Education - School
New Bridge School
The Trustees are looking to recruit to the posts of
TEACHING ASSISTANT APPRENTICES
£8,774 per annum plus SEN (£1,264) per annum
Full time / Full year
New Bridge Multi Academy Trust (MAT) presently comprises New Bridge School, New Bridge Learning Centre, Spring Brook Academy, Hollinwood Academy and Hawthorns School. We support the learning, social and pastoral needs of over 700 young people aged between 4 and 19 years. In addition we also offer a 19-25 years provision, New Bridge Horizons, and a cafeteria concession, The Atrium, based in Oldham town centre. We also have supported student placements at the Royal Oldham Hospital and Manchester Metropolitan University. All these components form the New Bridge Group.
We are looking to recruit a number of resilient, committed, energetic and highly motivated Teaching Assistant Apprentices who will relish the opportunity to develop their own practice within one of the UK’s most diverse educational organisations.
As an Apprentice Teaching Assistant, you will work alongside the class teacher supporting a group of pupils with a range of learning needs; to ensure that barriers to learning are reduced and enabling pupils to achieve their full potential.
We currently have vacancies within the following settings:
Please note that some of the posts are to support in our settings where the students present with challenging behaviour. Previous experience in a school, caring or similar environment would be an advantage but we will provide training for the right candidates.
If applicants have a preference for a specific setting within the Trust, they should state this in their application.
Successful candidates will be employed on a 12 or 18 months contract and complete a classroom support diploma during that time. Whilst we are unable to guarantee a permanent contract at the end of the Apprenticeship we expect opportunities for permanent employment to become available.
The successful candidates will be able to demonstrate in their application that they have:
Please note there is no age limit to access an Apprenticeship. The Apprenticeship pay rate applies for the first twelve months and then Apprentices move onto their applicable statutory age rate. We would be particularly interested in male applicants.
New Bridge MAT is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and applicants must have a commitment to safeguarding young people. These posts are subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service and references will be sought prior to interview.
Salary: New Bridge Apprenticeship Rate £8,774 per annum (£4.59 per hour)
Allowance: SEN (£1,264) per annum
Hours of work: 36 hours 40 minutes per week / full year
Based: See above
Commencing: As soon as possible
Closing Date: Open
Further information & site visit: HR – 0161 883 2401