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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    24 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    12 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant
  • Learning support or cover supervisor

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Part time: 31.33 hours per week (Term time, plus 2 Inset days) 8.30am – 4.00pm (except Thurs 8.30am – 3.50pm, Fri 8.30am – 3.00pm), (20 min & 40 min unpaid), (opportunity for additional overtime to supervise reading & literacy interventions, enrichment clubs, lunch duties, and student work at lunch and after school).

Contract type


Actual salary

£17,172 - £17,460 (Scale 3, Points 5 to 6)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Do you have a strong academic background and a passionate interest in learning and the support of student progress? Are you interested in helping young people develop their core academic skills? Can you play a role in supporting young people’s well-being and progress?

Stockport School is looking to appoint Learning Support Assistants to support teaching, learning and progress, and the development of independent learning skills of students with additional learning needs, particularly including those with EHCPs and those at SEN School Support.

Candidates should be well qualified with strong GCSE passes in at least English and mathematics at minimum grades C or 4 and above, including additional strong GCSE and/or A Level passes (or equivalent) in other subject areas. It would also be desirable for a candidate to be a graduate with a good Honours Degree or other Higher Educational qualification, Qualified Teacher Status, or Teaching Assistant qualified Status.

What the school offers its staff

The school is a very popular over-subscribed school with year-on-year improving results and the quality and consistency of our in-class curriculum support and supportive intervention and enrichment supervision are important to our ongoing progress and success.

Further details about the role

This is an exciting opportunity for an outstanding individual who has the relevant experience, commitment and drive and who is passionate about encouraging every child to reach their full potential within a supportive academic environment.

This opportunity may well appeal to candidates who wish to experience working in a school environment with a view to pursuing a career in education or to candidates who already have QTS but are looking for a change of direction. Learning Support Assistants who decide to embark on this route will be supported in their applications for PGCE and Schools Direct training courses.

The hours of work are 31.33 per week, 8.30am - 4.00pm (except Thursday 8.30am – 3.50pm and Friday 8.30am – 3.00pm) on a term time, plus 2 Inset Training days only contract. Additional paid overtime hours are also available to attend meetings where necessary, and to supervise reading & literacy interventions, student enrichment clubs, lunch duties, and student work at lunchtime and after school).

We welcome applications from colleagues who are determined to make a difference.

This School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant’s appointment will be subject to satisfactory enhanced clearance by the Disclosure & Barring Service.

The closing date for applications is 9.00am on Monday 24th June 2024, although we reserve the right to close the application process early if sufficient quality applications are received.

Commitment to safeguarding

The successful applicant's appointment will be subject to satisfactory clearance by the Disclosure & Barring Service.

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About Stockport School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1322 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
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The school is a very popular over-subscribed school with year-on-year improving results.

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