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Teaching Assistant

Christleton Primary school
Grade 4
Christleton Primary School
Working Pattern:
Part Time/Term Time
30 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
21/08/2020 at 12:00 PM
Christleton Primary school

1:1 teaching assistant (30 hours, temporary – dependant on funding)

Grade 4  (£18,426 - £19,171 Pro Rata) Term time only

Are you passionate about providing only the best for every child and making a difference? Then this may be the role for you.

The post is for 30 hours per week working 1:1 with a child starting reception in September 2020.

The successful candidate will be an outstanding 1:1 teaching assistant with high expectations of themselves and our pupils. A good knowledge of English and maths is essential as is a positive attitude, initiative and sense of humour! 

The role will be working with a child who has an EHCP and will be starting school in September. Support is primarily required to support physical difficulties such as movement and balance.

The successful candidate will support the child to take part fully in the EYFS curriculum. This may involve, but not be limited to:

  • Producing resources to support communication
  • Delivering targeted intervention (speech and pronunciation)
  • Support the development of the learning environment to provide opportunities to develop literacy and numeracy skills through play
  • To prompt and support during transition points in the day or to reengage with a learning task.
  • Support with fine and gross motor skill development through a variety of activities
  • Support the development of self-care skills which may include supporting with toileting if necessary.


Please note, if you have any specific questions regarding the role please email Mr Mitchell at Chirstleton Primary School ( who will contact you to discuss further.


Christleton Primary school is a fantastic place to work. It is a happy, successful and vibrant community school situated in the heart of Christleton, a small village on the outskirts of Chester.

We can offer enthusiastic, motivated, friendly and happy children who enjoy school. This role represents an exciting opportunity to work as part of an established team and to make a difference within a supportive environment. We are fully committed to professional development and are able to offer many opportunities to further develop your practice.


Applications forms are available via the CWAC website and should be accompanied by a supporting letter on no more than 2 sides of A4, size 12 font.

Please email your application and supporting letter to

While we would normally encourage all potential applicants to visit the school in order to appreciate the role, the expectations and the aspirations of our school community but due to the COVID-19 outbreak we will only be providing this opportunity to those who are shortlisted for interview.


Closing date for applications: Friday 21st August 2020 12:00


Please read the applicant information pack which further information.

Alongside the application form, applicants must provide a supporting statement, no more than 2 sides of A4, size twelve font please, which evidences that they meet all essential criteria from the person specification.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. All applicants will be required to produce two suitable referees as part of the application.


Application forms can be downloaded from the CWAC website or requested from the school office (contact details above).

How to apply

Please see main advert for details of how to apply

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