Teaching Assistant to support pupils with complex needs

New Islington Free School, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M4 6EY

9 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    27 May 2022 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    12 May 2022

Job details

Key stages

Early years, KS1, KS2

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term (Until August 31st 2023)


Grade 4, scale point 7

Teaching Assistant to support pupils with complex needs job summary

We need to appoint new members of staff to join our excellent Teaching Assistant team here at New Islington Free School. The role is initially for a fixed term period, to start in September 2022.

Employer: New Islington Free School
Location: Manchester
Salary: £20,444 FTE
Salary Grade: Grade 4, point 7
Working Pattern: Term Time
Working Hours: 35 Hours per week TA Role
Contract Type: Fixed term, from September 1st 2022 to August 31st 2023
Closing date: Friday 27th May 2022 at 12 noon
Job Type: Education School based, School Support Staff
Interview Date: Week commencing Monday 13th June 2022

You would be joining the school at an exciting time in our journey as we join the Co-op Academy Trust in July 2022.

We are looking to appoint people with a calm and patient personality who have a good sense of humour and are a great team player. We are looking for people who are enthusiastic, hardworking and flexible. It is essential to have a positive and ‘can-do’ attitude.

The vacancies are for 1:1 support to work with our pupils who have additional needs.

Please indicate on your application form your experiences of working with children who have complex difficulties, including but not limited to ASD, ADHD, SEMH, PDA and Global Developmental Delay. Experience of these roles is essential.

Interested applicants are welcome to find out more about our school. Please email the Head Teacher, Tabitha Smith, on


Completed forms should be returned to the Head Teacher via email.

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

The successful applicant's appointment will be subject to satisfactory pre-employment clearances including a Disclosure and Barring Service check.
The appointment will be with effect from 1st September 2022.

Applying for the job

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Supporting documents

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About New Islington Free School

School type
Free School, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
318 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11
Contact phone number
0161 273 8007

We are an excellent primary school in the heart of Manchester. Come and join our team!

Arranging a visit to New Islington Free School

We welcome visits from prospective candidates. Please email or ring for an appointment to meet the team and the children.

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