Holy Trinity CofE Primary School Teaching Assistant SEND

This position is Permanent, Full time 35 hours per week, Term time only. Required to start 4th November 2019.

  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: Grade 3 £18,426-£19,171 pa pro rata
  • Contract: Full Time Permanent
  • Applications Close: 22 October 2019 12:00
  • Start Date: 04/11/2019
www.holytrinity.manchester.sch.uk

Job details

We are currently seeking to appoint an experienced teaching assistant to support children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) who are currently in our Early Years setting. This will involve supporting children with their learning in the classroom, or in small groups.

Prior experience of working with Early Years children with Special Educational Needs and a range of primary based interventions would be a distinct advantage.

In addition to this, we would encourage applications from candidates that can adopt a flexible approach to their workload to ensure that we continue to meet the changing demands of the children within our school.

The successful candidate will:

  • love working with children
  • have the skills and knowledge to support all children, but in particular those with SEND
  • have a knowledge of how young children learn, especially those with SEND
  • have a Teaching Assistant qualification at Level 2 or equivalent
  • use effective strategies to promote positive attitudes to learning
  • work well with other staff and agencies
  • be motivated, have a positive attitude and enjoy a challenge
  • have the ability to inspire children and provide high quality learning experiences
  • be an excellent practitioner with a desire to help children achieve
  • have very high expectations of children's attainment and behaviour
  • behave in a professional manner within a team environment
  • have the ability to work positively with children, parents and other stakeholders
  • have a high personal level of mathematics, grammar, spelling and punctuation

At Holy Trinity we are extremely proud of our children and our school. All of our existing staff and governors work hard to provide the very best standard of education for the children in our care.

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

Email your application to: hr@holytrinity.manchester.sch.uk 

Post your application to the school address 

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. DBS Code of Practice which can be viewed here. We have a policy on the Employment of Ex-Offenders and it is available upon request. 

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: 22 October 2019 12:00

Shortlisting: 22/10/2019

Interviews: 24/10/2019

Please quote vacancy reference - MCC352/3005-52SDP