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Welfare Support Staff (EB0067)

Education - School

Teaching Assistant

Oak Learning Partnership

Elms Bank School

Ripon Avenue, Whitefield, Manchester, M45 8PJ


“An outstanding school”

(Ofsted October 2014)

Elms Bank School Welfare Support Staff Vacancies

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.

Do you enjoy working with children?

Are you excellent at working as part of a team?

Would you like the opportunity to develop your career?

We are looking to recruit Welfare Support Staff to join a skilled team who work with young people with a range of special needs.

Hours of work are 8 ¾ per week, Monday to Friday, 11.35am to 1.20pm, term time only. Additional hours are often available.

The annual salary for this role will be £3,678 pro rata.

This rewarding work includes supervising pupils at lunchtime to ensure their safety, welfare and good conduct, assisting with feeding when necessary and attending to pupils’ personal care requirements.

As part of the role you will have access to the School’s CPD programme.

Several of our Welfare Support Staff have gone on to develop their career and are now working as Teaching Assistants in the classroom. This is an ideal opportunity for any interested parties wishing to start a career in special education.

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.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

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


Further details can be found here;


Information Pack

Application Form

Application Form Guidance


Please complete an application form explaining how you meet the person specification, completed applications to be returned to Mrs Langley-Sadler, Headteacher of Elms Bank at


Closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 19th April 2021.

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application deadline

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19th Apr 2021

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