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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    24 June 2024 at 8am

  • Date listed

    14 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Full time, part time: Full time 36 hours per week, Term-time only plus 5 inset days. Part time We are willing and able to be flexible around part time working and could offer the role on a basis to suit the right candidate(s).

Contract type


Actual salary

£20,417 to £22,570

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Displays commitment to the protection and safeguarding of children and young people

  • Understanding classroom roles and responsibilities

  • Supervises and provides particular support for pupils needs, ensuring their safety and access to learning activities

  • Promotes the inclusion and acceptance of all pupils

  • Sets challenging and demanding expectations and promotes self-esteem and independence

  • Have the ability to promote independence and confidence.

  • Work constructively as part of a team

  • Be an excellent role model to all

  • Working with SEND students

  • Effective use of ICT to support learning

  • Understanding of relevant policies/codes of practice and awareness of relevant legislation

  • General understanding of national curriculum and other basic learning programmes/strategies

  • Ability to work using own initiative and work without supervision

  • An awareness and knowledge of the issues surrounding the safeguarding of children.

  • Ability to self-evaluate learning needs and actively seek learning opportunities

  • To be able to work constructively as part of a team, understanding classroom roles and responsibilities and your own position within these

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 Teaching Assistant, you will support individuals and groups of students to enable access to learning, contributing to the development and maintenance of a purposeful, nurturing learning environment. Working with students of various ages (11 to 16) across a number of subjects, 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.

We are willing and able to be flexible around part time/full time working and could offer the role on a basis to suit the right candidate(s).

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

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Co-op Academy Swinton

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
994 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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