Job Details

Job Title

Classroom Support Assistant – Castlebar Primary School

Job reference

Date posted


Application closing date


Job type

Teaching/learning support

Contract type



Salary package

£23,097 pa - £23,930 pa

LW & Ealing Allowance.

Job description

Scale 6 £23,097  pa – £23,930 pa

32.5 hours per week

39 weeks term-time only

Castlebar is an ‘Outstanding’ Special School for primary aged children with moderate to complex learning difficulties. We are very proud of our achievements, but more than anything we are very proud of the children we are privileged to work with.

We are looking for suitably qualified and experienced classroom support staff to join our outstanding school to start on 1st September 2021.

To be considered you will:

  • Have at least 3 years experience of working with children who have special needs
  • Have good written and verbal communications skills and be numerate (to be tested)
  • Have achieved NVQ qualification (level 2-Sc4 or level 3 – Sc6 minimum) or its equivalent level
  • Be able to work as a team, yet use your own initiative
  • Be prepared to work with children who may have challenging behaviours.


Ideally candidates will also have:

  • Developed skills in differentiated learning a multisensory techniques
  • Developed skills and/or have training in structured teaching approaches e.g. TEACCH/SCERTs
  • Developed skills and/or have training in motivational behaviour approaches


How to apply

The recruitment pack containing the Job description and personal specification is available for download from TES via a link on the school website

Please ensure that you read the Job Description and Person Specification so that you can establish that you meet the requirements for these posts. All applicants will be required to complete an application form (CVs will not be accepted). You should use the personal statement section of the application to show clear evidence of how you meet the essential requirements stated in the person specification. You should also use the personal statement to show your suitability for the post and what you will bring to the role.

We are committed to safer recruitment, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be required to apply for an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS). Further information can be found at:–2

Candidates who have lived or worked abroad may require an overseas police check and will be asked to provide a good conduct certificate

Closing date:  Friday 14th May 2021

Interview date: Tuesday 25th May 2021  & Wednesday  26th May 2021.

Hathaway Gardens Ealing London W13 0DH

Tel No : 02089983135

Email :