Teaching Assistant, Manchester

Closing date:

The Barlow RC High School & Specialist Science CollegeManchester

Date posted:
Start date: September 2018
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade 3 Points 12-16 £17,173 - £18,319 pro-rata £14,327 - £15,283 actual
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

CONTRACT: 1 x Fixed Term until 31st August 2019 (Ref TAF)

WORKING PATTERN:  35 Hours per week (8:00am – 3:30 pm) term time only 

SALARY:  TA Level 2 Grade 3 Points 12-16 £17,173 - £18,319 pro-rata 

(£14,327 - £15,283 actual)

START DATE:  September 2019

Are you a determined, committed and capable individual with the skills and enthusiasm to ignite a passion for learning within our students and encourage them to use their full potential? Would you love to help our vulnerable students succeed and make progress academically, socially and emotionally?

We are looking for motivated and enthusiastic individuals, who would love to be part of our journey at The Barlow and could be instrumental in making a difference to our student’s education.

The Barlow RC High School is an excellent place to work! As a leading Catholic High School, we are determined to create an environment where children and adults alike can achieve their full potential. Our school motto is ‘If you believe, you can achieve’ and if this describes you read on.

You will be located in Didsbury, (often voted as one of the most popular places to live in Manchester) only a short walk from the vibrant shops, bars and restaurants of Didsbury village. You will also have access to excellent transport links to Manchester city centre and surrounding areas.

In this role, you will be working with students most of whom have Statements of Special Educational Need/Education Health Care Pan, or those who may be on the higher end of the SEND Support category across all subject areas and Key Stages. You would mainly be expected to work with students providing in class support. However, in liaison with class teachers you may also be as asked to take students out of lessons to work with them in small groups or on a one to one basis and be responsible for completing individual student action plans and profiles.  

You should:

  • Have experience of working with children with Special Educational Needs
  • Have good literacy and numeracy skills
  • Be aware of current national educational policy
  • Have an awareness of the Special Educational Needs Code of Practice
  • Have an understanding of the importance of safeguarding children.

In addition, you must be willing to undertake emergency first aid training.

In return, we will offer you the opportunity to further your professional development in a supportive and friendly environment

If this post sounds like the job for you then come and join us.

Please visit our website http://www.thebarlowrchigh.co.uk for an application pack 

Completed applications should returned to hr@thebarlowrchigh.co.uk quoting the post title, reference and your name in the subject line of the email. 

Please note that CVs will not be accepted. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Closing date: 8am  Friday 22nd June 2018

Interview date: w/c Monday 25th June 2018

Our School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the wellbeing of children and young people and expects all staff to share their commitment. An enhanced DBS is required for all successful applicants.

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More about The Barlow RC High School & Specialist Science College
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Voluntary Aided
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 16 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Parrs Wood Road, East Didsbury, Manchester, Lancashire, M20 6BX, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 161 445 8053
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The Barlow RC High School is a high performing Catholic secondary school, with over 850 pupils on roll. Our staff and student relationships are excellent and the school has made significant improvements over recent years. This was recognised in our l...