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Level 3 teaching assistant - Bolton

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Level 3 teaching assistant – Bolton

A primary school in the Farnworth, Bolton (BL4) area is currently looking for a Level 3 teaching assistant to work in the schools reception class. The role will be starting on the 11th November 2019 and will carry on for the full academic year. This is a fixed term contract covering a maternity leave.

The successful candidate will be expected to support the teacher and pupils within the classroom and lead phonics and maths interventions for small groups of pupils and on a 1:1 basis who are struggling with the class work. Speech and language has been identified as a gap in pupils learning so this role will focus on phonics interventions to raise attainment.  

You will:

  • Be providing additional support in the reception class room.
  • Be working with children in small group using the EYFS curriculum.
  • Supervise whole classes when required in the short term absence of a teacher.

A successful primary school applicant should:

  • Be creative, enthusiastic and engaging
  • Have a strong passion for helping pupils to succeed in what they do
  • Hold a Level 3 Teaching Assistant qualification or Degree with relevant experience
  • Have previous experience working with pupils with special educational needs
  • Be flexible and adaptable

This smaller than average sized primary school in the Farnworth area is dedicated to supporting all pupils, helping them reach their full potential. The school has a strong senior leadership team and can offer CPD courses for the successful candidates own personal development.

If this sounds like the role for you, do not hesitate to email your CV to or call Luke at the Manchester West primary branch at 0161 242 1792.

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.

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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