11 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 November 2021

  • Application deadline

    1 October 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    13 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Part-time
27.5 hours per week, term-time only, Monday-Friday
Contract type
Fixed term (To be reviewed July 2022)
Annual or full-time equivalent (FTE) salary
£18,562
Actual salary
£11,762

Job summary

  • Level 2 Teaching Assistant + SEN Post (temporary)

    An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Outstanding Christian Primary School

    School name: Parish CE Primary School
    School address: Charles St, St Helens, Merseyside, WA10 1LW
    Telephone: 01744 678430
    Job title: Level 2 Teaching Assistant
    Grade: SCP 3, 27.5 hours per week term time only plus 5 training days
    Salary: £18,562 (pro rata £11,762) + SEN Allowance (£839 per annum)

    We are a very successful, happy primary school built on Christian beliefs and values. Our last OFSTED inspection was in 2016, and we were delighted to be rated as Outstanding. We joined Liverpool Diocesan Schools Trust in February 2018.
    Liverpool Diocesan Schools Trust (LDST) is a rapidly growing multi-academy trust at the next crucial stage of its development. It was established in 2014 by the Diocese of Liverpool to provide its schools with a Multi Academy Trust that has the vision and values of the Church of England at its heart. All of our schools are rated at least Good by OFSTED and 63% of our academies are outstanding.
    We are looking to appoint a suitably qualified Level 2 Teaching assistant. The role will involve supporting learning in a key stage 2 class.
    The successful candidates will be:-


    • Experienced in supporting children in Key Stage 2

    • Aware of good practice in supporting children’s mental health and wellbeing

    • Able to deliver small group sessions to help deepen children’s understanding

    • Proactive in their approach to maintaining high standards

    • Able to maintain a positive outlook

    • Eager to develop their skills and abilities

    • Able to motivate and inspire all children

    • Sympathetic to the Christian ethos of our school

      We can offer you: -


    • Well behaved and motivated children

    • A happy, positive environment

    • A committed and caring staff team

    • A supportive Senior Leadership Team and Governing Body

    • A well-resourced learning and teaching environment

    • A commitment to your professional development

      The closing date for applications will be on Friday 1st October at 10am. All applications should be either emailed to rachel.clare@ldst.org.uk or posted to the school for the attention of Mrs Rachel Clare, School Business Manager.
      Visits to the school are sadly not feasible at this time however further information can be gained from phoning the school office on 01744 678430 and asking to speak with Mrs J Young, Headteacher.
      The Selection Day will take place on Wednesday 6th October 2021.
      A candidate information pack and an application form can be downloaded from our website: www.parish.st-helens.sch.uk

      Liverpool Diocesan Schools Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and, expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointment to this post is subject to 2 satisfactory references and verification of qualifications. This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (2013 and 2020) and will be subject to an enhanced DBS certificate with a children’s barred list check. You will also be required to complete a criminal self-disclosure form if you are short-listed for the post.


    Additional allowances

    £839 SEN Allowance

    Applying for the job

    The closing date for applications will be on Friday 1st October at 10am. All applications should be either emailed to rachel.clare@ldst.org.uk or posted to the school for the attention of Mrs Rachel Clare, School Business Manager.
    Visits to the school are sadly not feasible at this time however further information can be gained from phoning the school office on 01744 678430 and asking to speak with Mrs J Young, Headteacher.
    The Selection Day will take place on Wednesday 6th October 2021.
    A candidate information pack and an application form can be downloaded from our website: www.parish.st-helens.sch.uk

    Supporting documents

    If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

    School overview

    School type
    Academy, Church of England, ages 3 to 11
    Education phase
    Primary
    School size
    203 pupils enrolled
    Age range
    3 to 11
    Contact phone number
    01744678430

    About Parish Church of England Primary School, St Helens

    Parish is a very successful, happy school built on Christian beliefs and values.
    It is a one form entry Church of England Primary school with an intake of 30 children each September. We also have a Pre-School Nursery which offers 30 hours per week placements and wraparound care.

    Our dedicated and dynamic team at Parish work extremely hard to ensure that all our children are able to learn in an inclusive, safe and secure environment. We aim to provide a high-quality education, which enables each child to realise their full potential. We value strong partnerships with parents, governors, the Church and local community and work closely with them to ensure that our children leave the school as well-rounded individuals.

    We were judged to be ‘outstanding’ in all areas by Ofsted in January 2016 and we were also awarded an ‘outstanding Church School’ grading in our June 2016 SIAMs inspection.

    In 2020 we received the ‘School Governor of the Year’ award and the ‘Innovative and Creative Literacy’ award for the second year running at the prestigious Educate Awards and we also hold many educational accolades, such as the British Council International School Award and the School Games Gold Award

    We are proud of our school and hope that our website will give you a real insight into what makes Parish a truly special place to work and learn.

    School location

    Charles Street, St Helens, Merseyside, WA10 1LW

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