Grade D Points 7 – 10 (£19,945 - £21,166 pa pro rata)

32 ½ hours per week, Term Time Only. 

Required as soon as possible


St Damian’s is an oversubscribed Roman Catholic Science College which is committed to the professional development of staff and promoting the welfare of children.  In our last Ofsted we were judged Outstanding in all areas. We are proud to be a high achieving Catholic school, who consistently produces at least good outcomes for our great children “The school is moving forward and is well on its way to being a beacon of excellence for pupils who have special educational needs (SEN) and/or disabilities”.  [Ofsted]   Equally, we are also proud that we have a very stable staff who love working here and enjoy the benefits St Damian’s has to offer.


We are seeking a well qualified, enthusiastic and committed Teaching Assistant. This post is to support pupils with specific needs within a classroom environment which may also include some group and individual work.  Qualifications and/or experience in specific learning difficulties would be an advantage, but not essential.


You will be required for 32 ½ hours each week, term time only Monday to Friday.  St Damian’s is widely recognised for the quality of care it provides for all pupils and the professional opportunities afforded to all colleagues.  “The school’s work to promote pupils’ personal development and welfare is outstanding”. [Ofsted]


The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS disclosure and the successful completion of a six months probationary period.   Application forms can be downloaded, and further details are available from this website and on the Greater Jobs website: https://greater.jobs/


Completed Applications should be returned to the school: F.A.O Mr S Logue, Headteacher

Closing date for applications:  12 noon, Friday 18th September 2020

Interviews to take place w/c: 21st September 2020

Application forms can be downloaded from below;

       Job Description & Person Spec.

      CES Application Form

      CES Notes to Applicant

      CES Recruitment Monitoring Form

      Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

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Lees Road, Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire


Telephone: 0161 330 5974
Email: admin@stdamians.co.uk