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Outstanding Blackburn Primary School- TA VACANCY

Job description

A new TA vacancy has arisen in an Ofsted graded OUTSTANDING Primary School in Blackburn. This exciting opportunity will be to start from Mid March with the view to continuing until the end of the academic year. The working hours will be from 830-1530 with 30 minutes unpaid breaks. The school offer invaluable experience working in an EYFS unit and will take the opportunity to invite temporary staff from Teaching Personnel to attend CPD and INSETs. The school is located in the vicinity to Blackburn town centre and Ewood Park (BB2 postcode).

The Head teacher and SENCO in school are keen to use Teaching Personnel for all their supply and SEN support roles in school which include supporting individual children. The children in the Reception class vary in their needs including ADHD, ASD, SEMH and Physical Disabilities. This particular role will be to work alongside a child with speech and language needs as well as personal care. There will be an induction programme set up initially on arrival and so you will be shown the child's EHCP and other documentation to ensure you can support the child effectively. The SENCO and other members of staff in the Early Years department are extremely friendly and supportive and welcome all members of staff to their school. The School is also of a Christian faith and so it is important that you can uphold the Christian ethos across the school and respect the morals and behaviours of such children.

If you are keen to apply for this position then please do not hesitate to contact me in the office on 01772 842154 or email me at with an up to date CV.

There are a number of pre requisites for this role and some preferable.

You must hold a Level 2 teaching assistant qualification or higher

You must have recent EYFS teaching assistant experience in the last 6 months

You may have worked in a Christian School

You may have worked alongside children with Special Educational Needs

You may be looking for a temp to perm role.

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.

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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