Teaching Assistants Level 1

The Orchards Federation

Green Fold Community Special School

(SLD/PMLD/ASD 2-11yrs)

The Upper Orchards

Highfield Road




01204 335883

1 Permanent Teaching Assistants Level 1

1 Fixed Term Teaching Assistants Level 1 Start ASAP – July 2020

10 hours per week Term Time (working hours to be agreed at interview)

Salary: TA 1 Grade D pt 6 £19,171 – pt 11 £21,166 pro rata

Teaching Assistant Level 1 Casual posts are available

It is desirable that applicants have recent, relevant experience ideally in a school/respite setting with children who have significant special needs

124 very special children – 124 special reasons to join us!

We are looking for Teaching Assistants Level 1 to join our enthusiastic and committed team in an OUTSTANDING (Ofsted November 2016), forward thinking and happy primary special school located in two lovely buildings shared with Cherry Tree Primary and The Orchards Nursery School.  This post is primarily to meet the needs of the children over the lunchtime period and forms part of their PSHE.

Future expectation is to support the children with their learning in their classroom setting.

We can offer excellent CPD opportunities, and the opportunity to be part of an

experienced and dedicated staff as well as 124 very special children –

124 special reasons to join us

Desirable personal skills and knowledge are as follows:

To have a basic awareness of school curriculum

Good personal numeracy and literacy skills

A basic awareness of inclusion especially within a school setting.

Closing Date:    Monday 2 March 2020 at noon

Shortlisting:      Wednesday 4 March 2020

Interview Date:  TBC

For further details and an information pack please download from the website or email:recruitment@theorchards.bolton.sch.uk (Ref: GF TA1 10 hr) or contact the school on Tel: 01204 335883

Please note that CVs and late applications will not be accepted. Please do not apply through other recruitment sites.

Please return your completed application form to recruitment@theorchards.bolton.sch.uk or post to the above address

The school is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. This post is subject to an enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and it expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

An equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from all sectors of the community

Please see below documents relating to our post.