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Teaching Assistant

Frodsham Weaver Vale Primary School
£13,903 to £14,465
Frodsham Weaver Vale Primary School
Working Pattern:
Full Time/Term Time
32.5 hours per week. 39 weeks.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
07/08/2020 at 17:00 PM
Frodsham Weaver Vale Primary School

Classroom Teaching Assistant 

Frodsham Weaver Vale Primary School are looking for a Classroom Teaching Assistant who has relevant experience of supporting the needs of a range of children within a primary school setting. The ideal candidate will be pro-active, have high expectations and the ability to work flexibly.

You will be working under the direct supervision of the class teacher and at times, the school SENDCo.  The role will include supporting the delivery of focussed learning activities tailored to the needs of the children within the class. You will also contribute to the planning and the sourcing and making of resources to facilitate effective teaching and learning within the classroom.

You will be required to supervise the activities of the individual, as well as small groups of pupils within their mainstream classroom.  This will also include transition times during the day around school, to ensure their safety.

The ideal candidate will be highly motivated and enthusiastic with excellent interpersonal skills. Knowledge of supporting children with SEND will be an advantage however not essential. A firm but supportive approach is required, with the intuition to know when to provide independence versus support.

Application details:

Closing Date for application: Friday 7th August at 5.00pm

Shortlisting: Weekend of 8th/9th August 2020

Interviews: Tuesday/Wednesday 11th/12th August 2020 (Times TBC)

To apply please complete the online application form.

If you would like to discuss the role further then please contact Mr Peter Van Geffen, Headteacher on 01244 981115 or

Frodsham Weaver Vale Primary School places the highest priority on the safeguarding of children and all applicants will follow a stringent vetting and induction process. As this post involves contact with children, it will therefore be subject to an enhanced DBS check. Any offer of employment will be conditional upon the outcome of this check. You must provide the names and addresses of two referees on your application form.

How to apply

Thank you for your interest in our job vacancy. Please complete the application as fully as possible and explain any gaps in your employment history. We would like to understand more about how your skills, knowledge and experience meet the job description and person specification for the role.

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