apply online icon L2 TEACHING ASSISTANT Y1

Ref 182046
Number of Posts 1
Grade Grade 4 SCP 4-6.
Salary £18933 to £ 20698 
Term Part-time.
Perm / FTC Fixed Term Contract.
Required (September 1 2022 to August 31 2023) .
Hours 20 hours a week.
Closing Date 04/07/2022.
Caton St Paul's Church Of England Primary School, Moorside Road, Brookhouse, Lancaster, LA2 9PJ (169 on roll)

Tel: 01524 770241
School website:

The Governors at Caton St. Paulís CE Primary School are looking for an excellent, dedicated and motivated teaching assistant to work for 20 hours a week† in a Y1 class. This is a temporary post for one year in the first instance and will involve working 20 houra over 5 days.

Caton St Paulís is a medium-sized school with 169†on roll, situated in the Lune Valley. Our team of dedicated staff ensure that our children receive an inspirational education based around our mission statement: One family, belonging, believing and learning together.

Our children are our greatest advert: they are vibrant, enthusiastic and keen to learn. We are also blessed with fabulous outdoor space that we continue to develop and utilise to ensure the children access quality outdoor education.

We are looking for someone with experience of working in a KS1 class, as well as having experience of delivering phonics sessions. Experience of working with children who have speech and language difficulties would also be of benefit.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Essential criteria:

  • An excellent, inspiring and creative person who can help us to build upon our successes

  • An individual with a passion for providing the best possible experiences for our children, aiming high at all times

  • A teaching assistant who will care for our children, their learning and well-being

  • A positive role model who will lead by example and form positive relationships within a team and to bring out the best in others

  • Someone with experience of KS1 and phonics

  • We can offer:

  • A vibrant, positive atmosphere throughout school

  • Caring, respectful children who are ready to engage with learning

  • A popular, successful school with the continued support of Governors and parents

  • A shared commitment to providing the best possible education and experiences for the children in our care

  • An experienced, dedicated staff and opportunities for continued professional development.

  • The Salary is Pro-rata.

  • 'Please note CVs are not accepted, to apply for this vacancy you need to complete the application form attached'

  • Essential Qualifications

    NVQ L2 or equivalent - appropriate to the post

    Desirable Qualifications

    GCSE (or equivalent) Maths and English

    Essential Experience

    Experience of working with children of KS1 age.

    Desirable Experience

    Experience of delivering phonics sessions

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    Please note that we can only consider applications from candidates who are legally entitled to work in the UK.

    We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.