Teaching and Learning Assistant - JDPS (Level 3), Manchester

Closing date:

Eden Girls' Leadership Academy, ManchesterManchester
Date posted:
Start date: To be confirmed
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £16,507 - £16,837£18,795 to £19,171 (S3 SCP 5-6) - pro-rata (£16,507 - £16,837)
Contract term: Temporary
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Do you have the drive, passion and commitment to deliver outstanding support to help young people in a disadvantaged community? If so, joining the Star support team might just be the best career move you ever make. This is your opportunity to join a dedicated team of support staff who are committed to providing the best possible education for our pupils.

About Eden Girls' Leadership Academy, Manchester

Eden Girls’ Leadership Academy, Manchester is a Muslim faith-based secondary school for 11 to 18 year old girls, which welcomes pupils from all faiths and none.  We opened in Cheetham Hill in 2017 and will move to our new state-of-the-art campus in 2019/20.  Like all Star schools, we have a leadership specialism.

We have an exemplary reputation for excellence in every aspect of school life. We provide a knowledge-based academic curriculum alongside a rich and diverse leadership programme that grows character and inspires charitable and social action. Our pursuit of educational excellence is based upon our fundamental belief that every pupil has the capacity to become a successful and inspirational leader.

Who we’re looking for

We’re looking for a dedicated individual to provide tailored classroom support to our pupils.  You will be committed to making a positive difference to young people’s lives and in supporting and developing their learning.  Your intervention will help enable an outstanding learning environment for our young people, providing the support they need to succeed.

The successful candidate will be a committed team player with excellent organisational and technical skills.  You will have the ability to effectively support learning and teaching, and to develop relationships across our school and the Star community.

You will have:

  • Level 3 qualification (NVQ level 3 or A level) in English
  • Experience of working with children in a secondary school or other setting
  • Experience of supporting children with special educational needs (SEN)
  • Experieince of supporting children with English as an additional language (EAL)
  • The ability to maintain positive relationships with students, parents and staff
  • Good ICT skills for word-processing, use of learning software and accessing on-line resources.

About Star Academies

Star Academies is a high-performing multi-academy trust that runs more than 20 primary and secondary schools. We are a values-based organisation that works to improve the life chances of young people in areas of social and economic deprivation to help them succeed at the highest levels of education, employment and the professions. Every single day you’ll be rewarded with the opportunity to shape a young person’s future - our STAR values embody what we believe is needed to succeed.

Professional development is key to our ongoing success, so we continually invest in our employees through our learning and development centre, Star Institute. With a wealth of training, mentoring and progression opportunities across a growing group of academies, joining our team of leading education experts could propel your career to the next level. 

We can also offer you a range of rewards and benefits, including competitive salaries and pension schemes, generous holiday entitlements and healthcare cash plans.

Find out more

Please download the job description and person specification below for further information about the role.  For an informal and confidential discussion about the role please call us on 0161 329 7300.

Key Dates

Closing Date: Friday, 17 January 2020 at midnight

Interview Date: To be confirmed

Proposed Start Date: To be confirmed

Our Commitment

Star Academies is committed to safeguarding, safer recruitment and promoting the welfare of pupils. Our comprehensive recruitment and selection processes aim to discourage and screen out unsuitable applicants. Successful candidates are subject to rigorous pre-employment checks.

We are equally committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity. We aim for our workforce to be representative of society and that each employee feels respected and able to give their best. We are committed to providing equality and fairness in our recruitment and employment practices and not to discriminate on any grounds. We oppose all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination.



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