Please see below our current vacancies:-

  • Teaching Assistant 2B
  • Business Support Officer and Welfare support

Visits to the school are positively encouraged, please call Mrs Reeves the Office Manager on 01253 882226 to make arrangements.

Teaching Assistant 2B

TA 2b Grade 5 (SCP 6-11)


  • £21,968 (Pro Rata, Term time only)

Term  –Part time

Perm / PTC – Permanent – 24 hours  30 mins – TA 2b role – (variable hours contract  5 hours minimum )

Required – 20th February 2023 or ASAP thereafter


TA2b Hours –24 hours 30 mins per week

Closing Date. – Monday  30th January @ 9am.

Shortlisting     – Monday  30th January @ 9am

Interview    – Wednesday 8th February

 Start Date: 20th February 2023 or ASAP thereafter

Location                 Singleton CE Primary School


The working hours would be as follows

  • Monday     9:00 – 4:00
  • Tuesday    9:00 – 3:00
  • Wednesday 9:00 – 3:00
  • Thursday     9:00 – 3:00
  • Friday    8:55 – 12:20  

(Hours include a 15-minute unpaid break daily and a 40-minute unpaid lunch daily)


We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed teaching assistant to join our happy and dynamic staff team. We are looking for someone with experience, a proven track record within a classroom environment and flexibility to operate in different areas of work/ carry out duties as required. This post involves working within our year 3/4 class during literacy and numeracy lessons in the morning, and delivering small group provision across the whole of KS2 in the afternoon including support with end of Key Stage 2 SATs provision. The role also involves supporting a child with medical needs (Type 1 Diabetes) alongside 3 other staff members. Full specific training and support will be given with regards to the assisting in the specific medical / care needs of pupils.

If you are passionate about learning, enjoy developing personally and sharing your own ideas with others, then we’d love you to apply for this post. This position is part time, term time only, please note the salary quoted is full time equivalent. If successful the salary received will be paid on a pro–rata basis.

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


Further specific details

The role of the TA2b will include

  • Under the general supervision and direction of the teacher to implement structured learning activities for individuals and groups of pupils.
  • To undertake activities in order to monitor the personal social and emotional needs of pupils.
  • To develop positive relationships with pupils to promote pupil progress and attainment.
  • To assist in the devising of pupil’s individual targets and their monitoring and review.
  • Support pupils as part of a planned inclusion programme 
  • To implement specific programmes with individual pupils or groups appropriate to the developmental needs of individual children throughout different curriculum areas.
  • To assist in the development of varying skills that support pupils’ learning.
  • To assist in the specific medical/care needs of pupils when specific training has been undertaken.
  • Establish supportive and constructive relationships with pupils, parents and carers.


Application forms should be returned to the Headteacher, Mrs A. Clayton via email to :

For essential and desirable criteria – see Application Pack


Equal Opportunities statement

An Equal Opportunities Employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community



The post you are applying for is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended in 2013). If successful, you will be required to apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) for a ‘disclosure’. Information provided by you or the Disclosure and Barring Service will be dealt with in a confidential manner in accordance with the DBS’s Code of Practice.  You may view the Code of Practice on the DBS website at or alternatively a copy is available on request. Lancashire County Council has a Handling of DBS Certificate Information Policy this is available from the recruiting manager to applicants who are asked to complete a DBS application.

Lancashire County Council has a Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-offenders this is available to all applicants upon request.

Application and further details are available from / returnable to the school office


Application Pack TA2b

Application Form

Business Support Officer and Welfare Support

  • Business Support Officer – Grade 4
    • 25 hours per week
  • Lunchtime Welfare Support
    • 5 hours per week
  • (Pro Rata, Term time only)

Required – ASAP

Closing Date: Tuesday 31st January at 9.00am

Shortlisting : Tuesday 31st January

Interviews: Monday 6th February

Totalling 30 hours per week (see below)

We are delighted to be able to offer this exciting opportunity to work as a School Business Support Officer in our outstanding little school. We are dedicated to giving the children the best possible life chances and are looking to recruit a highly motivated, dynamic and experienced person to join our team.

Singleton C of E Primary School is an exciting and innovative Church of England School committed to providing the highest standard of education for every pupil.  We seek to provide an all-round education for children in a bright, stimulating and fun atmosphere. We have the highest expectations of pupil attainment, staff performance and parental involvement and we encourage everyone to strive for excellence, in order to achieve their full potential. We seek challenge and embrace change in order to improve.

Our staff are vital to the success of our little school, being a small school, we have to collectively wear many hats, be flexible and be willing to go that `extra mile’ in supporting children to achieve their full potential. We are looking for someone that likes a challenge, likes to learn new things but who also has a wealth of experience, knowledge and expertise that they can share with us.

We are looking for someone with experience, a proven track record within a busy office environment and flexibility to operate in different areas of work/ carry out administrative duties as required. Being a small school flexibility is a must, part of this role covers lunchtime support in the dining room. This entails administering the lunch bands to ensure the children receive the correct lunch, completing the lunch registers and then general support within the dining hall.

If you would like any further information about the position, please contact Mrs Rachel Reeves in the School Office on 01253 882226 or by email to

Applications should be returned by email to

The working hours are flexible and we would be happy for the successful candidate to work any of the following options: –

Option 1

Mon – Fri

8:30 – 12:00 (Office)

12:00 – 1:00 (Welfare Support)

1:00 – 2:00  (Lunch)

2:00 – 3:45 (Office)

Option 2

Mon – Fri – mornings

8:30 – 12:00 (Office)

12:00 – 1:00 (Welfare Support)


Mon – 1:45 – 4:00

Tues – afternoon off

Wed – 1:45 – 4:00

Thurs – 1:45 – 4:00

Friday – 1:45 – 3:45

Option 3

Mon – Fri – mornings

8:30 – 12:00 (Office)

12:00 – 1:00 (Welfare Support)


Mon – 1:30 – 3:45

Tues – afternoon off

Wed – 1:30 – 3:45

Thurs – 1:30 – 3:45

Friday – 1:30 – 3:30

 (Hours include a 15-minute unpaid break daily and unpaid lunch break)

Application Pack Business Officer 2

Application Form