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St Luke's CofE Primary School Teaching Assistant

  • Salary: Grade 3 £18,933 to £19,698 per annum pro rata
  • Location: Manchester
  • Contract: Full Time Temp/Fixed Term
  • Applications Close: 08/10/2021 12:00
  • Start Date: As Soon As Possible

Job details

St Luke's are looking to appoint a Teaching Assistant on a fixed term basis until 31 August 2022. The role is full time, 35 hours per week Monday to Friday08:30 to16:30, Term Time Only.

The successful candidate must have previous experience of working in an educational establishment within Key Stage 2 (KS2) and have excellent literacy, numeracy and IT skills and some experience of the teaching of phonics.

The candidate must have experience of supporting children with differing needs within KS2 and working alongside a class teacher to ensure the children's individual needs are met.

The successful applicant will be class based to support the inclusion of all children in mainstream classrooms. Excellent communication (oral and written) and numeracy skills are essential to the post.

The successful candidate must be solution focused and be able to work independently and equally as well as part of a team. They require excellent interpersonal and communication skills which allows them to support children to engage in positive learning.

Organisation, timekeeping and reliability are an essential criteria for the role.

St Luke's is a large inner city school with 465 pupils on roll. It is a 2 form entry school with a 65 place Nursery.

At St Luke's we pride ourselves on our positive relationships between staff, pupils and parents. We provide a wide range of enrichment opportunities, e.g. day trips and residential.

Attainment is a high priority with a dedicated team of teachers and support staff who provide personalised learning programmes to enable each individual child to reach their full potential. In addition St Luke's has a dedicated English as an Additional Language and Special Educational Needs team.

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 admin@st-lukes.manchester.sch.uk

Post your application to the school address

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.

Closing Date: 08 October 2021 12:00

Please quote vacancy reference - MCC352/3044-48S