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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    5 April 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    4 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Part time: TA1 is 33.5 hours per week TTO 38 weeks plus 5 inset days

Contract type

Fixed term - 12 Months initially

Pay scale

Band 3 point 6-11 £23,893 - £25,979 pro rata 33.5 hours Term Time Only

What skills and experience we're looking for

Brentwood School and Community College specialise in the education of students with severe, profound and multiple learning difficulties, complex needs and autism. Brentwood benefits from state-of-the-art facilities which include a 11-19 school and post- 19 college.

Due to the continuing growth of this highly successful school and college, we are looking for Level 1 teaching assistants who:

  • Are passionate about working in a Special Needs setting
  • Will inspire students to learn
  • Have outstanding communication skills
  • Are innovative and dynamic
  • Understand the importance of teamwork
  • Are committed to excellence
  • Have the vision, skills and energy to provide the best opportunity for every student within our school and college

We are particularly interested in recruiting staff with experience of:

  • Supporting students with autism
  • Working with both child and adult learners
  • Supporting students with a range of special educational needs

We are also interested in recruiting graduates who are considering a career in teaching, social work, speech and language therapy or occupational therapy. We will provide a comprehensive training programme to equip you with the skills required to work with young people with a range of needs.

What the school offers its staff

We provide a comprehensive induction programme and ongoing CPD for all staff.

We are a warm and friendly school and value the health and wellbeing of our staff.

'The leadership and management provide a supportive and flexible environment where staff are listened to in order to ensure that staff's wellbeing is a priority while also making sure the quality-of-service provision to students is not compromised in anyway.'(School Wellbeing Support Advisor)

Commitment to safeguarding

Brentwood is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment. The post you have applied for is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; pre-employment checks will be carried out, references will be sought and successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and other relevant checks with statutory bodies.

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About Brentwood School

School type
Special school, ages 11 to 19
School size
137 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Phone number
0161 905 2371

Brentwood School is an outstanding special school which specialises in the education of students with severe, profound and multiple learning difficulties, complex needs and autism. Our school benefits from fabulous facilities and is co-located with a post 19 college. Student numbers are set to increase over the coming years.

Arranging a visit to Brentwood School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@brentwood.trafford.sch.uk.

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