Teaching Assistant, Level 1, Grade 2 - SEN Support

Levenshulme, Manchester
£15,274 pro rata, TTO, 30 hours per week
24 Nov 2016
12 Dec 2016
Suzy Beecher
Contract Type
Part Time

The school wishes to appoint a highly motivated, dynamic and talented teaching assistant to work in and out of class with an individual KS1 pupil with physical and learning difficulties and an Education, Health & Care Plan.

This is a temporary contract to 2020, dependent on annual review of funding and the named pupil remaining at the school.

The successful candidate will have experience of working in a school setting with pupils with Special Educational Needs (social / emotional / learning).  They will be a strong communicator who is a nurturing, patient and positive individual.  They will be strong at building relationships with pupils, staff and parents. Knowledge and experience of Autism is of an advantage, alongside strong behaviour management strategies.

Strong literacy and mathematics skills are essential and successful completion of tests in these areas is part of the interview process.  A very strong commitment to raising aspiration and attainment in an urban setting is essential.

Hours of work will be 8.45am to 12.45pm then 1.25pm to 3.25pm daily (30 hours per week). Salary - Level 1, Grade 2 £15,274 pro rata, term time only which equates to apx £11,223 per annum.

This position is subject to 2 professional references and DBS clearance.

Candidates should return the completed application form to s.beecher@kingswaycommunitytrust.co.uk

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. 

Closing date: 12th December 2016

Shortlisting date: 13th December 2016

Assessment date: 10am, 16th December 2016

Second stage assessment/Interview: 19th December 2016

Employment start date: 30th January 2017


We cannot accept CVs as an application. Our application form must be used and completed in full, making sure you address the person specification. Submissions received without a completed application form will not be considered.

Cringle Brook Primary is part of the Kingsway Community Trust a Multi Academy Trust, which is also made up of Green End Primary School and Ladybarn Primary School. This provides the staff and children of both schools with enhanced development and networking opportunities.

The Trust is led and managed by one Executive Headteacher, who is a National Leader of Education and one Governing Body, whose Chair is a National Leader of Governance. In each school there is a full time Head of School who lead and manage alongside the Executive Headteacher.

Kingsway Community Trust can offer you:-

  • A thriving learning community with a positive ethos and innovative approaches
  • A supportive and empowering environment, supported by a National Leader of Education
  • The support of a  well-established, highly successful and forward thinking Trust
  • A culturally rich and diverse urban community