Teaching Assistant (Support) - JDQ: AAAE 5051

Fixed term in the first instance

27.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year

Grade 4 - £17,391 - £18,672 per year (£11,104 - £11,922 pro rata)


We are seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to support students with SEN to be able to access a mainstream classroom environment. This post is temporary for a year in the first instance. The post holder will be required to work with students who have complex SEN. As a team player, you will have relevant and recent experience which will support students to achieve their potential.

Candidates with a background in SEN or who have experience of working with students with complex needs are encouraged to apply. ELSA training would be an advantage but is not essential. Further information relating to this role can be found in the accompanying job description and person specification and by visiting the School website at www.blaconhighschool.net. For an informal discussion, or to arrange a visit please contact Mrs. S Yates, Headteacher on 01244 371475.

Please apply using the formal application form which may be downloaded from the Cheshire West and Chester Council website or from the School website and a covering letter. Please note that CVs will not be accepted. Completed application forms should be returned to Tegan Whiteside, HR Administrator or by email to recruitment@blaconhigh.cheshire.sch.uk.

Blacon High School is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure will be sought for the successful candidate in accordance with Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment in Education legislation.


Closing date for applications:  Sunday 18th November 2018

Please note that interviews for this post will take place during the afternoon of Thursday 22nd November 2018

Vacancy Files

Application Closing Date

Monday 19th November 2018