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Year 6 Teaching Assistant required for a full (12 months) Maternity leave in a ‘Good’ Accrington Catholic Primary School

  • 'Good' Catholic Primary School
  • Full time, long-term position (32 hours per week)
  • Handover period required with the current Year 5, soon to be Year 6 class

Teaching Personnel have been approached by a popular Accrington Primary School and are looking to appoint a Year 6 Teaching Assistant to start just before the Summer holidays covering a full Maternity. The Headteacher is looking to interview as soon as possible and is open to applications for level two & three’s.

The incoming Year 6 Teaching Assistant will enjoy the benefits of working in a 1 form entry, 'Good' popular Primary School on the outskirts of Accrington. When the pupils join the school in the EYFS stage, the levels fall typical for their age, however when they leave in Year 6 results are generally significantly above average. The school previously has been in the top 20% nationally in terms of achievement.

The behaviour in school is excellent and the pupils are polite, well mannered and welcoming, exclusions are unheard of. Staff enjoy coming into school because behaviour is exemplary and attendance is good, in addition the support from senior leaders is constant and evident. The school was described by one parent as an 'asset to its community' and it has successful working relationships with numerous local groups and organisations.

I urge all Teaching Assistants interested in this position to please get in touch! Either give me a call on 01772 842 155 or e-mail me; - In addition you can view all our current vacancies and register with ourselves online at

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates applying to posts must have an enhanced Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) Certificate or be eligible to apply for one via the Criminal Records Bureau - Full assistance provided. (agy)

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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