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  • Job start date

    8 January 2024

  • Closing date

    4 December 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    14 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Part time: 32.50hrs (32½) : Mon – Friday: 8.15am – 3.15pm Lunch: 30 minutes

Contract type

Fixed term - up to 31/08/2024

Full-time equivalent salary

£22,737 - £23,500

Actual salary

£17,102 - £17,676 approx

Pay scale

G3 (SCP 3 – 5)

What skills and experience we're looking for

The Governors of St EdmundArrowsmithCatholic High Schoolwish to appoint a committed Teaching Assistant to join our dedicated Learning Support Team. Applicants should be prepared to work with pupils who may exhibit challenging behaviour and any experience in this field would be an advantage.

The role will include supporting and facilitating learning for specific needs, providing one to one support to ensure that statemented pupils benefit from full access to the curriculum. The successful candidate will work under the direction of the SENCo as part of a wider support team, however the ability to work autonomously when required is essential.

What the school offers its staff

We are an innovative and flourishing school, well regarded for the excellence of our academic achievement and the high level of motivation of pupils and staff. On interview, we ask candidates for their impressions of our school and without fail they comment on how wonderful our students are, the positive team ethos amongst staff and how friendly and welcoming our school is.

It really is worth applying for this post and joining somewhere special.

Commitment to safeguarding

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Offer of employment is subject to safeguarding checks, including an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service clearance, pre-employment health check and references.

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About St Edmund Arrowsmith Catholic High School, Ashton-in-Makerfield

School type
Local authority maintained school, Roman Catholic, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1208 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number

Established in 1961, St Edmund Arrowsmith Catholic High School has a proud history. We are a mixed, voluntary-aided Catholic secondary school for pupils aged 11-16, located in Ashton-in-Makerfield, near Wigan in Greater Manchester. The pupil roll is 1,200 and we are over-subscribed year on year due to the excellent reputation the school holds within the community.

St Edmund Arrowsmith Catholic High School is committed to providing an education rooted in Gospel values, inspiring pupils to make the world a better place. “Prepare the way of the Lord” is the school motto.

Arranging a visit to St Edmund Arrowsmith Catholic High School, Ashton-in-Makerfield

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@arrowsmith.wigan.sch.uk.

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