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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    5 July 2024 at 8am

  • Date listed

    20 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Term time: Monday to Friday. 8:15am – 3:10pm Term time plus one week (staff inset days to be worked)

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£22,737 - £23,500

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Appropriate knowledge of first aid
  • Use basic technology – computer, video, and photocopier
  • Ability to relate well to children and adults
  • Work constructively as part of a team, understanding classroom roles and responsibilities and your own position within these
  • To be aware of all school policies and procedures
  • To have some knowledge of NC requirements, especially literacy, numeracy and PSHE (e.g. ELS/ ALS/ FLS/ LPU/ Springboard)
  • Effective use of ICT to support learning
  • Understanding of relevant polices/codes of practice and awareness of relevant legislation
  • General understanding of national/foundation stage curriculum and other basic learning programmes/strategies
  • Basic understanding of child development and learning
  • Ability to self-evaluate learning needs and actively seek learning opportunities
  • Working with or caring for children of relevant age

What the school offers its staff

Local Government Pension Scheme, Contractual Sick Pay , Occupational Health Service, Employee Assistance Programme, Free Car Parking, Holiday Pay, Cycle to work scheme

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), Medical, 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 Dean Trust Wigan

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
808 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Dean Trust Wigan is part of The Dean Trust, which has a number of very high performing schools and a proven track record of sustained improvement. The Dean Trust’s core values include traditional academic education, excellent discipline and respect, resulting in improved attainment and progress. “Believe, Achieve, Succeed” has been embraced by all of the schools in The Dean Trust.

Ofsted October 2023- 'Pupils and staff at the school are right to identify the Dean Trust Wigan as an improving school...The school has high expectations for pupils’ academic achievement. Pupils understand how they should behave. Most pupils meet the school’s raised expectations for behaviour. In lessons, most pupils embody the school’s values of ‘be ready, be respectful, be responsible’ through their improved attitudes to learning'.

Arranging a visit to Dean Trust Wigan

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email ashishchacko@deantrustwigan.co.uk.

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