The Prospere Learning Trust vision is to provide exceptional education for children from any background so that they become happy, confident adults. The Prospere Trust is committed to fully comprehensive education and working in and around Greater Manchester to provide inspiring, memorable schooling for all its students.
Piper Hill School is part of the Prospere Learning Trust Academy. We are a school for pupils aged 11 – 19 years with severe learning difficulties.
We are seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant, at Level 1, to join our team of dedicated professionals who share an ambition and commitment to all of our pupils.
The post holder will support teaching and learning across the school, providing general support in the management of pupils and resources, as directed by teachers and senior staff. The successful applicant must be able to work effectively with the whole school community including pupils, parents, governors and staff.
Candidates will be shortlisted against the person specification for the post. We would expect you to have good literacy and numeracy skills (proof of GCSE qualification or equivalent in English and Maths is essential). We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion. This post requires enhanced DBS clearance. The Trust is committed to safeguarding our children.
Only applications submitted on the school’s application form will be considered.
CVs will not be accepted. References will be requested prior to interview. No telephone calls or emails from agencies please.
The selection process will consist of a skills test and an interview.
Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview and will be given the opportunity to have a look around the school and spend some time in a classroom on the day.
The school is committed to safeguarding children and young people. All post holders are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced check. We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.