Teaching Assistant

Employer: Blacon High School
Salary: Grade 5
Location: Blacon High School
Contract: Contract
Working Pattern: Term Time
Hours: 32.5 hours per week. 39 weeks.
DBS Check: Enhanced
Closing Date: 22/11/2023 at 23:59
Reference: SEC/23/260945

Teaching Assistant (Support) JDQ: AAAE 5052


Fixed term in the first instance

32.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year

Grade 5, £16,649 – £18,230 per annum (actual, pay award pending)

Blacon High School – More Than a School


This very successful 11-16 secondary school is seeking enthusiastic, suitably qualified Teaching Assistants to support the learning of all students, including those with special educational needs. The role involves working with teachers, SENDCo, and a dedicated support team to enhance the development of our students.


We are looking for applicants who are approachable, highly motivated, solution focused and flexible. You must be open to change, and be able to cope with the various demands of working in a busy, engaging, exciting and successful secondary school.


Further information relating to this role can be found in the accompanying job description and person specification and by visiting the School website at www.blaconhighschool.net. For an informal discussion, or to arrange a visit please contact Mrs Rachel Hudson, Headteacher on 01244 371475.


Please apply using the online application form from the Cheshire West and Chester Council website. Please note that CVs will not be accepted. Application queries via email to



Blacon High School is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. An enhanced DBS disclosure will be sought for the successful candidate in accordance with Safeguarding Children and Safer Recruitment in Education legislation.


Closing date for applications: Wednesday 22nd November 2023

Please note that interviews for this post will take place on Tuesday 28th November 2023

How to apply

Thank you for your interest in our job vacancy. Please complete the application as fully as possible and explain any gaps in your employment history. We would like to understand more about how your skills, knowledge and experience meet the job description and person specification for the role.

This vacancy is now closed


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