30 hours per week -term time only (Monday to Friday)

To commence September 2019 or as soon as possible

The Governing Board is looking to appoint an enthusiastic, highly motivated level 3 teaching assistant to support  and develop areas of the wider curriculum with a particular focus on PSHE and Mental Health & Wellbeing. You must have excellent literacy and numeracy skills, NVQ Level 3 or equivalent and experience of working with children in primary phases.

A working understanding of effective teaching and learning is essential, and you must be able to demonstrate an understanding of how children learn.

You must be able to;

  • Promote the Catholic ethos of the school
  • Promote the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils within the classroom
  • Support pupils consistently whilst recognising and responding to their individual needs
  • Promote independence and employ strategies to develop self-reliance
  • Provide feedback to pupils in relation to progress and achievement
  • Be able to use your initiative while following the overall direction of the class and school policies
  • Work with the teacher to establish an appropriate learning environment including support with lesson

planning, evaluating and adjusting lessons/work plans as appropriate

  • Monitor & evaluate pupils’ responses to learning against pre-determined learning objectives
  • Provide objective & accurate feedback & reports to the teacher on pupil achievement
  • Provide emergency class cover
  • Develop areas of the wider curriculum including PSHE and Mental Health & Wellbeing which may include outdoor provision.

We can offer;

  • a caring, friendly school with a strong Catholic ethos
  • a staff team committed to achieving high standards
  • enthusiastic pupils and staff
  • a commitment to continued professional development
  • a forward-looking school, keen to accept new challenges
  • a dedicated, hard-working Governing Board

The school is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people. Therefore, the appointments will be subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Applications must be made on the CES application form available from the School’s Website and emailed once completed to




Closing date:                                                       Friday, 6th September 2019                                                                          

Interview and observation date:                 Monday, 16th September 2019


Any vacancies will be advertised via Tameside Council on Greater Jobs.