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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    28 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    13 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£26,421.00 - £28,770.00 Annually (FTE) Level 3 Pro rata of points 12 – 17 £26,421 - £28,770 (Actual £20,463 - £22,282) for 32.5 hrs - pay award pending

Teaching Assistant - Level 3 job summary

Teaching Assistant - Level 3

Full Time (32.5 hrs per week) to start from 1st September 2024

1 x Permanent (initially based in KS1)

1 X Permanent (initially based in KS2)

Salary: Level 3 Pro rata of points 12 – 17 £26,421 - £28,770 (Actual Salary £20,463 - £22,282) for 32.5 hrs - pay award pending

The role will require working under the guidance/instruction of designated teaching/senior staff, to implement agreed work programmes with individuals/ small groups, in or out of the classroom. This could include those requiring detailed knowledge in particular areas and will involve assisting the teacher in the whole planning cycle and the management/preparation of resources. Staff may also supervise whole classes occasionally during the short-term, unplanned absence of teachers. The primary focus will be to support teaching and learning within the school.

Werneth Primary School

Werneth Primary School is a two-form entry Primary School, with children from Nursery to Year 6. We are a part of the Pinnacle Learning Trust, alongside Broadfield Primary School, Alexandra Park Junior School, Hathershaw College and Oldham Sixth Form College.

Rated 'Good' by Ofsted in May, 2023, we serve a diverse school community and are committed to making sure that every child makes excellent progress, no matter their starting point.

Our school values of Care-Aspire-Persevere are values that are lived by our children and by our Staff Team.

Education is part of the foundation of our children's future success, so we aim to raise aspirations so that expectations can be surpassed in every lesson, every day. We want our children to build a love of learning, enjoy our wonderful curriculum and access the many learning and personal development opportunities provided for them.

By joining the Werneth Primary School Team, you will benefit from our extensive CPD programme (supplemented by The Pinnacle Learning Trust Research School) and enjoy working with our expert and committed staff, our aspirational families and our wonderful children.

You can get a feel for the passion we have at Werneth Primary School through our website, but please do organise to come in and meet us in person. That’s the best way to get a sense of the dynamic and broad education that our children are enjoying and what your future at Werneth Primary School can be.

The Pinnacle Learning Trust

At the Pinnacle Learning Trust, we celebrate students’ uniqueness and support our young people to flourish and become responsible, successful citizens who contribute positively to their communities. Our Trust invests in each member of staff, offering them professional development opportunities, including designation as Evidence Leads in Education for the Research School; delivery of school-to-school support; CPD facilitation and support for trainee teachers. Staff have access to opportunities to develop their teaching practice, such as training on metacognition, virtual classroom coaching and retrieval practice. As a Trust, we celebrate diversity by encouraging an understanding of our communities, faiths and cultures.

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Additional Reasons to Join Us:

Automatic enrolment into a Pension Scheme

Cycle to work schemes available

Various health and wellbeing benefits (including on site gym membership at Oldham Sixth Form College and The Hathershaw College)

Free on-site parking

Excellent opportunities for CPD and career development

Commitment to Safeguarding

Werneth Primary School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff, governors and volunteers to share this commitment. Applicants must be willing to undergo pre-employment checks. Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The Pinnacle Learning Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups and ethnic minorities.

Commitment to safeguarding

As part of our safeguarding commitment and promoting the welfare of children any offers of employment will be subject to satisfactory DBS checks as part of the pre-employment procedures. The Pinnacle Learning Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups and ethnic minorities.

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About Werneth Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
430 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

The Pinnacle Learning Trust founded in 2017, is a thriving Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) operating across all phases of education to the age of eighteen. Our mission is to improve the lives and life chances of young people in Oldham and the local area, by a commitment to raising aspirations and achievements across all our academies, through the development of outstanding practice based upon partnerships. Our purpose is to provide excellent academies for our children and young people which establish a culture of high aspirations, and provide and nurture an ethos whereby students learn by example and grow morally and socially.

The Trust currently comprises of 4 academies:

Werneth Primary School (3-11)

Broadfield Primary School (2 – 11)

The Hathershaw College (11-16)

Oldham Sixth Form College (16-19)

We are proud of our caring, inclusive ethos where we set high standards and expectations to our students to achieve their very best. We also expect the very best of our staff and provide a full induction and training package relevant to the job role.

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