21 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    7 September 2023

  • Closing date

    29 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    26 May 2023

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary


What skills and experience we're looking for

The Governors are seeking to appoint a committed, hardworking and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant. Further details about the role

What will you do?

  • Work under the guidance of the teacher to support the teaching and learning activities in the classroom.
  • Provide general support to the class teacher in the management and organisation of pupil(s) with special needs in the classroom.
  • Assist the teacher in creating and maintaining a purposeful, orderly and supportive learning environment.
  • Promote the inclusion of all pupils, ensuring they have equal opportunities to learn and develop.
  • Be responsible for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people within the school.

For a more comprehensive list of the job responsibilities, please view the full job description.

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment, understanding classroom roles and responsibilities.
  • Ability to build effective working relationships with all pupils and colleagues.
  • Ability to promote a positive ethos and role model positive attributes.
  • Strong personal numeracy and literacy skills.
  • General understanding of school curriculum and other basic learning programmes/techniques (within specified age ranges).
  • Good understanding of the principles of child development and learning processes.
  • Effective use of ICT to support learning.
  • NVQ level 2 or equivalent Teaching Assistant qualification.
  • Experience of working with SEND children within primary age range and a passion for delivering personalised learning.
  • High expectations of all pupils; respect for their social, cultural, linguistic, religious and ethnic background and a commitment to raising their educational achievements.
  • Willingness to participate in relevant training and development opportunities
  • Able to improve their own practice through observations, evaluations and discussion with colleagues.
  • Willing to uphold the Christian ethos of the school.

What the school offers its staff

  • A happy and caring school, with a distinctive Christian ethos.
  • Well behaved, happy and motivated children.
  • Hard working and dedicated team of staff & Governors.
  • Opportunities for professional and personal development.

Commitment to safeguarding

Wardley CE Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any offer of employment for this post will be subject to a fully enhanced DBS check. Any appointment subsequently made will be subject to the receipt of satisfactory references and other pre-employment checks.

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About Wardley CofE Primary School

School type
Local authority maintained school, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
224 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Phone number
0161 921 1098

Wardley CE is a small, happy and successful Church of England primary school. Our ambition is for every child to fulfil their potential and we celebrate everyone’s uniqueness and the gifts and talents they have. Every child is precious and it is a privilege to play a part in their development. We are very aware that the future is in their hands and we aim to provide them with the skills, knowledge, resilience, enthusiasm and life skills which will equip them to lead a successful and happy life.

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