71 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    11/11/2024 or sooner if available

  • Closing date

    3 October 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    10 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant
  • HLTA (higher level teaching assistant)

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time: 32.5 hours a week (including lunch duty) split between the role as a Teaching Assistant in Year One (19 hours 30 minutes a week) and the role as a Higher Level Teaching Assistant (13 hours a week),

Contract type


Pay scale

Grade 6 TA3 / Grade 7 HLTA

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Governors at Barnoldswick Church of England Primary School are seeking to appoint an inspirational, dynamic and motivated teaching assistant, who is passionate about ensuring every child reaches their full potential. This is an exciting opportunity for a candidate who:

  • is an outstanding practitioner with a creative approach and determination to raise standards;
  • has high expectations for pupil achievement and conduct and able to lead by example;
  • has good interpersonal skills with the ability to work well as part of our team;
  • is committed to working in partnership with the Church, local community and parents;
  • For the role as a Teaching Assistant in Year One (19 hours 30 minutes a week), you will have experience of working with children in a classroom environment;
  • For the role as a Higher Level Teaching Assistant (13 hours a week), you will have experience of planning, preparing, delivering, assessing and marking learning activities for whole classes.

What the school offers its staff

In return we offer:

  • a talented and enthusiastic teaching and support staff team
  • a supportive and proactive Governing Body
  • well behaved children who are eager to learn
  • fantastic professional development opportunities in a welcoming two-form entry school

Further details about the role

Essential Qualifications

  • NVQ level 4 or above qualification
  • Level 2 or equivalent qualification in English/Literacy and Mathematics/Numeracy
  • HLTA or QTS Status

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.

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 bursar@barnoldswick.lancs.sch.uk

Visas cannot be sponsored.
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About Barnoldswick Church of England Controlled Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
367 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Phone number
01282 813014

Barnoldswick Church of England Primary School is a thriving, popular and successful school. We take pride in delivering a happy, safe and caring environment and our tailored curriculum has been designed to support every child's unique needs. Our strong Christian faith and values are at the heart of everything we do and ensures our children flourish into independent, thoughtful and considerate members of our modern day society.

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