3 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    21 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    7 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: Monday to Friday 35hrs per week

Contract type

Fixed term - 1 year initially

Full-time equivalent salary

Between £24,294 and £25,979

Pay scale

Grade 4

What skills and experience we're looking for

For this job we are looking for:

Experience of working with or caring for children of a relevant age.

Experience of working with pupils with additional needs.

Numeracy/literacy skills with a good level of knowledge and understanding (at a level equivalent to NQF Level 2).

NVQ Level 3 for Teaching Assistants or equivalent qualification or experience.

Willingness and ability to undertake HLTA Level responsibilities (refer to HLTA standards).

Willingness to participate in training, performance management and self evaluate learning needs and actively seek learning opportunities.

Training in the relevant learning strategies and /or in a particular curriculum or learning area, e.g. bilingual.

Ability to relate well to children and adults.

Ability to work as part of a team.

An understanding of the role of the Teaching Assistant and other professionals working in the classroom.

Ability to use relevant technology eg photocopier.

Effective use of ICT to support learning.

Full working knowledge and understanding of national/foundation stage curriculum and other basic learning programmes/strategic processes and barriers to learning.

Understanding the principles of child development and learning processes.

Ability to organise, motivate and lead a team.

Knowledge of strategic processes and barriers to learning, including e.g. behaviour management strategies.

Ability to self-evaluate learning needs and actively seek learning opportunities.

Willingness to undertake first aid training as appropriate.

The role holder must have a command of spoken English which is sufficient to enable the effective performance of the role, including the ability to speak with confidence and accuracy and the ability to listen and respond appropriately dependent on the audience.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • Motivated children who are eager to learn
  • A very supportive school community
  • Quality CPD

Further details about the role

Please email your completed application to:


Commitment to safeguarding

We are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils. All staff and volunteers are expected to share the same commitment. The above post will be subject to enhanced DBS checks, satisfactory references and will be exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

The effective safeguarding of children can only be achieved by putting children at the centre of a system where we listen and hear what they say. Every individual within Claremont Primary School will play their part.

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 job@claremont.manchester.sch.uk

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About Claremont Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
640 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
0161 226 2066

We are an outward looking school, actively engaging and celebrating the diversity of our wider community. We provide a welcoming environment and implement a creative, enquiry based curriculum. We provide a range of enrichment activities and visits and ensure school is a physically secure, emotionally safe and a socially supportive environment. We offer opportunities for collaborative learning and development at all levels.

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