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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    30 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    10 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored


Special Education Needs (SEN)

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£23,893.00 - £25,119.00 Annually (Actual) Whole year salary

Teaching Assistants job summary

The Meadows School – Teaching Assistants

Grade 5

32.5hr (Whole year) £23,893 - £25,119

The Meadows School is a generic Special School providing high quality education to young people with a range of special educational needs and disabilities. The school has expertise in working with those who have complex needs in terms of their physical and sensory development, communication and interaction, as well as those with more moderate cognition and learning difficulties. The school provides education to over 130 students aged between 11 and 19 from Staffordshire, Cheshire, Derbyshire and Stoke on Trent. The school is organised through a combination of chronological age, key stages and learning needs.

The school is part of the Manor Hall Academy Trust and forms a Federation with Springfield School, a generic primary Special School.

We are looking for individuals who has a passion for children with SEN and are:

- Passionate about seeing students make excellent progress in a Special School environment

- Motivated, with high expectations for all learners

- Committed to working with the whole school community

- Able to contribute to life beyond their classroom

We would expect the successful candidate/s to:

- To hold the students well-being and learning at the centre of all they do.

- Have good interpersonal skills, high standards and expectations.

- Effectively, promote and develop the vision, aims and ethos of the school

- Have commitment to working in partnership with parents and other agencies

- Undertake training and implement new initiatives.

In turn we can offer:

- Happy children who are eager to learn

- A caring team of colleagues who are committed to providing the best for our pupils

- Excellent relationships with parents and LAB

- A commitment to continued professional development

Interested applicants are encouraged to contact the school for further information on office@themeadows.manorhall.academy or phone 01538 225060.

All applications need to be made using the web portal www.mynewterm.com

For more about Manor Hall Academy Trust, visit www.manorhall.academy

The Meadows School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, applicants will therefore be subject to stringent vetting and induction processes including an enhanced DBS disclosure. Please see the website for further details www.themeadows.manorhall.academy

Please also note if you are shortlisted for the role, we will conduct an online search as part of our due diligence on the shortlisted candidates. This may help identify any incidents or issues that have happened, and are publicly available online, which may indicate that you are unsuitable to work with children and that we may want to explore with you at interview.

Applications close on 30th June 2024

Interviews w/c 8th July 2024

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)
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 The Meadows School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
School size
127 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

School location

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