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Teaching Assistant - SEND

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Teaching Assistant

St James CE Primary, Wigan

Please note, the employer for this position is St James' CE Primary School, not Wigan Council.

St James’ CE Primary School
Tyrer Avenue
Worsley Mesnes

Salary: Grade 2, £11,520 - £11,985 per annum. £9.00 - £9.36 per hour

30 hours per week, term time working 38 weeks per year

Position 1: Permanent
Position 2: Temporary until June 2021

Required for September 2020

We are a small, vibrant and happy one-form entry primary school situated in Worsley Mesnes, Wigan. As a team we are passionate about ensuring all children feel valued, safe, happy and challenged.

The four key principles that underpin our curriculum design are:
Educating for hope and aspiration.
Educating for community and living well together.
Educating for dignity and respect.
Educating for wisdom, knowledge and skills.

We strive to provide a learning environment which embraces difference where all pupils, whatever their background or ability, can flourish because all are treated with dignity and respect.

We work as a team to deliver our curriculum – EVERY member of staff is key to the success of the school and therefore high expectations are set for all.

Main Purpose of the role:
To work under the instruction/guidance of teaching/senior staff, to undertake care and support programs, to enable access to learning for pupils and to assist the teacher in the management of pupils. Work may be carried out in the classroom or outside the main teaching area.
To give support for SEND pupils providing particular help for those students with learning difficulties and/or behavioural, social or physical disabilities, as required.

Completed applications must be returned via email to

To view the details relating to this position and to access the application form, please click the links below:

Application Pack
Job Pack

If you require any further information, please contact the school on 01942 703952 or email Website:

Shortlisting date: Thursday 9 July 2020

Interview date: Monday 13 July 2020

Our school is committed to safeguarding children and promoting children’s welfare. This post is subject to all relevant pre-employment checks set out in ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’, including an enhanced DBS certificate with a barred-list check.

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