Teaching Assistant Level 3

MEA CentralManchester

We currently have exciting opportunities for Teaching Assistants to support our vulnerable learners. This will be done through in-class support and working with small groups of students or on an individual basis. Successful candidates will join and support our wider SEN team and also assist in the development, maintenance and use of resources.

The role will suit enthusiastic and inspirational graduates or experienced Teaching Assistants who enjoy working as part of a dedicated team and want to develop their skills in a school environment. This is a fantastic opportunity for a graduate who wants to gain experience in order to progress towards a teaching career.

The post holder will support and promote equality and diversity, safeguarding and child protection awareness within the school; contribute to the development of a culture of mutual support and; share best practice.

The role is full time, term-time only, plus five additional training days. The post is a Grade 4, and the salary points highlighted below will be pro-rata'd to reflect term-time only working. 

MEA Central, a Prospere Learning Trust school,  opened with 210 Year 7 students on September 2017; we now have a full compliment of 1000+ students across all year groups. Through high academic aspirations, an impressive culture and wide ranging extra-curricular opportunities, we develop students into articulate, active and respectful citizens, ready to go out and do good in the world.

Our vision of a fantastic future for all our students is easy to understand but complex to achieve as the future evolves so rapidly around us. Our students have to adapt in order to build themselves a secure and resilient future. Our vision underpins all we do, and our starting point is excellent academic results.

Our school is proud to be part of the Prospere Learning Trust. Prospere Learning Trust was formed in September 2017 through the merger of two multi academy trusts. We currently employ over 900 staff and are passionate about providing exceptional education for children from any background so that they become happy, confident adults with excellent academic knowledge and qualifications. We believe that our staff play a vital role in achieving our vision. Great schools thrive because of the great people in them.

Application procedure: 

Please note we do not accept CVs; applications will only be accepted on the TES application form and references will be applied for at the shortlisting stage. Applications may not be considered if they are incomplete.  The TES application form must be used for all roles – Teaching application form or Support staff application form. 

The closing date for this role is 26 September 2021.

All schools within the Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.

All applicants must be permitted to work in the UK and hold a relevant work permit where necessary. This is not a role in which the Trust sponsors a visa application. If you have lived or worked outside of the UK in the last 5 years, the Trust will also require additional information in order to comply with safer recruitment requirements. Any job offer will be conditional on the satisfactory completion of the necessary pre-employment checks including receipt of satisfactory references.

We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

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