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Teaching Assistant Level 4 Outreach Service

Education - School

Teaching Assistant

Ladywood Special School

Ladywood School & Outreach Service

‘A National Teaching School’


Executive Head Teacher:

Mrs Sally McFarlane

Teaching Assistant Level 4 Outreach Service


Ladywood School is a primary special school for pupils with complex learning difficulties. There are currently 107 pupils on roll.  Ladywood is designated as a National Teaching School and is commissioned by Bolton LA to offer an Outreach Service to all mainstream schools.


Ladywood has been judged as an outstanding school by OFSTED on 3 consecutive occasions, most recently in January 2016.


‘Ladywood is an asset to the local authority and should be held up as a beacon of success where teaching is excellent and pupils learn and are cared for exceptionally well.’ (OFSTED 2016)


Ladywood is at an exciting time in its development. We have recently completed a large building project which has provided us with fantastic new facilities and increased our capacity to 130. We are also in the process of applying to form a multi academy trust which will cement our ongoing partnership with Firwood High School in Bolton.


We are looking to appoint a highly motivated Teaching Assistant to join our friendly Outreach Team supporting children with SEN in all phases of mainstream schools across Bolton.  If you are enthusiastic, share our values and have a commitment to the highest quality provision for pupils with SEN then Ladywood is the place for you!


Candidates must hold a relevant qualification (NVQ Level 3 or equivalent), have a full driving licence and access to a car for work use.


This post is permanent 32.5 hours (term time only + 5 days).


Salary: Grade 7 Point 29 – 33 £19348 - £21862 per annum (Actual Salary)

Plus Essential Car User Allowance


Application packs may be downloaded or are available from the school:

Ladywood School & Outreach Service,

Masefield Road, Little Lever, Bolton. BL3 1NG.


Tel:  01204 333400


Closing Date for applications:  Thursday 15th March @ 12 noon.

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 27th March.

Visits to school are warmly welcomed on Wednesday 7th March @ 4 p.m.  Please telephone to confirm attendance.


The school is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.  This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and it expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

21 Reasons to work at Ladywood.docx
Application Form.doc
Letter from Exec Headteacher.doc
Job Description.doc
Person Specification.doc


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12 00 pm

15th Mar 2018

application deadline

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