This job expired on 20 October 2021

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    20 October 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    5 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Will consider part time, term time
32.5 hours per week, Monday - Friday, term time plus 1 week (39 weeks)
Contract type
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
Band 4, Points 12-17 £22,183.00 - £24,491.00 per annum
Actual salary
£17,030.63 - £18,802.56 per annum pro-rata

Job summary

New Park Academy is looking for an enthusiastic and flexible Teaching Assistant to work in our Outreach Department.

You should possess excellent communication skills and be able to work as part of a team, having experience of working with KS3 and/or KS4 pupils and possibly families, as this post will focus on encouraging young people and their families that it is safe to return to school after the school closures linked to Covid 19. You will be able to demonstrate skills in relating to young people who have social, emotional and mental health difficulties. You will be able to share how you communicate with parents and deal with pupils in a calm but firm manner in small groups or on a one to one basis, both in school and off-site, ensuring that every student is making progress in line with their ability. You will ideally have a wealth of experience of working with pupils who can demonstrate challenging behaviours and have knowledge of the risk associated with the use of illegal substances.
The suitable candidates must have their own transport, be willing to transport pupils to and from school and other educational establishments and have business use for their own vehicle.

To be considered for this position, you will:
• have previous experience in a related role
• be an organised, enthusiastic and proactive person
• be able to provide two employment references
• have the legal right to work in the UK

Additional allowances

Mileage allowance

This job post has expired.

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 7 to 16
Education phase
School size
119 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 16
Contact phone number
0161 921 2000

About New Park Academy

New Park Academy is situated in the inner-city of Salford and provides education for some of the most vulnerable and at the same time most challenging pupils with social, emotional and mental health difficulties. The school operates as an important element in the LA Behaviour Strategy as part of the continuum of provision.

New Park Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

For further information please visit the school website

Arranging a visit to New Park Academy

If you wish to arrange a visit to school, please telephone 0161 921 2000. Visits are welcome; however they will be scheduled after school hours and by prior appointment.

School location

Off Green Lane, Eccles, Greater Manchester, M30 0RW

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