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Teaching Assistant Level 2B

Warton St Paul's Church of England Primary Academy
Preston, Lancashire
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
Part Time, Term Time
Grade 5 Scale Point 6 - 11
Start Date
2nd September 2024
12th July 2024 12:00 PM
Contract Type
Fixed term contract
Job ID
Start Date
2nd September 2024
  • Contract Type :Fixed term contract
  • Job ID: 1432963

Teaching Assistant (Level 2b)

Maternity Cover

25 hours per week

Until April 2025

We have an exciting opportunity for a strong candidate to support teaching and learning at Warton St Paul's C of E Primary Academy. This role is varied, and we are looking for an adaptable, flexible and resourceful individual who is able to cope in a high-pressure environment and deal with constantly changing priorities. The successful candidate will join us at an exciting time in the life of our school and assist in meeting the personal, social and educational needs of our children.

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated, conscientious & creative Teaching Assistant, to join our committed & hardworking staff team, at an exciting time in the life of our school.


  • Working with the class teacher to deliver excellent teaching and learning
  • Coaching children on a 1:1 or group basis
  • To embrace and support our clear Christian values underpinning school life
  • Accompanying groups on trips
  • Supporting assessment and evidencing learning
  • Working with the teacher to create stimulating classroom displays and learning resources
  • Maintaining a safe and positive environment for all learners
  • Creating opportunities for all learners to reach their potential, irrespective of ability


  • Flexible, term-time hours
  • The opportunity of working within a supportive, friendly environment in this well run and respected school
  • Good opportunities for personal and career development
  • Eligibility to join the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Access to health and wellbeing support for you and your family
  • Employment within a Trust committed to equality of opportunity and nationally and locally negotiated pay arrangements
  • Terms and conditions protected through a formal trade union recognition agreement with all the major education and support staff unions, and supported through regular JCNC meetings
  • Access to employee benefits & rewards through Perkbox
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Living Wage. We pay all our members of staff a minimum hourly rate of £12 which is the current rate of Living Wage


  • GCSE English and Maths at grade C or above
  • Previous childcare experience
  • A proven ability to work on their own initiative
  • A high level of communication skills and the ability to relate positively to children and adults
  • The ability to use relevant technology/equipment
  • A can-do attitude
  • A commitment to the happiness well-being, self-esteem and progress of everyone at the school.

Advert End Date: Friday 12th July at 12 noon 

Proposed Interview Date: Monday 15th July 2024

Please note that in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022, an online search will be carried out as part of our safer recruitment pre-employment checks on shortlisted candidates.

We are part of Cidari Education - Multi Academy Trust, established in November 2013, a growing educational trust and part of the Blackburn Diocese. Cidari Education are committed to providing high quality education for all children in our academies based on clearly established Christian values and principles.

Cidari Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The above post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. Any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory check supplied by the Disclosure & Barring Service. The check will include any cautions, reprimands or final warnings as well as convictions. Further information is available by below.


Safeguarding Statement:

Warton St Paul's Church of England Primary Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.We particularly welcome applications from under represented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.
Warton St Paul's Church of England Primary Academy

Warton St Paul's Church of England Primary Academy