apply online icon TEACHING ASSISTANT LEVEL 1

Ref 182997E
Number of Posts 3
Grade Grade 3.
Salary £21030 to £ 21189 Pro Rata
Term Part-time.
Perm / FTC Permanent.
Required (01/09/2023 ) .
Hours 32.75 hours a week.
Closing Date 10/07/2023.

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Chorley Astley Park School, Harrington Road, Chorley, Lancashire, PR7 1JZ (169 on roll)

Tel: 01257 262227
School website:
The Governors and Headteacher are looking to appoint enthusiastic and committed Teaching Assistants Level 1 to support our SEN pupils across all phases in school . The successful applicants must be able to form positive relationships with children and young people and be willing to undertake various tasks to support our pupils which will include; assistance in class, play duties, assistance at lunchtimes, toileting and personal care. They must be able to communicate well with parents and carers and have a kind and caring attitude when caring for our young people who have a wide range of complex learning difficulties. We offer a warm and friendly school with an enthusiastic and dedicated staff team.

The hours of work are 32.75 to enable our staff to take part in training one day per week after school. This position is part time, term time only, please note the salary quoted is full time equivalent. If successful the salary received will be paid on a pro rata basis.

Please note CVs are not accepted, to apply for this vacancy you need to complete the application form attached. We will not accept any written applications.

Please note that in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022, an online search will be carried out as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates

Please note that this vacancy closes at 5pm on 10/07/2023
Essential Qualifications

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Essential Experience

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Desirable Experience

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Equal Opportunities statement
An Equal Opportunities Employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community
Rehabilitation The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a 'disclosure'. Information provided by you or the Disclosure and Barring Service will be dealt with in a confidential manner in accordance with the DBS's Code of Practice. You may view the Code of Practice on the DBS website at or alternatively a copy is available on request. Lancashire County Council has a Handling of DBS Certificate Information Policy and a Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-offenders this is available from the recruiting manager to applicants who are asked to complete a DBS application.

Additional Info

Applications and further details are available from/returnable to

Address: Application form attached, please return to Mrs A Millard, School Business Manager

Positive about Disabled People 

The County Council is committed to equality of opportunity for all people in terms of recruitment, selection and employment, and is a Disability Confident employer, which means that all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria in the person specification will be interviewed. However, commitment to this standard is on an individual school basis and, therefore, if you are applying for a position within a school, you will need to check with the school whether they have made the decision to comply with this standard.

Disability Confident employerLancashire County Council

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.