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KS2 Teaching Assistant

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KS2 Primary TA

Location: Great Lever (Bolton) (BL3)

Sector: Primary

Start Date: 24th February 2021

Job Description

Teaching personnel are currently looking for a teaching assistant to provide general support in upper key stage 2, to one of our local schools located in Great Lever. We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated Teaching Assistant with substantial school-based experience to join this successful and truly inclusive school. The ideal candidate must share our passion for education as the school has a great emphasis on working hard, aiming high and having fun together. You must be resilient and dedicated to making a difference as this school has a large proportion of EAL and disadvantaged children, who require support and care to achieve the best educational results possible. You will be working alongside a committed and experienced team to deliver in class learning support on a 121 basis and in small groups. This position will be offered on a full-time basis until the end of the summer term, with the potential of becoming permanent depending on performance. Weekly pay rate will be between GBP325-GBP375 depending on qualifications and experience.

The ideal candidate:

  • Has substantial experience of working in a school setting
  • Is energetic and enthusiastic, caring and dedicated
  • Is organised and be able to use their own initiative
  • Can work as part of a team and has excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Is comfortable with SEN and behavioural support
  • A passion to help children go above and beyond
  • Keen eye to succeed
  • Someone who goes above and beyond what is expected

About the school:

  • Located in Great Lever, Bolton
  • 500 pupils
  • Large population of EAL pupils
  • Academy with state of the art facilities
  • Ofsted rated ‘Outstanding’

If you feel you have all the essential skills and attributes to succeed in this challenging and rewarding role then we would love to hear from you, please contact John Townsend on 0161 242 1790 or email an up to date CV to

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see for details.

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

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