We have several vacancies across the Trust and we are seeking to appoint suitably qualified, enthusiastic and experienced teaching assistants to support our teachers for pupils aged 3-11 years, who have a range of special educational needs to join us at our brand new school, Prospect House Primary Special Support School.
The post holders will support teaching and learning across school, providing general support in the management of pupils and resources, as directed by teachers and senior staff. The successful applicants must be able to work effectively with the whole school community including pupils, parents, governors and staff.
Successful candidates will demonstrate:
- A commitment to the ethos of the school and its values and aims
- Promote and maintain a culture of high expectations for self and others
- Enthusiasm, energy and flexibility
We are committed to ensuring ongoing training and personalised development for all staff. We offer a wide range of other benefits to staff including: excellent pension schemes (Teachers Pension for Teaching Staff, Greater Manchester Pension Fund for support staff) and cycle to work scheme. We also have a strong focus on staff wellbeing, providing support for healthcare costs plus access to counselling and 24-hour telephone healthcare advice through the BUPA Health Cash Plan.
Prospere Learning Trust is a strong Multi-Academy Trust with a growing number of Secondary and Special schools that provide excellent opportunities for all students based on our commitment to academic rigour and exceptional opportunities for the young people within our academies.
Prospect House is a new free special primary school, that will open temporarily on the Grange site for one year in September 2020. Pupils will be offered an innovative curriculum, and have a purpose built new building. The school is sited in Higher Blakely.
For more information about Prospere Learning Trust go to: https://prospere.org.uk/about-us/trust-schools
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
Completed application forms should be labelled clearly with the name of the school you are applying to and should be sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing Date for Applications: Sunday 24th May 2020 and interviews will take place as soon as possible thereafter, via video call, link information will be provided
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.
The Prospere Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced check. 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.
Closing Date: 24 May 2020
Please quote vacancy reference - MCC352/0000-1S