Teaching Assistant, Manchester

Closing date:Expiring in 2 days

Manchester Enterprise AcademyManchester

Date posted:
Start date: As soon as possible
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: NJC Grade 5, SCP13 at a full time equivalent salary of GBP22,021 or a pro-rated salary of GBP18,497
Contract term: Fixed Term
Suitable for NQTs: Yes

The Altius Trust is seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant,  at our fantastic Academy in Wythenshawe, to  provide support for our Looked After Children.  The role will suit an enthusiastic and inspirational graduate who enjoys working as part of a dedicated team and who wants to develop their skills in a school environment.  

The successful candidate will join our wider Inclusion team to support the academic and social needs of identified pupils through in-class support and working with small groups of students or individually. You will also assist in the development, maintenance and use of resources.  

The role will suit an enthusiastic and inspirational graduate who enjoys working as part of a dedicated team and who wants to develop their skills in a school environment.   The candidate who is appointed will receive full support and training from colleagues and Teachers. 

This is a fixed term role to cover a maternity leave period, until 30 April 2021.

The Altius Trust is a multi-academy educational trust with an ongoing commitment to opening and running academies with a high level of achievement in the Manchester area. Our Trust Partners include some of the most successful and innovative companies in the UK, all of whom have a strong commitment to Manchester. Their involvement in the Trust underlines their commitment to developing the young people of the city, and their recognition that to recruit excellent leaders from local families they have to be committed to their development prior to them becoming employees.

The flagship school of the Trust, Manchester Enterprise Academy (MEA) is committed to being a leading institution; the academy of choice for learners, their parents and employers locally, regionally and beyond.  We look to be acknowledged nationally for excellence in teaching and learning and for the quality of students’ outcomes.  We recognise that our learners are at the heart of all we do and are committed to properly understanding every aspect of their ‘MEA’ experience.

MEA Central opened with 210 Year 7 students on September 2017 and now has three year groups and 630 students. Through high academic aspirations, an impressive culture and wide ranging extra-curricular opportunities, the school develops 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.

Please find attached the Job Description and further information is available below about our school and the Trust. Please apply through TES. Please note we do not accept CVs and references will be applied for at the shortlisting stage. 

Closing date for applications is 23 February 2020 and interviews will take place as soon as possible thereafter. The role will be to start as soon as possible.

We are an equal opportunities employer.   

The Altius Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful appointments are subject to receiving satisfactory employment checks including references and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Enhanced check. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974

More about Manchester Enterprise Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Simonsway, Wythenshawe, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M22 9RH, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 161 499 2726
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