Teaching Assistant

Bedford High School, Leigh, Lancashire, WN7 2LU

9 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    5 June 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    12 May 2022

Job details

Working pattern

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  • 30 hours per week, Monday to Friday, core hours 8.00 am - 3.00 pm. You will be working term time only.

Contract type

Fixed term (12 months temporary)


G3 pro rata £

Teaching Assistant job summary

We seek to appoint a talented and highly motivated colleague with energy and drive. This post would suit an experienced colleague who has worked with and supported students in a secondary school or similar setting. You will provide pastoral and learning support to students in the classroom, supporting both teachers and students. You will provide feedback to students in relation to progress and achievement under the guidance of the teacher. You will assist with the planning of learning activities and monitor students learning. You will work across the school site, in our inclusion unit, in the classroom or outside the main teaching area. This is an opportunity for you to join a school which is highly successful and popular and continues to improve. We gained a judgement of ‘Good’ in our last inspection and the school maintains strong examination performance at KS4.

Additional allowances

In return we offer you a committed staff and student body as well as dedicated, professional, hard-working Governors; you will be well supported. We offer a positive school culture, opportunities for further professional development and strong support from the Senior Leadership Team. We have family friendly policies, provide EAP support; staff well-being is at the heart of our school.

Applying for the job

If you feel you have the necessary skills and qualities to undertake this role, we will be delighted to receive your application. Please complete the relevant application form in full and attach a letter of no more than 2 sides of A4 which should be accurately written, presented in an organised way and captures the reader with its relevance. We do not accept CVs. Return completed forms to Mrs Claire Taylor, HR Facilities & Communication Manager at the school address or by email to recruitment@bedford.wigan.sch.uk

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Supporting documents

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About Bedford High School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1046 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
01942 909009

This is an opportunity for you to join a school which is highly successful and popular, continues to improve and was judged Good at the last inspection. We can offer you a committed staff and student body, as well as dedicated, professional, hard-working Governors. Our staff wellbeing is at our heart.
We are:
• A popular community school.
• An inclusive school whose pupils constantly aim high.
• A team of highly experienced, enthusiastic and dedicated professionals who are passionate about teaching and learning.
• Committed to personal and professional development.
• Offering a high-quality learning environment.
• A school where relationships are positive.
• Determined to become an Outstanding school.

Arranging a visit to Bedford High School

If you would like to visit school please contact a member of our recruitment team by email.

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