Teaching Assistant

Employer: Prestbury CE Primary School
Salary: £24,500-£26,500
Location: Bollin Grove, Prestbury, Macclesfield
Contract: Permanent
Working Pattern: Full Time/Term Time
Hours: 32.5 hours.
DBS Check: Enhanced
Closing Date: 01/12/2023 at 15:45
Reference: P/23/262088

The Governors of this forward-thinking school are looking to appoint a highly motivated Teaching Assistant to the post of TEACHING ASSISTANT in Key Stage 1. Prestbury Church of England Primary is a popular school in the heart of East Cheshire. The successful candidate will be joining a hardworking and dedicated team.

We are looking to appoint a highly skilled, competent and committed individual to fulfil this important role; it involves teaching the class during teachers' PPA time as well as vital intervention work and in class support.

Our school vision, ‘Let your light shine’ is at the heart of all areas of our school. The successful candidate would be determined to develop young children as valued contributors to a more caring and sharing society and have the very highest expectations of all pupils, both behaviourally and academically.

Our school received a Good Ofsted rating in 2020 with an outstanding grade for Personal Development and we are looking for a TEACHING ASSISTANT with commitment and enthusiasm to join our team to maintain and build on the high standards already in place.

We want to welcome the right person into our caring and mutually supportive team. As a Church School, we would welcome applications from practising Christians and those who would show commitment to supporting the school as a faith community.

For more information please contact head@prestbury.cheshire.sch.uk

How to apply

How to Apply

To apply, please complete and return the Church of England application form for this specific role, together with a letter of application of not more than two sides of A4.

Closing date: noon on Friday 1st December 2023

Proposed interview dates: Tuesday 5th December (am) 2023

In your letter of application please include:

  • How your skills and experiences have prepared you for this post. Please pay particular attention to the job description and person specification whilst writing your letter with a focus on your suitability for the post gained from past experiences.
  • What you personally would bring to Prestbury CE Primary School.

Please note we accept electronic applications via sbm@prestbury.cheshire.sch.uk. Please be aware we cannot accept responsibility for mis-sent or late applications. If you are called for an interview, you will be asked to sign a paper copy of your application to ensure the declaration requirements are  complete.


CVs will not be accepted. It is standard practice in the education sector to seek references for shortlisted candidates prior to interview.

Electronic applications are preferred or you may send a completed application form and letter to:  Prestbury CE Primary School, Bollin Grove, Prestbury Cheshire SK10 4JJ

Telephone Number: 01625 469630

School Website Address: https://prestbury.school/

Applications to be returned to: Mr David J Capener

Prestbury CE Primary is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders If successful, we will be required to the DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) which was formerly known as Criminal Records Bureau for an enhanced 'disclosure'. Our policy and practice is in line with the Department for Education’s ‘Keeping Children Safe in Education’ Guidance.

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