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Teaching Assistant Level 1

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Teaching Assistant

St Thomas of Canterbury RC Primary, Higher Broughton

St. Thomas of Canterbury RC Primary School

Hadfield Street

Higher Broughton


M7 4XG


Telephone : 0161 921 2060

Headteacher: Mr David Deane

Teaching Assistant Level 1
Grade: 1B, £14,179 - £14,462 per annum

Working Hours: 32.5 hours per week - Term Time Only

Contract Type: Fixed Term until 31st August 2022


We have a vacancy for a classroom assistant to work in our 60 place nursery with further opportunity to gain experience in the Infant Department.


We are looking for someone who:


  • Is passionate about making a difference to children's lives
  • Is a fast learner
  • Has excellent verbal and written communication skills, and Maths skills
  • Has good computing skills
  • Is caring and flexible, who will enjoy working as part of our excellent staff team
  • Has a good understanding of education and is able to extend young children’s learning
  • Is able to support the class teacher in all aspects

St. Thomas of Canterbury RC Primary School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is subject to a fully enhanced DBS check.


Job Description.docx

Person Specification.docx


Visits to the school at any stage are very welcome and strongly recommended. Simply contact the Head teacher – Mr David Deane via email at  Alternatively, phone for an informal chat about the post.


Closing date: Wednesday 15th December 2021, at noon

Interviews: Friday 17th and Monday 20th December 2021 (if required).


Safe working
We are a Covid-safe organisation and you will have an individual risk assessment when you join the organisation to ensure we effectively support your health and wellbeing throughout your employment.


Continuous service commitment

New employees can now keep their service related benefits when moving between a whole host of public sector organisations within Greater Manchester, which include: Councils, NHS, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue, Transport for Greater Manchester, as well as many others.


Diversity and Inclusion

We are committed to developing a culture which respects individuals, appreciates difference and allows everyone regardless of background to reach their full potential. We are proud to be an accredited disability confident employer and a Stonewall Diversity Champion. We understand how hard it can be to combine caring for a loved one with work so we aim to provide support and flexibility to balance family and caring responsibilities with work


Our core data protection obligations and commitments are set out in the council’s primary Recruitment and Employment Privacy Notice which can be found at .



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