Lead Teaching Assistant - Maths, Manchester

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The Barlow RC High School & Specialist Science CollegeManchester

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Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Actual Salary - £17,580 - £19,910
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: No

Lead Teaching Assistant (Maths)   

CONTRACT: Fixed Term Contract until 31st August 2019  

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

SALARY: TA Level 5 Grade 4 Points 22-26 £17,580 - £19,910 actual  

Are you looking to enter a career in teaching, or have previous experience in a classroom environment and wish to develop your career further? Do you have a genuine passion for and knowledge of Maths and want to use your skills and experience to inspire, challenge and motivate our students to reach their full potential? Can you make a key contribution to improving attainment within the Maths Faculty?   

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.  

You will join a friendly and supportive Maths faculty who are committed to sustaining and improving results and are continually striving to improve the provision for Mathematics at all key stages. 

You will complement the professional work of teachers by taking responsibility for agreed learning activities under an agreed system of supervision within the Maths Faculty.  This may involve planning, preparing and delivering, assessing, reporting and mark learning activities for individuals, groups or whole classes across both Key Stages 3 and 4. In addition, you will manage a teaching assistant covering literacy and numeracy.   

You should:  

• Have experience of working with young people in teaching and learning environment.  

• Have excellent subject knowledge in Maths. 

• Have good literacy and numeracy skills 

• Have excellent communication skills 

• Have the ability to inspire, motivate and manage others 

• Be pro-active with the ability to act on your own initiative 

• Be able to establish good working relationships with students, staff and parents  

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

If this 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 admin@thebarlowrchigh.co.uk quoting the post title, reference and your name in the subject line. 

Please note that CVs will not be accepted. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  Closing date:  8am Monday 12th November 2018 

Interview date: Friday 16th November 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...