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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    26 February 2024 at 8am

  • Date listed

    8 February 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Grade H - SCP 12 to 22 (Actual salary £23,056 to £27,369)

What skills and experience we're looking for


  • A variety of support teaching experience

  • Collaborating with teachers to prepare and plan lessons'

  • Supporting teachers in evaluation progress using a range of assessment techniques

  • Effective assessment record keeping

  • Clear and effective communication with students and parents

  • Working cooperatively with colleagues in teams

  • Enthusing, motivating and promoting opportunities for student achievement

  • Involvement in extracurricular activities

  • Support teaching within 11 – 19 age range

  • Being proactive and contributing to the general development of the school

  • Portfolio to demonstrate experience

  • Successful classroom management, organisation and teaching

Skills, Ability, Knowledge

  • Know how to use ICT to support professional activities

  • Working knowledge of behaviour management

  • To demonstrate a commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and an expectation of colleagues to do the same

  • National Curriculum programmes of study in Mathematics and/or English

  • Awareness of the relevant exam board specification for the relevant subject

What the school offers its staff

Benefits include:

  • Local Government Pension Scheme

  • Discounts on various Co-op branded products

  • Co-operative credit union

  • Discounted gym membership and leisure activities

  • Season ticket and rental deposit loans

  • Colleague Assistance via Health Assured

  • Cycle to Work scheme

  • Flu vaccine

Further details about the role

As a Higher Level Teaching Assistant, you will work with teachers to organise and support teaching and learning activities for classes. The primary focus is to undertake specified work with individuals, groups and whole classes under the direction and supervision of a qualified teacher. This is an excellent opportunity to work in a school environment, supporting and making a difference to young people’s lives.

The successful candidate will possess good communication, literacy and numeracy skills. You will demonstrate a commitment to continuous improvement with enthusiasm and adaptability. Your positive outlook and a willingness to be fully involved in school life will ensure you thrive in this role.

An excellent career and professional development offer is also at the heart of the academy’s commitment to you. In addition, you will have the opportunity to link with other Co-operative Academies across the North West. Being part of the Co-operative Group, we are both guided and driven by the Co-op values which are centred around a different, fairer and better way of doing things. These values are embedded in everything that we do within the Academy - they are our ‘Ways of being’;

Do what matters most | Be yourself, always | Show you care | Succeed together

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About Co-op Academy Swinton

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1007 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number

Arranging a visit to Co-op Academy Swinton

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email danielle.walsh@coopacademies.co.uk.

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