SEND Teaching Assistant (with responsibility for SpLD & Access Arrangements)

  • Term Time Only + 5 days
  • Salary range - Points 17 – 21, £16,007 - £17,609 (actual)
  • Location - Co-op Academy Manchester
  • Closing date - April 1, 2019
Job description

We are looking for an enthusiastic, experienced teaching assistant to lead the Access Arrangements process. The successful applicant will have experience of applying for Access Arrangements and a proven track record of supporting students with SEND in making excellent progress in lessons. They will have a particular interest in the area of SpLD and have a vision for planning interventions to meet the needs of students across the academy. The successful candidate will provide in-class support, deliver interventions and develop resources in order to enhance our SEND provision. The post would suit somebody with previous experience of working in a school or with young adults or who has a keen interest in enabling young people to fulfil their potential.

Co-op Academy Manchester is the city’s most improved school and boasts a state of the art building and fantastic facilities. Our core values of fairness, ambition and respect drive all that we do to ensure the highest quality outcomes for every student. If you have the passion, drive and skills to develop SEND provision both within the classroom and beyond, then we want to hear from you!

Applicants must have a good level of literacy and numeracy skills. Successful candidates will be expected to be fully involved in academy activities. Additional responsibilities would be discussed dependent upon the experience and qualifications of the applicants.

Please take time to review the Co-op Academies Trust brochure which outlines “Why work for CAT”. In addition, Trust employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including discount gym memberships & leisure offers, childcare vouchers, cycle to work, Co-op Credit Union, season ticket & rental deposit loans, cash-back healthcare scheme and co-operative discount offers.

“Co-op Academies Trust”, as an aware employer is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults as its number one priority. This commitment to robust recruitment, selection and induction procedures extends to organisations and services linked to the Trust on its behalf”.

Please download full details and an application form below and return to Mrs S Stephenson, c/o Co-op Academy of Manchester, Plant Hill Road, Higher Blackley, Manchester M9 0WQ. Alternatively e-mail or telephone 0161 795 3005.

Please note – the academy cannot accept a CV as a form of application.

The closing date for completed applications is 12 noon, 1 April 2019. Interviews Thursday 4 April 2019.


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