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Manchester Secondary PRU Teaching Assistant

This position is Permanent, Full time, Term time only.

  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: Grade 5 £21,074-£23,866 pa pro rata
  • Contract: Full Time Permanent
  • Applications Close: 27 March 2019 09:00
  • Start Date: 03/06/2019

Job details

Manchester Secondary PRU provides full time education for pupils between 11-16 who are permanently excluded, at risk of permanent exclusion or are otherwise unable to access a mainstream curriculum for a period of time. Our aim is to match provision closely to the needs of individual children and young people referred to the PRU by schools, academies or the local authority. We see the needs of all our pupils as centring on their capacity to learn and make progress and seek to address the barriers to success that they face.

The school is looking to appoint a committed and enthusiastic individual to undertake the role of Teaching Assistant within Key Stage 3 of the PRU you will be required to provide support for pupils in a variety of situations. All our pupils have additional needs with behaviour the most significant barrier to learning. A proportion of our student have statements of Special Education Need.

All staff at the PRU are expected to be flexible about where in Manchester they are based but this role will be nominally based at one of our KS3 centres in either Chorlton, Longsight or Clayton.

We are looking for someone who:

  • is positive, flexible and patient
  • is committed to helping every student to achieve his/her potential
  • can build and maintain good relationships with teachers, students and parents
  • has GCSE grade C or equivalent in English and mathematics
  • has strong ICT skills
  • is committed to promoting equal opportunities and ensuring the safety of all students
  • has a willingness to learn

Full driving licence (including D1 category) an advantage.

Applications and further details can also be found on the school website, www.mspru.manchester.sch.uk

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

If you are interested in this vacancy please email your completed application form to:  c.iddon@mspru.manchester.sch.uk

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: 27 March 2019 09:00

Interviews: 23/04/2019

Please quote vacancy reference - MCC352/1105-45S