Haveley Hey Community School Teaching Assistant

  • Salary: Pro-rata salary - £20,092 to £21,748 (Actual Salary - £15,360 to £16,887)
  • Location: Manchester
  • Contract: Full Time Permanent
  • Applications Close: 28/09/2020 09:00
  • Start Date: 2nd Nov (pending DBS clearance)

Job details

The Governors are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated teaching assistant to work initially in KS1 but must be willing to work in all primary phases.

You will have excellent literacy and numeracy skills, be highly organised and effective in supporting children in their learning. You will work under the direction of a teacher to contribute to the planning, delivery and evaluation of learning activities for whole classes, groups and individual pupils.

You will regularly cover PPA without the presence of a teacher. You will have relevant experience of supporting planning, evaluation and delivery of learning activities and be committed to working within the ethos of our school.

The ideal candidate must have the following:

  • Experience of working with children in Key Stage 1
  • An enthusiasm for supporting children of all abilities
  • Be very well organised, reliable and enthusiastic
  • Have a good understanding of child development and learning
  • An understanding of the role of the Teaching Assistant and other professionals working in the school

In return we offer you:

  • Enthusiastic and friendly children
  • A very supportive and committed school community
  • A happy and harmonious environment in which every child really does matter
  • A commitment to your professional development

To be considered for this KS1 Teaching Assistant job you must have:

  • A minimum of NVQ Level 3 or equivalent
  • Achieved at least grades A*-C (or equivalent ) in GCSE Maths and English
  • Experience of supporting learning in Key Stage 1
  • Had experience of taking groups and a whole class on your own
  • A proven track record of working with small groups in an educational setting and the ability to show evidence of impact on children's attainment through the use of interventions
  • Effectively use new technology
  • A positive and proactive approach when supporting learning &behaviour
  • Communicate on an exceptional level
  • Work well under pressure and achieve set targets

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

Please download the attached forms and email your completed application form to Sadia Zahid, HR Officer & Admin Manager: s.zahid@haveleyhey.manchester.sch.uk

It is a requirement that all staff have an enhanced DBS check as Haveley Hey Community School is committed to safeguarding all of our pupils and staff. Job offers will also be subject to detailed and satisfactory references being received along with a medical declaration.

Inline with our Recruitment Policy we do not accept C.V.'s and all applicants must complete the school application form.

Unsuccessful applicants will not be contacted

All posts must satisfy The Trust of their health and physical capacity, advice will be sought from Employee Health & Wellbeing at Wythenshawe Hospital.

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: 28 September 2020 09:00

Please quote vacancy reference - MCC352/2019-82S