Calderbrook Avenue, Burnley, Lancashire, BB11 4RB
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TA2a Teaching Assistant Vacancy

The Governors of Christ the King RC Primary, A Voluntary Academy are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and dedicated Teaching Assistant who is keen to make a difference in the lives of our children. We are a warm and welcoming school with 212 children on roll.

We require a teaching assistant who is enthusiastic, hard-working, and able to use their own initiative, in addition to having a friendly and positive attitude which will enable them to fit in with our dedicated staff.  Our teaching assistants work as a team and, although they have a class base, they may also be asked to support children and staff in other classrooms. 

The successful candidate will:  

  • Set high standards for all students and be an enthusiastic classroom practitioner.
  • Will inspire our pupils, communicating the ethos of our Roman Catholic school, centred on our school ethos, “Christ at the Heart of All We Do”.
  • Has the ability to form and maintain positive relationships that motivate children, parents and colleagues.

In return, we will offer you:

  • A positive ethos and a dedicated staff team committed to offering the best opportunities for all children.
  • Enthusiastic, motivated, polite children and very supportive parents
  • A commitment to positive staff well-being      
  • Excellent support from the Headteacher, senior leadership team and governing body.
  • Opportunities for continual professional development in a supportive environment

Christ the King RC Primary School is part of the Romero Catholic Academy Trust, which leads a growing Catholic Primary and Secondary school family. The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. The successful applicant will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

Please note that in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022, an online search will be carried out as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates.  

Please note CVs are not accepted, to apply for this vacancy you need to complete the application form attached.  

Essential Qualifications

  • 5 GCSEs at grade c or above (or equivalent) including English and maths. 
  • Minimum TA Level 2 qualification or equivalent 
  • Experience working with children 

Desirable Qualifications

  • Experience working as a TA in a primary setting 
  • First aid certificate  
  • Safeguarding training 

For an informal discussion please contact:

If you would like to make an appointment to view our school, please email Mrs Clegg at

Closing Date: 8th July 2023

Interviews: W/C 10th July 2023


Application Form 

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