Higher Level Teaching Assistant

  • Contract type - 35 hours per week, term time + 5 days, permanent
  • Salary range - Grade 5 (Actual Salary = £19,398.00 to £21,845.00)
  • Location - Co-op Academy North Manchester
  • Closing date - September 18, 2020

We are seeking an exceptional individual who has the highest aspirations and expectations for young people and is passionate about ensuring that they can go on to lead a happy and successful life. This is an exciting opportunity for you to be part of a new initiative and to shape a new provision within the academy.

Working under the guidance of the Head of Provision you will contribute and lead on areas within the provision, using your extensive knowledge of SEMH to inform your approaches and to ensure that all pupils can both excel and succeed. You will provide specialist SEMH support for all learners, as well as contributing to the development of other staff within the area of SEMH.

Our core co-operative values define us. Every member of staff in our academy follows our ‘Ways of Being’;

  • Do what matters most
  • Be yourself, always
  • Show you care
  • Succeed together

And these underpin both our internal and external communications.


Co-op North Manchester is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. Any successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure check by the DBS. This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Applicants who are not contacted during this period may assume that they have not been successful but are thanked for their interest. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide feedback to unsuccessful applicants who are not called for interview.

The Co-operative Academies Trust has a fantastic benefits package including discount gym memberships, childcare vouchers, healthcare packages and co-operative discount offers.

The Co-operative Academies Trust is an aware employer and is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults as its number one priority. This commitment to robust recruitment selection and induction procedures extends to organisations and services linked offers.

If you feel you have the passion and drive and are committed to our vision of excellence, then we look forward to receiving your application.


Completed applications should be returned to the Academy by email to jobapplications@coopacademies.co.uk  by 3pm on Friday 18th September 2020 and Interviews will be held on week commencing 21st September 2020.

To arrange a visit or for an informal chat, please contact Debbie Aikenhead on 0161 681 1592 option 2

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