Teaching Assistant Level 1 + SEN

Job Title: TA1 + SEN

Post 1: Full time permanent (2 posts available)

Post 2: Full time fixed term until 31st August 2025

Post 3: Full time fixed term Maternity Leave cover until 6th April 2025 or until the return of the post holder (whichever is sooner)

Salary Scale: Band 3 £23,893 – £25,979 pro-rata (Term time only plus inset days).

Actual salary £19,841-£21,574

Hours: 35 hours per week

Start Date: ASAP in October 2024

We are an Outstanding Special School seeking to appoint a TA1 to join our thriving school community. The purpose of the role is to meet the holistic needs of children at Delamere under the direction of the teacher / senior staff in order to promote the inclusion and acceptance of all.

This will include support for behavioural, medical and personal care needs alongside access to learning. 

Applicants should:

  • Share our commitment to our vision that “together we make a difference”;
  • Be passionate about teaching and learning;
  • Be able to form positive relationships with pupils, staff and parents;
  • Have the drive, energy and passion to work in our school with a warm and caring manner.

We can offer you:

  • An ambitious, caring & inclusive school with a clear vision & the highest aspirations for all its children;
  • A strong commitment to your continuing professional development including bespoke performance management to support you to fulfil your career ambitions;
  • A forward-thinking environment where innovation and research are used to ensure our provision is the best it can be;
  • A supportive, friendly & enthusiastic staff team;
  • Highly competitive rates of pay;
  • An experienced, dynamic, forward-thinking leadership team, committed to improving outcomes for pupils;
  • A real opportunity to make a significant difference to the lives of our children;
  • A school that cares for & nurtures every member of our school family, including staff, pupils and parents
  • Access to range of Health & Wellbeing support including Physiotherapy, GP, mindfulness, online  gym, weight management & an active Staff Wellbeing Committee;
  • Discounted gym membership and Cycle to Work scheme
  • Large on-site car park

We welcome applications from ethnic minority backgrounds.

Delamere School is committed to safeguarding & promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This is reflected in our recruitment processes & the post is subject to enhanced DBS disclosures. References will be sought for shortlisted candidates and online checks undertaken. Please find our Safeguarding policy on our website: https://www.delamere.trafford.sch.uk/policies/

Information applicable to the role can be downloaded through the attachments linked to below.

Application Forms only will be accepted. 

Please return these to: btelford@delamere.trafford.sch.uk

We strongly advise viewing our school website for more information about our outstanding school.  

Closing date for applications is 29th August 2024

Shortlisting/Invitation to Interview: 30th August 2024/2nd September 2024

Interviews: Friday 13th September 2024

Delamere School Irlam Road Flixton M41 6AP
T: 0161 747 5893 E: delamere.admin@trafford.gov.uk
Ofsted Outstanding Provider
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