Tottington High School

Current Vacancies

Teaching Assistant

Salary: SET Grade 4, Scale point 13-16, full time salary amount £18,426 to £19,171
Contract Term: Permanent
Weeks: Term Time only + 1 week (5 INSET Days) = £15,989.45 – £16,635.94
Start Date:   September 2020

This is an excellent opportunity for the successful candidate to join Tottington High School as a Teaching Assistant. You will be joining a professional team working in ‘The Hub’, our new Inclusion Facility and mainstream classrooms. Tottington High School is part of the Shaw Education Trust which is committed and dedicated to Inclusion and developing every child to the best of their abilities.

The successful applicant will possess ambition and motivation to have a really positive impact. Reporting to the SENDCo, you will act as a Key Worker for identified pupils in order to motivate and encourage them to achieve success.

Find Out More

We are a school where children are offered a unique and inspiring curriculum, which enables each child to meet their full potential both now and in the future.  Our curriculum promotes the highest standards of literacy and mathematics skills whilst allowing pupils to develop their curiosity and thirst for learning, a sense of personal health wellbeing and a creative approach to problem solving.  We aim to inspire and enthuse every pupil through the challenge of learning.  

Tottington High School is supported by an excellent Trust Executive Leadership Team steeped in school leadership and improvement experience:  They are committed to the continued professional development of all members of staff and the sustained successful performance of all its academies.

We offer access to The Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) as a valuable part of the pay and reward package for employees working in the Shaw Education Trust plus excellent CPD and an opportunity to develop your skills in a supportive and progressive environment.


At our school, each pupil belongs to a caring and supportive environment.  The school is committed to the safeguarding and wellbeing of students and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undergo appropriate child protection screening including a DBS check.

Closing Date: Monday 17th August 2020

Interviews: Wednesday 19th August 2020

Application Forms:  All applicants are required to submit an application form for this role and should forward completed forms to

Attainment 8 Score

Ebacc Average Point Score


4 or above in English & Maths


5 or above in English & Maths

Get In Touch

Location: Laurel Street, Tottington, Bury. BL8 3HP.

Telephone: 01204 882 327


School Hours: M-F: 8.30am - 3.00pm

Privacy Policy (Excerpt)

Tottington High School collects a lot of data and information about our pupils so that we can run effectively as a school. This privacy notice explains how and why we collect pupils’ data, what we do with it and what rights parents and pupils have. Tottington High School is an academy within the Shaw Education Trust (“the Trust”), a multi academy trust with 10 academies. The Trust is a charitable company limited by guarantee (registration number 09067175) whose registered office is The Lodge Wolstanton High, Milehouse Lane, Newcastle Under Lyme, Staffordshire, England, ST5 9JU. The Trust is the Data Controller for all the academies within the Trust. The Data Protection Officer for the Trust is Natalie Kennedy:

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