Teaching Assistant - Level 2, Grade 3, Levenshulme, Manchester

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Cringle Brook Primary SchoolLevenshulme, Manchester

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Start date: 1st September 2018
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £17,173 pro rata, term time only
Contract term: Permanent

Cringle Brook Primary School wishes to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated teaching assistant, for Key stage 2.

The role will involve supporting groups of children in class and out of class, with a strong emphasis on improving reading, writing and mathematics skills.  Candidates will need excellent literacy and numeracy skills and an assessment of these will form part of the recruitment process.

The successful candidate will have recent and relevant experience of working with children, supporting learning, in a school setting.  They will also be highly motivated, dynamic, have strong team work skills and a ‘can do’ approach to their work. They will be a strong communicator who is a nurturing, patient and positive individual and will be strong at building relationships with pupils, staff and parents.  A very strong commitment to raising aspiration and attainment in an urban setting is essential.

Salary - £17,173 pro rata, term time only equates to apx £10,725 per annum.

8.30am to 1pm Monday to Thursday, 8.30am to 4.45pm on Fridays

First assessment Date:  2 July

Second stage assessment/interview: 4 July

Employment Start date: 1st September 2018

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 jobs:@kingswaycommunitytrust.co.uk

Cringle Brook Primary is part of the Kingsway Community Trust a Multi Academy Trust, which is also made up of Ladybarn 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 com

Job location

More about Cringle Brook Primary School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Primary
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 11 years
Address: 388 Slade Lane, Levenshulme, Manchester, M19 2HT, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 248 1730
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