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  • Job start date

    1 September 2023

  • Closing date

    12 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    16 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Part time: 25 hours per week - term time only

Contract type

Fixed term - 12 months

Full-time equivalent salary

Between £21575 and £21968

What skills and experience we're looking for


  • Implement planned learning activities / teaching programmes as agreed with the teacher, adjusting activities according to pupils’ responses and resolving related problems as appropriate;
  • Participate in planning and evaluation of learning activities with the teacher for the session;
  • Support the teacher in monitoring, assessing and recording pupil progress / activities;
  • Provide feedback to pupils in relation to attainment and progress under the guidance of the teacher;
  • Communicates with pupils to promote learning;
  • Support learning by arranging/providing resources for lessons / activities under the direction of the teacher;
  • Responsible for the careful and safe use equipment including ICT;
  • Support pupils in social, health and emotional well-being, drawing any problems which cannot be resolved to the attention of the teacher;
  • Share information about pupils with other staff, parents / carers, as appropriate;
  • Understand and support independent learning and inclusion of all pupils as required;
  • Maintain confidentiality and adhere to safeguarding procedures;
  • Demonstrate and adhere to the schools health and safety policies and procedures.

Teaching Assistants in this role may also:

  • Assist in the development of individual development plans for pupils;
  • Support the work of volunteers and other teaching assistants in the classroom;
  • Support the use of ICT in the curriculum;
  • Assist with break-time supervision including facilitating games and activities;
  • Assist in escorting and supervising pupils on educational visits and out of school activities;
  • Select, prepare and clear away classroom materials and learning areas ensuring they are available for use, including developing and presenting displays;
  • Support children’s learning through play;
  • Support pupils in developing and implementing their own personal and social development;
  • Assist pupils with eating, dressing and hygiene, as required, whilst encouraging independence;
  • Indicative knowledge, skills and experience;Level 3 NVQ and Level 3 certificate in supporting teaching and learning or equivalent experience.

What the school offers its staff

St Teresa’s Catholic Primary School is a welcoming and vibrant school located in Thornton Cleveleys with 216 pupils currently on roll. We offer a warm family ethos and value the importance of working with the whole community to ensure that St Teresa’s Catholic Primary School is a place where children love learning and make the best progress.

If you are a committed and caring, who learns as well as supports, then we would like to offer you an opportunity to work in a school that has:

  • Engaged and well-behaved children
  • A supportive and welcoming team of staff
  • Gospel values at the heart of the school
  • An attractive and inspiring environment
  • A skilled team of teaching assistants to support the children’s learning

This is a Grade C position. As a member of staff with St Teresa’s Catholic Primary School, you will have the opportunity to make a real difference to the future of lives of our children whilst developing your own professional skills and expertise. Joining our team will offer a wealth of opportunities, including access to well-being support programmes and the chance to become part of an ambitious and supportive network of professionals. We will expect the successful applicant to further enhance our positive culture where we support every child to develop their unique God-given gifts and talents.

Commitment to safeguarding

BEBCMAT is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all learners, staff and visitors.

All posts are subject to:
● Medical clearance
● Verification of qualifications and National Insurance number.
● Two references including a judgement about suitability to work with children.
● A member of the interview panel will be trained in implementing Child Protection procedures.
● In line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023, online search be carried out.
For teaching positions, barred list checks and prohibition from teaching checks will be carried out.
For leadership positions, section 128 checks will be performed.

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About St Teresa's Catholic Primary School

School type
Academy, Roman Catholic, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
218 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
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Arranging a visit to St Teresa's Catholic Primary School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email ann.daly@stteresasprimary.com.

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