Teaching Assistant Level 1 SEN (27 hours per week) - #35422

Manchester City Council

Date: 1 week ago
City: Manchester
Salary: £23,114 per year
Contract type: Full time

About The Role

We currently have opportunities for Teaching Assistants Level 1 SEN to join us at an exciting stage in our journey at Prospect House Primary School.

The successful candidates should have suitable experience to be able to support children from EYFS to Year 6 (Ages 3 - 11)

This is a Grade 3 permanent post, working 27 hours per week term time only plus 5 training days. The starting pro rata salary is £15,336 and the full time equivalent is £23,114.

The working hours are:

Monday – 9.30am – 3pm

Tuesday – 9.30am – 3.30pm

Wednesday – 9.30am – 4.30pm

Thursday – 9.30am – 3pm

Friday – 9.30am – 3pm

Main purpose of the job:

To be a 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.

Key relationships:

To work under the supervision of the class teacher, department lead Senior Leadership Team and Head teacher.

The post holder will also work with Parents and external agencies under the guidance of the class teacher.

Working for us

Great schools thrive because of the great people in them.

We pride ourselves in being a great place to work, providing a supportive culture with opportunities to grow and develop your career, achieve a healthy work life balance and to be recognised for the great work you do. All schools in the Trust have signed up to the education staff wellbeing charter as a declaration of support to the wellbeing and mental health of everyone that works at Prospere Learning Trust.

Prospere Learning Trust offers a variety of employee benefits, including;

  • a commitment to continuous professional development for all colleagues
  • membership of Bupa Level 1 Health Plan which allows employees to claim money back for a range of health expenses such as prescriptions and dental treatments
  • access to counselling, financial, legal and personal advice provided through either our free Bupa or Health Assured Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) including confidential 24-hour support
  • access to Cyclescheme
  • Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) contributions and Teacher Pension Scheme (TPS) contributions
  • a range of policies which demonstrate our respect for your time and priorities outside work, including flexible working

About the Candidate


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Applications will only be accepted on the TES application form and references will be applied for at the shortlisting stage. Applications may not be considered if they are incomplete, you must provide information on all employment since leaving full time education and an explanation for any gaps. We cannot accept CV's. We encourage early applications and reserve the right to close this vacancy before the planned closing date.

Please note that guidance in Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022 requires us to carry out an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates. This to enable us to identify any incidents or issues which have happened and are publicly available online which we might want to explore at interview. Once shortlisting has taken place, this search will be carried out for all candidates who will attend an interview.

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.

At Prospere Learning Trust we are committed to creating a community of belonging. This means we continually celebrate the diverse communities within our schools and the communities we serve. As an equal opportunity employer, 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

Safeguarding Children

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.

About Us

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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. DBS Code of Practice which can be viewed here

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 strive to create a fair and inclusive workplace that is as diverse as the communities we serve. 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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