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Teaching Assistant

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The Headteacher and Governing Body of a wonderful and diverse Primary School on the outskirts of Preston are keen to secure a full time teaching assistant to join their team of support staff. This role is to provide general class support in the schools Year 2 class. This role would involve working alongside small groups and also providing 1:1 interventions to pupils with special educational needs (SEN). The working hours for this role will be 9:00-15:15 term time only.

Experience supporting in the classroom within the last 18 months is an essential requirement. Practitioners who are passionate about making a positive impact to the lives of children are encouraged to apply for this post. The role is to begin from 24th February 2020 and will continue for the remainder of the academic year, with the potential of a permanent contract from September 2020.

The Headteacher has expressed they would ideally like a Level 3 qualified candidate, however they are considering Level 2 qualified candidates with strong experiences. The school are invested in the development of staff and the successful candidate would be involved in all aspects of school life and offered a full induction, as well as being offered regular CPD opportunities.


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

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