Teaching Assistant, Central Manchester

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Trinity CE High SchoolCentral Manchester

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Start date: 01.09.2019
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Grade 3, Point 4-6 (£18,426-19,171 FTE), equates to a pro rata starting salary of £15,373 per annum
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

Contract term: Fixed Term (01.09.19-31.08.20)

Contract type:  Term-time only + 1 day, 35 hours per week

Working hours are 08:15-15:45, with a 30 minute lunch break

Scale:  Grade 3, Point 4-6 (£18,426-19,171 FTE), which equates to a pro rata starting salary of £15,373 per annum.

This is a great opportunity to come and work in our highly rated secondary school in central Manchester. Our school was inspected by Ofsted in January 2014 and was judged to be ‘Outstanding’ in every category and ‘Outstanding’ for overall effectiveness. In 2017, our new Sixth Form was also judged ‘Outstanding’.  

We are now looking to appoint two suitably qualified and/or experienced people, who, under the guidance of teaching staff, will provide support for students who require help to enable access to learning and who will assist in the management and supervision of students in the classroom or outside the main teaching area as required. 

We are ideally looking for someone with experience of working with students with behavioural concerns and in particular with ADHD, and for someone with experience of providing personal care to a male KS3 student or a willingness to learn how to do this. 


  • The opportunity to join our Outstanding school of 1300 students aged 11-18, supported by a hugely talented, hard-working staff team;
  • Excellent facilities in new and refurbished buildings;
  • Enrolment in the Local Government Pension Scheme;
  • Free parking and use of the school Fitness Suite;
  • Childcare Voucher Scheme and Cycle to Work Scheme in operation;
  • We are a socially inclusive and equal opportunities school and committed to and actively promote equal opportunities for all our students and staff. 


  • Experience and an understanding of safeguarding and child protection issues, or be willing to undertake training in these areas; 
  • Numeracy and literacy skills at least equivalent to RQF Level 2; good ICT skills are also desirable, as is having completed the Teaching Assistant Induction Programme;
  • Experience of working in an educational setting with effective behaviour management skills - experience of working with students with ADHD or providing personal care would be especially welcome;
  • Have a basic understanding of child development and learning and an ability to relate well to children and adults;
  • Be professional, flexible and innovative, with experience of undertaking a wide variety of duties and an ability to deal skilfully with unanticipated situations;
  • Good communication skills with the ability to work well within a team, yet able to demonstrate an ability to work unsupervised utilising their own initiative;
  • Well organised with an adaptable and positive approach to all aspects of the workload;

Please note that training will be provided on safeguarding and school specific IT applications. 

The closing date for applications is 09:00 am on Monday 29 October

CVs will not be considered. For further details and to download an application pack, please visit www.trinityhigh.com 

Trinity CE High School is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. The school operates a Safer Recruitment policy. The successful applicant will be subject to appropriate child protection screening, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service. 

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More about Trinity CE High School
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Denomination: Church of England
Address: Higher Cambridge Street, Manchester, Lancashire, M15 6HP, United Kingdom.
Telephone: +44 161 212 1900
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