Teaching Assistant Level 1, Grade 2, Withington, Manchester

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Ladybarn Primary SchoolWithington, Manchester

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Start date: 1st January 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Level 1, Grade 2 £15,639 pro rata, term time only
Contract term: Fixed Term

Ladybarn Primary wishes to appoint a highly motivated, dynamic and talented teaching assistant to join the Nursery team supporting children individually and small groups, inside and outside, supporting learning, social and pastoral development. This is a temporary contract commencing 1st January 2018 and ending 31st August 2018.

The successful candidate 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. 

Strong literacy 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.

Level 1, Grade 2 £15,639 pro rata, term time only equates to apx £13,407 per annum

First assessment date: 24th November 2017

Second assessment/interview: 1st December 2017

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

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. 


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.

How to Apply

Candidates should download the application form and complete in full, making sure to fully address the person specification and return to s.beecher@kingswaycommunitytrust.co.uk

Ladybarn Primary is part of the Kingsway Community Trust a Multi Academy Trust, which is also made up of Cringle Brook Primary School and Green End 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   

Job location

More about Ladybarn Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 3 - 11 years
Address: Briarfield Road, Withington, Manchester, Lancashire, M20 4SR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 445 4898
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