Teaching and Learning Assistant

Merit Hospital School and Medical Pupil Referral Unit, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST2 9JA

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  • Start date details

    Spring Term

  • Closing date

    4 December 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    31 October 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

  • View all Part timejobs - Work pattern is 12 hours 20 minutes Thursday and Friday 8.30am to 3pm with a 20 minute lunch break

Contract type


Pay scale

Level 4 FTE £21,189 to £22,369

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidates will have experience across key stages 3 and 4; have an excellent understanding of the expectations of learners, a good standard of English and Maths and have the personal drive to achieve excellence.

We are looking for teaching assistants who will:

  • Provide support under the direction of teaching staff to a consistently high standard
  • Provide specific support to the teacher in the care of pupils and management of the classroom.
  • Be able to share good practice with colleagues and work flexibly alongside and in support of them.
  • Have a track record of successfully assisting in raising standards and in ensuring all pupil groups make good progress.
  • Act practically to promote the ethos of learning.
  • Has the skill to develop effective relationships with staff and pupils.
  • Promote the welfare of the pupils and staff.

What the school offers its staff

  • A collaborative working and learning environment which values each person as an individual.
  • The opportunity for you to develop professionally through CPD and coaching.
  • A highly motivated and supportive staff team.

Commitment to safeguarding

Merit is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

This position is subject to appropriate vetting procedures in line with KCSIE including a criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly CRB) which will require you to disclose details of all unspent and unfiltered spent reprimands, formal warnings, cautions and convictions in your application form

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About Merit Hospital School and Medical Pupil Referral Unit

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 4 to 18
School size
4 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 18
Phone number
01782 928980

Merit is a small, local authority maintained school in Stoke on Trent for secondary school children with medical and mental health needs. We are also responsible for providing education at The University Hospitals of North Midlands. The school offers a safe, secure and nurturing environment with skilled and experienced teachers and supportive, wrap-around care for all our pupils.

Arranging a visit to Merit Hospital School and Medical Pupil Referral Unit

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email jmatthews1@meritpru-stoke.org.uk.

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