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Grange School Teaching Assistant Level 1 SEN

  • Salary: Grade 3 £18,933 to £19,698 per annum pro rata
  • Location: Manchester
  • Contract: Full Time Permanent
  • Applications Close: 01/12/2021 00:00
  • Start Date: As soon as possible

Job details

We are delighted to invite applications for four Teaching Assistants Level 1 SEN for Grange School, part of the Prospere Learning Trust. Successful candidates should be suitably qualified, enthusiastic experienced teaching assistants who will support students aged 4-19 years who have a range of special educational needs.

They will be part of a team providing exceptional education for students so that they become happy, confident adults. The post holders will support teaching and learning across school, providing general support in the management of pupils and resources.

The posts will be Full-time and Term-time Only.

Grange School is proud to be part of the Prospere Learning Trust. Prospere Learning Trust was formed in September 2017 through the merger of two multi academy trusts. We currently employ over 900 staff and are passionate about providing exceptional education for children from any background so that they become happy, confident adults with excellent academic knowledge and qualifications. We believe that our staff play a vital role in achieving our vision.

Great schools thrive because of the great people in them.

You will be joining a dynamic and forward-thinking Trust that works in partnership to ensure outstanding achievement of all children. As an employee of our Trust you will be supported to grow and develop; we are committed to your own professional development. Your contribution will be recognised and valued but your time will be respected and supported; your wellbeing is important to us.

You will have access to materials which support the development of personal health and wellbeing:

  • All of our employees have access to support through Occupational Health, and counselling, financial, legal and personal advice is provided through Bupa Level 1 and our Employee Assistance Programme provides free 24-hour support
  • You will be enrolled into a Defined Benefit Pension Scheme (TPS or LGPS)
  • As a Trust we recognise the benefits of positive relationships with Trade Unions
  • We are committed to ensuring equality across the Trust, and that all staff are treated fairly, in line with Trust policies

All schools within the Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.

All applicants must be permitted to work in the UK and hold a relevant work permit where necessary. This is not a role in which the Trust sponsors a visa application.

If you have lived or worked outside of the UK in the last 5 years, the Trust will also require additional information in order to comply with safer recruitment requirements.

Any job offer will be conditional on the satisfactory completion of the necessary pre-employment checks including receipt of satisfactory references.

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

​Applications will only be accepted on the TES application form available at https://www.tes.com/jobs/vacancy/teaching-assistant-level-1-sen-manchester-1528977?preview=1

References will be applied for at the shortlisting stage.

Applications may not be considered if they are incomplete.

Please note that CVs and agencies will be ignored

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: 01 December 2021 00:00

Shortlisting: Not Known

Interviews: 03/12/2021

Please quote vacancy reference - MCC352/7055-73S