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Welfare Assistant Vacancy

St. James’ Church of England Primary School

Lower Darwen


‘Building one faith, one family, our future’



Wefare Assistant Vacancy


Scale: B - SCP 1-3                Part Time 6.25 hrs + INSET                           Term Time Only


The Governors are seeking to appoint a talented, reliable, effective and efficient person to take on this role in our highly successful school which is at the heart of its church and local community. St. James’ is a ‘Good’ school (September 2019) with an ‘Outstanding’ Church of England character (SIAMS – February 2017).


Our school aims to provide its pupils with a broad and balanced curriculum set within a caring and supportive Christian community in which each member of the school is valued, respected and empowered to reach their full potential.


The successful candidate would preferably have experience of working in a school or with young people and be able to work both independently as well as part of a team.


The successful applicant will be passionate about the nurture and care of children.



We can offer:

  • a supportive, experienced and knowledgeable Governing Body
  • a dedicated staff team
  • well behaved children who are keen to learn
  • a strong, nurturing Christian ethos
  • good relationships with St. James’ Church and Parish
  • a school which is well respected in the local community
  • support for your continuous professional development


Application packs can be obtained from the school office or via e –mail on:



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




Closing date:  Friday 4th December 2020 at 12pm

Shortlisting: Monday 7th December 2020

Interview Date: Wednesday 9th December 2020