Teaching Assistant Level 3 SEN - Complex Needs, Trafford

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Ashton on Mersey SchoolTrafford

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Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £21,235 per annum
Contract term: Fixed Term

This is a fixed term contract in the first instance, subject to funding, and will cease on 31st August 2020.

  • Actual Salary £21,235 per annum
  • 36.25 hours per week 8am to 4pm
  • Term time only including 5 Inset days
  • Local Government Pension Scheme – Greater Manchester Pension Fund
  • Free gym membership

Ashton on Mersey School is part of The Dean Trust’s family of ten schools. The school is a very popular and over-subscribed mixed 11-18 school situated in pleasant surroundings on the outskirts of Manchester, and enjoys a close partnership with Manchester United Football Club, its principal sponsor.

Over the years we have become a school of first choice; we continue to build and develop on our success and were delighted to be awarded with the Greater Manchester Secondary School of the Year Award in 2014.

Ashton on Mersey School is an exceptional school with an outstanding reputation founded on our Mission Statement: ‘To provide opportunities in order to assist all pupils to achieve their full potential and to treat pupils as we would wish to have our own children treated.’ This ethos exists in every aspect of the school as we seek to provide each student with the opportunity to attain their full academic potential and the skills and qualifications to access further education or the world of work.


  • TA Level 2 experience within a mainstream school
  • Working with or caring for children of relevant age.
  • Knowledge and experience of working with pupils with specific needs
  • Experience of dealing with challenging situations and successfully resolving them
  • A commitment to ensuring that every pupil is given the opportunity to achieve their potential and meet the high expectations set for them
  • A continued commitment to their own professional development

West Trafford Learning Partnership is seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant Level 3 SEN, to join a very talented and dedicated team of staff, who are determined to provide the best quality teaching and support for every pupil, and who are committed to maintaining our high standards.

The post holder will be expected to work under the guidance of teaching/senior staff and within an agreed system of supervision, to implement agreed work programmes with individuals/groups of pupils with severe learning needs, in or out of the classroom. 

For more information about Ashton on Mersey School please click on the 'learn more about this school' button below.


The Dean Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All post holders are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring check and Disqualification.

More about Ashton on Mersey School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: Cecil Avenue, Sale, Cheshire, M33 5BP, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 161 973 1179
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