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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    29 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    10 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Part time: 32 hours per week, term time only

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Grade E, SCP 11 £25,979 – SCP 16 £28,282

Actual salary

Grade E: SCP 11 £19,760 to SCP 16 £21,511

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint a self-motivated, enthusiastic and reliable Teaching Assistant to support students with a wide range of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND). A main focus for this role is to provide practical personal care and support for students with physical disabilities and we are therefore looking for somebody with experience of providing personal care including practical support with personal hygiene, toileting, eating and drinking.

The post-holder will work alongside teachers and pastoral staff as part of the school’s Inclusion Team to enable access to learning for students with a wide range of needs. The successful applicant will be required to promote high expectations and have the ability to support students to access the curriculum effectively. This will involve in-class support, one-to-one sessions and small group work as directed. The role also entails liaising with colleagues, parents/carers and a range of support networks.

What the school offers its staff

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with a passion for making a difference to pupils’ life chances to join a friendly, diverse and inclusive staff team. Hyde High School offers a bright, busy and supportive working environment where all staff and pupils are valued and encouraged to contribute. This role offers professional challenge and reward in equal measure and requires proactive and enthusiastic promotion of a positive work ethic and team spirit.

Commitment to safeguarding

Hyde High School is committed to safeguarding and equal rights and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

A copy of our Child Protection and Safeguarding Policy is available on our website.

The successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020. Further information about filtering offences can be found in the DBS filtering guide.

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.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to r.fawcett@hydehighschool.uk

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About Hyde High School

School type
Local authority maintained school, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1169 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

We are a proudly multicultural community school where learning is at the heart of all we do and is truly valued. Students are offered a rich, broad and balanced curriculum which promotes all aspects of their development and so prepares them for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of 21st century life. Our students leave us as well-rounded and decent young people with real strength of character, who aspire to make a positive contribution to their society.

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