Classroom Assistant 1:1 (SEN)

Employer: Farnworth CE Primary School
Salary: £19,100 - £19,264 FTE (plus SEN allowance £1,347 FTE) £12,341.54 - £12,447.41 pro rata
Location: Pit Lane, Widnes WA8 9HS
Contract: Temporary
Working Pattern: Part Time
Hours: 21 hours per week. Monday - Friday 8.30am - 12.40pm.
DBS Check: Enhanced
Closing Date: 23/06/2022 at 12:00
Reference: Pri/22/192201

Farnworth CE Primary School, Pit Lane, Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 9HS

Tel: 0151 424 3042



1:1 Part Time Special Needs Classroom Assistant

Farnworth CE Primary School is a highly popular two form entry Church of England school with close links to St Luke’s Church.  The Governing Body are delighted to advertise the opportunity for the right candidate to become part of a caring and conscientious team, who together aim to take our good school to the next level. 

We are seeking to appoint a Classroom Assistant to work for 21 hours per week supporting a child with additional needs. Temporary until 31 August 2024 or until the child leaves the School (either voluntarily or be subject to a permanent exclusion); no longer requires your support or the funding is reviewed, whichever is the sooner. 

Contract Type: Temporary

21 hours per week (Mornings only)

Grade: HBC2 SCP 03 – 04 with SEN Allowance £18,887 - £19,264 FTE plus SEN allowance: £1347 PA FTE

Job Details: We are seeking to appoint a caring, sensitive and patient Special Needs Classroom Assistant to support a child in Upper Key Stage 2 with a diagnosis of ADHD.

The child needs 1:1 support in order to allow them to access their learning and participate fully in school life. The ability to form a safe, secure and supportive relationship with the child whilst showing patience and understanding will be an essential requirement of the successful candidate.

Working under the direction of the class teacher and SENCO you will need to demonstrate a commitment to teamwork, have experience of working with children with social and emotional, communication and sensory needs and possess effective communication skills as you will be liaising closely with the child’s parents and other professionals.

Suitable candidates should be willing / able to:-

  • Liaise between the family and school
  • Deliver activities and opportunities which will promote and support the outcomes within the child’s EHCP
  • Provide a multi-sensory approach to all teaching and learning activities
  • Maintain firm boundaries in a calm manner
  • Work to develop positive relationships
  • Break learning into manageable tasks
  • Give positive and constructive feedback to the child

Telephone: 0151 424 3042


Closing date: Thursday 23rd June 2022

Shortlisting:  Friday 24th June 2022

Interviews: Tuesday 28th June 2022

If you would like to visit the school we have two slots available:

Thursday 26th May at 4pm

Friday 27th May at 4pm

To book please contact the school on 0151 424 3042 or email  

The School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  The successful applicant will be required to complete a CRB disclosure.

How to apply

Please apply online via the link provided.


Please note, we do not accept CVs. Please fully complete the on-line application form.




This vacancy is now closed


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