Skip to content
find my application
Greater Jobs
Greater Jobs

Teaching Assistant Level 1 (Special and Additional Needs)

Education - School

Teaching Assistant

Ashgate Specialist Support Primary School

Position Title: Teaching Assistant Level 1 (Special & Additional Needs)
Salary: Grade 3 £18,426 to £19,171 per annum pro rata
Contract Type: Temporary, Term Time Only
Hours: Full Time
Work Pattern: Mon, Tue, Thu 8.30 - 4pm, Wed 8.30 - 4.30 pm, Fri 8.30 - 3.30pm
Work Location: Ashgate Specialist Support Primary School, Crossacres Rd, Wythenshawe, M22 5DR
DBS Check Required: Yes
Qualification(s) Required: Yes, The successful candidate will hold a TA Level 2 qualification (or equivalent), alternatively they must be able to show that they are registered to start a course in September 2019
Interviews: 05 September 2019
Reference: MCC352/7749-31S

The post holder will support teaching and learning across the school, providing general support in the management of pupils and resources, as directed by teachers and senior staff.

The successful applicant must be able to work effectively with the whole school community including pupils, parents, governors and staff.

The successful candidate will demonstrate:
  • a commitment to the ethos of Ashgate School and its values and aims
  • promote and maintain a culture of high expectations for self and others
  • enthusiasm, energy and flexibility
Ashgate is a Manchester Local Authority maintained school that caters for pupils with Special Education Needs in Wythenshawe and South Manchester. Our pupils are aged 3 to 11 years and have a range of additional needs including: Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulties, Severe Learning Difficulties and Autism.

Our wider curriculum helps children develop skills for learning and skills for life; we aim to support the children in developing their communication and core skills whilst enjoying a wide variety of extracurricular activities. We believe in empowering our children to grow in confidence and to be as independent as possible.

If you are interested in this vacancy please email your completed application form to:

Only applications submitted on the school’s application form will be considered.

CV's will not be accepted, no telephone calls or emails from agencies please.

Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview and will be given the opportunity to have a look around the school and spend some time in a classroom on the day.

We are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, younger learners and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment. The above post will be subject to enhanced DBS checks, satisfactory references and will be exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. DBS Code of Practice which can be viewed here. We have a policy on the Employment of Ex-Offenders and it is available upon request.

This post is also subject to satisfactory references, proof of right to work in the UK in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 and other pre-employment checks where applicable.

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.

Privacy Notice

Application Form: Application Form.doc
Job Description & Person Specification: Teaching Assistant Level 1.pdf
Further Information: Safer Recruitment Policy.pdf
Information For Applicants:

salary from




working hours

full time

application deadline

9 00 am

2nd Sep 2019

you might be interested in