Teaching Assistant

  • Contract type - Permanent – Full Time to start in September (35 hours per week, term time + 5 days)
  • Salary range - Grade 4 - £20,444 - £22,129 pro-rata (Actual salary £17,527 - £18,971)
  • Location - Co-op Academy North Manchester
  • Closing date - July 25, 2022

We are seeking  exceptional individuals who have the highest aspirations and expectations for young people and are passionate about ensuring that they can go on to lead a happy and successful life.  Working under the guidance of the SENDCO and an Assistant SENDCO, you will implement agreed programmes of learning with individuals or small groups both inside and outside of the classroom setting, ensuring that the highest standards continue to be met.

You will be able to develop and sustain strong routines, inspire pupils to engage widely across school, for example in extra curricular activities and leadership roles, and will maintain the highest of standards at all times.

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 with respect, commitment and trust underpin our culture.

This is an exciting opportunity for an inspirational and creative individual to play a crucial role in the Academy and be part of the Co-op Academies Trust, one of the top performing multi-academy Trusts in the country. Judged as Good by Ofsted in 2019, our academy was praised for its inclusive approach.

Application form, job description and person specification are available from our academy website: http://www.northmanchester.coopacademies.co.uk/vacancies and from The Co-op Academies Trust website at http://www.coopacademies.co.uk/work-with-us/vacancies.

Completed applications should be returned to the Academy by email to noma-jobapplications@coopacademies.co.uk  by 9:00am on Monday 25th July 2022.  The recruitment panel will agree a short-list of candidates who will be invited to an interview on Wednesday 27th July 2022.


Co-op Academy 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 an interview.

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

Co-op 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. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.  We value variety and individual differences, and aim to create a culture, environment and practices at all levels which encompass acceptance, respect and inclusion. All our colleagues are expected to demonstrate a commitment to co-operative values and principles.




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