Teaching Assistant, Cheadle, Cheshire

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Lady Barn House SchoolCheadle, Cheshire

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Start date: 1 September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitve
Contract term: Permanent


We are seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to start in September 2018.

The post involves being the full-time classroom support (likely to be working with one of our Year 1 or Year 2 form teachers). Each class at Lady Barn has up to 22 children, with a roughly equal split of boys and girls. 

Please note that, at some point in the future, it may be necessary or desirable for the teaching assistant to support a class in another part of the school.

The successful applicant must have an excellent rapport with young children, be committed to the highest standards of educational provision and be in sympathy with the aims and ethos of Lady Barn House School.

The school is a particularly supportive, friendly and vibrant place in which to work. Our children work hard, try their best, are well behaved and full of spirit, and so are very rewarding to work with. Partnership with parents is strong and very positive. Specialist teaching is offered in Music, Science, Art, Games, Modern Foreign Languages and Computing.


There is some flexibility of hours - 30 and 37.5 hours a week, the hours being from 8.30am until 4pm Monday to Friday. The salary is split by equal monthly instalments throughout the year.

Lady Barn House School has its own salary scale. All colleagues are entitled to a free school lunch in the dining room in exchange for various duties. All colleagues receive a generous discount on the fees for any of their children who attend the school, subject to availability of spaces.


Applications should be made using the application form enclosed in the pack available and forwarded with a letter of application to the Headmaster, Lady Barn House School, Schools Hill, Cheadle, SK8 1JE or via email to secretary@ladybarnhouse.org by Monday 19 March 2018, after which references will be taken for those candidates considered for the shortlist. 

Interviews are scheduled for Friday 23 March. The appointment will be conditional subject to all satisfactory pre-appointment checks being completed.

It is hoped that the successful candidate will begin work on 1st September 2018.

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More about Lady Barn House School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Schools Hill, Cheadle, Cheshire, SK8 1JE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 428 2912
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