SEND Teaching Assistant (Special Educational Needs and Disabilities)

  • Term Time only + 5 days
  • Salary range - Grade 3, Points 12 – 16, £14,722 - £15,705 (actual)
  • Location - Manchester
  • Closing date - April 27, 2018
Job description

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We are seeking to appoint an outstanding colleague to assist students with special educational needs and disabilities in making exceptional progress in our supportive and forward-thinking academy. The successful candidate will provide in-class support, deliver interventions and develop resources in order to enhance our SEND provision. The post would suit somebody with previous experience of working in a school or with young adults or who has a keen interest in enabling young people to fulfil their potential.

The Co-operative Academy of Manchester is the city’s most improved school and boasts a state of the art building and fantastic facilities.  Our core values of fairness, ambition and respect drive all that we do to ensure the highest quality outcomes for every student.  If you have the passion, drive and skills to develop SEND provision both within the classroom and beyond, then we want to hear from you!

Applicants must have a good level of literacy and numeracy skills.  Successful candidates will be expected to be fully involved in academy activities.  Additional responsibilities would be discussed dependent upon the experience and qualifications of the applicants.

Please take time to review the Co-operative Academies Trust brochure which outlines “Why work for CAT”.  In addition, Trust employees enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including discount gym memberships & leisure offers, childcare vouchers, cycle to work, Co-op Credit Union, season ticket & rental deposit loans, cash-back healthcare scheme and co-operative discount offers.

“The Co-operative Academies Trust, as an aware employer 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 to the Trust on its behalf”.

For any queries contact Mrs Susan Stephenson, The Co-operative Academy of Manchester, Plant Hill Road, Higher Blackley, Manchester M9 0WQ. Alternatively e-mail to or telephone 0161 795 3005.

Please note:  The academy cannot accept a C.V. as a form of application.

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