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Support Staff (Class Based)

We currently have a vacancy for a TA3

The closing date is 12 noon on 26.06.2023.

Information provided below.


If you are currently a TA looking for a truly exciting role where you will make a huge difference to the life chances of pupils in an area of high deprivation then a career at RAMJS is the Job for you.


Not only will you be offered continued professional development, but you will also form part of a year group team, supporting across 2 classes to deliver high quality learning, interventions and life experiences for children in the Ribbleton area.


Staff at RAMJS are very much part of a working family and we pride ourselves on the team we have built who are dedicated to serving our whole school community.


As a Methodist school we pride ourselves on doing ‘All we Can’ to make the world around us a better place. We require dedicated TA’s with previous experience of supporting children. In addition, you should show in your application that you have:


  • Experience in supporting Maths and English lessons with a secure academic understanding of the KS2 curriculum,
  • Experience of and a desire to, work in an area of high deprivation with it’s own unique characteristics and challenges
  • A desire to work in a culturally diverse setting,
  • A friendly and genuine child-centred approach,
  • Some knowledge or experience working with children and young people to provide personalised learning experiences,
  • A calm, patient and encouraging manner, with an ability to make learning engaging,
  • A restorative approach to behaviour management with firm behavioural expectations built on relational practices,
  • An ability to be self-motivated and manage time effectively to maximise children’s learning time.


We can offer you:

  • A diverse and happy school where children are at the heart of what we do,
  • Amazing children with the desire to change the world around them,
  • A hardworking team of staff and governors who are determined to improve the life chances of the school family and beyond,
  • Many opportunities for further development and training,
  • A good school which has a commitment to working with parents, the church and the wider community.


Candidates should complete an application form and email it to by noon on the 26th June 2023


Interviews dates to be confirmed.



In this school, the welfare of the child is paramount. This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.


All staff should understand their responsibility to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. Staff are responsible for their own actions and behaviour and should avoid any conduct which would lead any reasonable person to question their motivation and intentions. Staff should work, and be seen to work, in an open and transparent way.


Attitudes towards promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people will be scrutinised during the selection process for the post that you have applied for. If you are appointed to this post, information in relation to safeguarding and protecting children and young people will be provided at induction. This practical guidance for safe working practice will provide information about which behaviours constitute safe practice and which behaviours should be avoided.



Rehabilitation 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 and a Policy Statement on the Recruitment of Ex-offenders this is available from the recruiting manager to applicants who are asked to complete a DBS application.

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.



This school is committed to achieving and maintaining a high level of attendance from all employees through the application of good management practice. All employees must recognise the importance of good attendance and ensure that any sickness absence is kept to a minimum.


Whilst supporting employees during periods of sickness, the School Management Team monitors levels of sickness absence in school regularly and takes action in accordance with the Guidelines adopted by the school to deal with unacceptable levels and frequency of sickness. 


Good attendance enhances the service delivered by schools, minimises staffing difficulties and ensures best value to the school.  All employees in this school must understand the importance of good attendance to the operation, performance and image of the school and must show a commitment to achieving and maintaining a high level of attendance.