We have an opportunity for a highly motivated and innovative Level 2 Teaching Assistant to join our team as part of Pendle Education Trust. The successful applicant will be based at Casterton Primary Academy.

Pendle Education Trust is sponsored by Nelson and Colne College, an outstanding local education provider; this is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic and determined Teaching Assistant to join an establishment where they can have a real impact on student aspirations and success.

Supporting and supervising children with high level needs, the ideal candidates will be dynamic practitioners who promote and uphold the same high expectations as the academy and its students. With a focus on sharing good practice, they will be committed to their own continuous professional development, and will engage enthusiastically with our quality processes to ensure that our students receive an outstanding experience.

The Trust offers unparalleled staff benefits, including fantastic professional development opportunities. Championing success and building student confidence, these posts offer a genuine opportunity for someone with enthusiasm to inspire children and make a real difference. 

Specific duties will include:

  • To assist in the preparation and adaptation of teaching materials, resources and equipment, as directed by the Teacher and assist pupils in their use.
  • To assist the class teacher with the monitoring of students’ progress and the identification and preparation of appropriate materials and resources for teaching purposes
  • To assist with the supervision of pupils out of lesson times.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Level 2 Numeracy and Literacy qualification
  • 4 GCSEs at grade C including Maths and English (desirable)
  • Experience of working with children in an Education or Childcare environment
  • Experienced/ trained first aider (desirable)
  • Bilingual in English and Punjabi / Urdu (desirable)

To find out more about this role, please download the following documents – Teaching Assistant Advert and Teaching Assistant Job Description

To apply for this role, please click on the Apply For Job tab on the right hand side of this page or download the application form below and return to hr@pendleeducationtrust.co.uk

We look forward to hearing from you. Please note: All of our positions are subject to an enhanced DBS check. If there’s any reason why this may preclude you from being considered, please contact the Pendle Education Trust team.

Salary £18,933 – £19,698 per annum pro-rata, term time

Fixed term until 31st August 2022

Hours 33.5 hours per week, term time only
Closing Date Monday 13th December 2021 at 9am
Interview Date Thursday 16th December and Friday 17th December if needed