and Interaction;

- a child in UKS2 whose primary need is Social, Emotional & Mental Health

The successful candidate should have:

  • a NVQ Level 2 or equivalent qualification
  • experience of working with children with Special Educational Needs
  • high expectations for all learners, especially those with additional needs
  • the ability to work closely, and effectively, as a member of a team
  • the ability to take responsibility for supporting individual pupils (and small groups of children) to develop their learning and understanding in all areas of the National Curriculum
  • high personal standards for their performance (including the ability to be welcoming and approachable to parents and pupils, and to behave in an enthusiastic yet responsible manner).

If you feel that you have the skills, energy and enthusiasm to successfully support any of these pupils, we would be delighted to hear from you.

What the school offers its staff

At Halton Lodge Primary School, we can offer you:

  • A friendly, hardworking team of staff,
  • A welcoming and vibrant school,
  • Happy children who enjoy learning.

Further details about the role

Please complete an application form and provide a supporting statement outlining your interest, expressing how you feel you could contribute to our school (on no more than 1 side of A4). If there is one, or more, of the roles that particularly interests you, please state this within your application, so we can see clearly where you feel your skills would be most suited.

Please email your application for the attention of our Headteacher, Mr Anthony Hilldrup, on hr@haltonlodgeps.org.uk

Prospective candidates are invited to visit the school for a show around, to meet the headteacher, be taken on a short tour of the school and learn more about the children we are seeking to support on either of the following dates:

(i) 09:30 on Friday 5th July 2024 (ii) 16:30 on Tuesday 9th July 2024

Please contact the school via email (hr@haltonlodgeps.org.uk) to book on to one of these show arounds.

Closing date: Friday 12th July 2024 at 09:30

Interviews: To take place w/c Monday 15th July 2024

Our school and Weaver Trust place the highest priority on keeping our children safe. Applicants will be subject to a stringent vetting, including an Enhanced DBS check and induction process.

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 Halton Lodge Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
199 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01928 564053

Halton Lodge Primary School is a single form entry primary school - situated in Runcorn (which is part of Halton local authority).

Arranging a visit to Halton Lodge Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email head@haltonlodgeps.org.uk.

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