Year 1 Teaching Assistant

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Job Sector:
North West
£10.77 to £11.77 per hour
Salary Description:
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Teaching Personnel
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The Head Teacher and Governors of a small primary school in Skelmersdale are looking to appoint a full-time Teaching Assistant to provide support in their Year 1 class, starting 20 th February 2023. The position will be temporary to permanent, initially working through Teaching Personnel on a PAYE contract.

The school is a long-standing Ofsted graded 'GOOD' primary school, located in a rural area of Skelmersdale. In spite of this, it is situated close to the M58 and is therefore easily accessible via car or public transport. The school is small in size and offer places to children from Nursery up to Year 6. The school prides themselves on the 'family feel' that is experienced across the setting.

Job Specification:


- Level 2 certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools (or similar/higher)

- Prior experience of working alongside Primary-aged children

- High quality delivery of teaching and learning

- Excellent standards in English and Maths

- Strong ability to follow the instruction of Class Teachers with use of your own initiative


- Prior experience of supporting in a primary school, ideally in Key Stage 1

- An excellent understanding of teaching and learning in Phonics

If you meet the above job specification requirements and would like to be considered for the role, please apply with your up-to-date CV by 12pm on 6 th February 2023. You will be contacted by 23 rd August 2022 if you have been offered a face-to-face interview.

All applicants will require the appropriate qualifications and training for this role. Please see the FAQ's on the Teaching Personnel website 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 date.

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Contact Details:
Teaching Personnel
Tel: 01772 386174
Contact: Amy Bruce

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