14 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    9 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    1 May 2024

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

Full time, part time, term time: 35.5 hours per week term time only at 39 weeks

Contract type

Fixed term - 12 Months initially and some permanent available

Full-time equivalent salary

£26,421 - £28,770 pro rata 35.5 hours Term Time Only (39 WEEKS PER YEAR)

Pay scale

Band 4 point 12-17

What skills and experience we're looking for

The qualities we expect of staff working at Brentwood include:

  • Effective communication
  • Collaboration
  • Positivity
  • Working to strengths
  • Good humour
  • Integrity
  • Efficiency
  • Encouragement and support for one another
  • Proactivity, organisation and flexibility

Due to the continuing growth of this highly successful school and college, we are looking for Level 2 teaching assistants who:

  • Are passionate about working in a Special Needs setting
  • Will inspire students to learn
  • Have outstanding communication skills
  • Are innovative and dynamic
  • Understand the importance of teamwork
  • Are committed to excellence
  • Have the vision, skills and energy to provide the best opportunity for every student within our school and college

We are particularly interested in recruiting staff with experience of:

  • Working with students with PMLD and complex health needs
  • Working with students with SLD and autism
  • Working with students with complex sensory and behavioural needs


What the school offers its staff

Brentwood is afriendly, safe and inclusive school and college where students are valued and feel a sense of belonging. It is a place where students’ needs are met with care, empathy and understanding. Our vision is for all our students to gain the social, emotional and academic skills to facilitate optimum independence and happiness, and to reach their full potential as valued members of the community.

Our Values

  • Creativity
  • Compassion
  • Enthusiasm
  • Respect
  • Resilience

We provide a comprehensive induction programme and ongoing CPD for all staff.

We are a warm and friendly school and value the health and wellbeing of our staff


Commitment to safeguarding

Brentwood is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment. The post you have applied for is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974; pre-employment checks will be carried out, references will be sought and successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and other relevant checks with statutory bodies.

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 recruitment@brentwood.trafford.sch.uk

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

About Brentwood School

School type
Special school, ages 11 to 19
School size
137 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Phone number
0161 905 2371

Brentwood School is an outstanding special school which specialises in the education of students with severe, profound and multiple learning difficulties, complex needs and autism. Our school benefits from fabulous facilities and is co-located with a post 19 college. Student numbers are set to increase over the coming years.

Arranging a visit to Brentwood School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@brentwood.trafford.sch.uk.

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