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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    26 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    6 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Term time: 32.5 hours per week

Contract type


Pay scale

Grade 3

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • NVQ 2 for Teaching Assistants or equivalent qualification or experience;
  • A*- C or 9 - 4 grade in G.C.S.E. English and Maths;
  • Willingness to undertake training in relevant learning strategies e.g. literacy/Key Stage 3 and /or training in a particular curriculum.
  • Working with, or caring for, children of secondary school age;
  • An awareness of children’s development and learning;
  • An awareness of S.E.N.D in a school setting;
  • Experience of resources preparation;
  • Familiar with the use of technological equipment e.g. use of Excel, Publisher, photocopier;
  • Understanding of inclusion and how it applies in a school setting.
  • Build and maintain effective relationships with all students & colleagues;
  • Use of ICT to support learning;
  • Work with children at all levels regardless of specific individual need and to identify learning styles as appropriate;
  • Adapt your own approach in accordance with student needs;
  • Liaise sensitively with parents and carers;
  • Promote a positive ethos and be a good role model;
  • Work constructively as part of a team, understanding classroom roles and responsibilities;
  • Continually improve own practice/knowledge through self evaluation and learning from others.
  • Work flexibly as the workload demands
  • Occasional out of hours working to support school functions
  • Excellent attendance record (*)

What the school offers its staff

As an employer we can offer you:

  • a successful and forward-looking school with stunning and unrivalled facilities;
  • a supportive staff and Senior Leadership Team to help you develop your full potential;
  • a school renowned for outstanding professional development opportunities across both its support and teaching staff;
  • a school community committed to corporate excellence
  • free parking.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Radclyffe School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Please see our Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy for further information: https://theradclyffeschool.co.uk/safeguarding-child-protection-policy/

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

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About The Radclyffe School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
1496 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number

The Radclyffe School is a popular 11-16 maintained Foundation (Co-operative) Trust school in the Metropolitan Borough of Oldham. The Governing Body has direct responsibility for the employment of staff, its finances, the running of the school and the outcomes it achieves. It is a larger than average secondary school with 1500 mixed gender students on roll. The school is full in every year group. Over 70% of students are from ethnic minority backgrounds, most of whom are of Pakistani or Bangladeshi heritage. Some 30% of students qualify for free school meals or a clothing grant to help with the purchase of school uniform.

Arranging a visit to The Radclyffe School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email admin@theradclyffeschool.co.uk.

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