Curriculum Support Assistant

Grade 4

Salary: £26,421 – £28,770 (£22,017 – £23,974 pro rata) pay award pending

Contract: Full Time 36.40 hours per week (Term Time only)

We are looking for an enthusiastic and dedicated professional with an interest in supporting and educating children. This role will suit a wide range of people including those who wish to get into teaching or those who have experience of an educational setting.

Key aspects of the role would be to:

  • To supervise and support students through covering lessons or learning activities during the short term absence of their teacher
  • To assist students in the completion of work set and facilitate peer assessment and correction of the work under the direction of a Curriculum Leader
  • To support with ad hoc administrative work in a designated Curriculum area

Candidates will need to demonstrate the following:

  • Experience of working with or relating to young people and have a commitment to their education, development, welfare and aspirations with particular focus on language for learning.
  • Ability to successfully deliver pre planned lessons as directed by the classroom teacher/Curriculum Leader
  • Ability to respond to changing priorities in a fast-moving environment.
  • Good interpersonal, communication and administration skills.

In return we offer a generous pension scheme, an extensive employee welfare package and the opportunity to work in a brand new building located in a picturesque location. 

Informal enquiries are warmly encouraged to: Ms C Evans – Deputy Headteacher

Support Staff application forms are available at: or email:

Return completed application forms to by noon on 24th June 2024.

CV’s will not be accepted.

Saddleworth School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.  This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020 and appointment is therefore subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.

In accordance with the recommendations set out in KCSIE the school carries out online searches on shortlisted candidates.