Lancasterian School Teaching Assistant - Level 3

This position is permanent full time term time only.

  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: Grade 5 £21,074 to £23,866 pa pro rata
  • Contract: Full Time Permanent
  • Applications Close: 17 December 2018 12:00
  • Start Date: ASAP
www.lancasterian.manchester.sch.uk

Job details

The Governors are seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant Level 3.

We are looking for a positive, enthusiastic Teaching Assistants either with experience of working in a Special School or eager to learn and develop their skills.The post holders will support teaching and learning across the school, providing general support to pupils and management of resources, as directed by teachers and senior staff. The successful applicant must be able to work effectively with the whole school community including pupils, parents, governors and staff.

We are looking for someone who can demonstrate:

  • Enthusiasm and commitment to developing inclusive practice
  • To work with groups of children under the supervision of the teacher/therapists/medical staff including the delivery of therapy and programmes of work and the implementation of IEPs
  • Use specialist (curricular learning) skills/training/experience to support pupils

Lancasterian School is a special school for pupils with a range of learning disability and other associated needs e.g physical disability, complex medical needs, sensory impairments, ASD, complex speech and language difficulties requiring augmentative and alternative communication (AAC).

There are currently 115 pupils that attend from EYFS to 16 years.

Only applications submitted on the school's application form will be considered. CVs will not be accepted. References will be requested prior to interview. No telephone calls or emails from agencies please.

Safeguarding information

We are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, younger learners and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment. The above post will be subject to enhanced DBS checks, satisfactory references and will be exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

How to apply - information for applicants

All visits, requests or application forms and supporting letter should be directed to Rebecca Kelly Administrator: r.kelly@lancasterian.manchester.sch.uk  or Rebecca Kelly, Elizabeth Slinger Road, West Didsbury, Manchester, M20 2XA.

This post is also subject to satisfactory references, proof of right to work in the UK in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 and other pre-employment checks where applicable. 

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation. 

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Closing Date: 17 December 2018 12:00

Please quote vacancy reference - MCC352/7029-59S