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  • Start date details

    As soon as all pre-employment checks are complete

  • Closing date

    13 February 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    26 January 2023

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

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  • This is a Grade 3 role, working full time, 35 hrs, term-time only plus 5 inset days (39 working weeks).

Contract type

Permanent

Full-time equivalent salary

£21,189 - £21,968 per year

Pay scale

Grade 3

What skills and experience we're looking for

Grange School are seeking applications for Teaching Assistants Level 1 SEN.

Successful candidates should be suitably qualified, enthusiastic experienced teaching assistants who will support our students aged 4-19 years who have a range of special educational needs.

About Grange School

Grange School, a Prospere Learning Trust school, provides innovative education for 4-19 year old autistic students.We have created an array of specialist learning areas which facilitate the ‘Know and Remember’ curriculum which allows our pupils to achieve any ambition they may have and lead a life brimming with success, happiness and fulfilment.We have a number of specialist staff to support learning in key areas and continually develop our training offer for all staff.

Our operation is centred around our values:

  • We respect one another
  • We value the wellbeing of all staff and students
  • We expect the best
  • We value cooperative working
  • We recognise that everyone is an individual and we value diversity
  • We value learning

Find out more about Grange School in the candidate brochure below.

You will be a part of a team providing exceptional education for students so that they become happy, confident adults.The post holders will support teaching and learning across school, providing general support in the management of pupils and resources.

This is a Grade 3 role, working full time, 35 hrs, term-time only plus 5 inset days (39 workingweeks).

We are a happy, lively school where both staff and pupils enjoy learning and achieving together.

What the school offers its staff

Prospere Learning Trust offers a variety of employee benefits, including;

  • a commitment to continuous professional development for all colleagues
  • membership to Bupa Level 1 Health Plan which allows employees to claim money back for a range of health expenses such as prescriptions and dental treatments
  • access to counselling, financial, legal and personal advice provided through either our free Bupa or Health Assured Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) including confidential 24 hour support
  • Cyclescheme access
  • Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) contributions and Teacher Pension Scheme (TPS) contribution.

Applying to work for us

Applications will only be accepted on the TES application form and references will be applied for at the shortlisting stage.Applications may not be considered if they are incomplete. We cannot accept CV's.We encourage early applications and reserve the right to close this vacancy before the closing date if we receive a high volume of applicants.

Please note that new guidance in Keeping Children Safe in Education 2022 requires us to carry out an online search as part of our due diligence on shortlisted candidates. This to enable us to identify any incidents or issues which have happened and are publicly available online which we might want to explore at interview. Once shortlisting has taken place, this search will be carried out for all candidates who will attend an interview.

All applicants must be permitted to work in the UK and hold a relevant work permit where necessary. This is not a role in which the Trust sponsors a visa application. If you have lived or worked outside of the UK in the last 5 years, the Trust will also require additional information in order to comply with safer recruitment requirements. Any job offer will be conditional on the satisfactory completion of the necessary pre-employment checks and receipt of satisfactory references.


Further details about the role

Closing Date: Monday 13th of February 2023

Interview Date: Week commencing20th of February 2023

Safeguarding Children

All schools within the Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment.

Equality Statement

At Prospere Learning Trust we are committed to creating a community of belonging. This means we continually celebrate the diverse communities within our schools and the communities we serve. As an equal opportunity employer, we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

If you would prefer to request a manual application pack, or should you require any additional support in completing your application, please feel free to contact us on 0161 527 7953

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)
medical
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 Grange School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 19
School size
252 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 19
Phone number
0161 527 7953

The Grange School is a special school located in Levenshulme, Manchester which provides 247 day places for pupils with Education, Health and Care Plans, who have a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Severe Learning Difficulties (SLD). Grange offers a bespoke education for a wide range of pupils between EYFS and KS5 through the provision of a carefully planned and stimulating environment where the pupils can explore, investigate and learn. Our bespoke Know and Remember Curriculum has been devised to ensure pupils have access to all the statutory content from the National Curriculum, delivered through engaging and challenging classroom activities. Pupils are set targets each term and progress is measured throughout the school year using our bespoke pupil data system.

Grange School offers some of the most exciting and engaging curriculum enrichment activities to support the pupil’s learning. We have an on-site farm with alpacas, pigs and ducks, alongside guinea pigs, rabbits, tortoises and a gecko. An enhanced learning area called the Know Globes supports the delivery of the Remember More Curriculum, and a full-size role play area known as Imagination Village enables pupils to practise real-world skills such as using money, work in our on-site post office and mail delivery service or experience several other real-world settings, including a grocer’s, a doctor’s surgery, a vet’s, a bakery and a mechanics garage.

KS4 and KS5 have a curriculum designed around the world of work and offer accredited courses in English, maths and PSHE in KS4, along with a range of qualifications as they move into KS5 – including Active Sports and Leisure, Catering and Hospitality and Construction, to name but a few.

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