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Teaching Assistant (Level 2)

Education - School

Teaching Assistant

Elms Bank

Elms Bank

Ripon Avenue, Whitefield, Manchester, M45 8PJ


Required as soon as possible.


Elms Bank is a secondary special school for pupils aged 11 to 19 years with a diverse range of learning disabilities including physical disabilities and autism.


A vacancy has arisen to support pupils with an Educational Health Care Plan or Statement of Special Needs either on a 1:1 basis or as part of a class.  The successful candidate will be required to work within a Key Stage or department across the school.


The post is 32.5 hours per week (Monday 8.45am – 4.45pm, Tuesday to Friday 8.45am – 3.30pm) term time plus 5 professional activity days worked during periods of school closure, in accordance with service requirements.


This post is temporary until 31st August 2019 pending a review of the staffing structure.


The salary for this post is £16,178 to £17,741 per annum.


Applicants must have relevant qualifications and experience and be willing to undertake training relevant to the post.  Please ensure that you meet the person specification before applying.


Employees of Elms Bank have a responsibility for, and must be committed to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and for ensuring that they are protected from harm.


Appointment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.


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An application form is available here and is returnable with a letter explaining how you meet the person specification to Mrs O Langley-Sadler, Head of School, Elms Bank, Ripon Avenue, Whitefield, Manchester, M45 8PJ or by email to: by 9am on Tuesday 26th February 2019.

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26th Feb 2019

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