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Position: TA 2a

Term: Fixed term minimum variable hours contract 1st September 2019 – 31st August 2020

Salary: P4-6  (18426 – 19171)

Hours: Various (20 hours in the first instance)

Essential Qualifications: NVQ level 2 or above qualification appropriate to the post

(or equivalent). 

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.

We require a Teaching Assistant to provide 1:1 support within the EYFS classroom. The candidate will demonstrate effective support for teaching and learning, understanding sensory needs and supporting speech, language and communication. 

They will contribute to providing a creative learning environment which both promotes and celebrates children's learning. 

The successful candidate will demonstrate a love and passion for working with children, patience, humour and creativity. 

We are looking for someone who has high expectations of themselves and of others, will demonstrate professional conduct at all times and have the ability to contribute positively to an effective team. The successful candidate will work well with external agencies to ensure personalised provision is effective. 


Essential Qualifications: English and Maths

Desirable Qualifications: Further education qualifications (eg. Degree)

Essential Experience: Experience of working in Key Stage 1


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.


Closing date: Monday 8th July 2019 9.00am


Please contact the Headteacher, Mrs J Birkin if you would like to discuss the position in more detail.

Support Staff Application Form

  • Adlington Primary School,
  • Park Road,
  • Adlington,
  • Chorley,
  • Lancashire
  • PR7 4JA
  • 01257 480557 Contact: Miss Lyndsay Fairhurst School Business Support Officer