Job Title

Teaching Assistant Level 1 SEN

Grade 3

Contract Type

Full time 35 hours per week, term time only plus inset days(39 weeks) permanent


Piper Hill High School

Reporting to

Senior Leadership team and Headteacher


£18,426 (pro rata)

Start date

As soon as possible


We are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified, enthusiastic and experienced teaching assistant to join our team.


Role Purpose

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. 


About you

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • a commitment to the ethos of Piper Hill School and its values and aims
  • promote and maintain a culture of high expectations for self and others
  • Enthusiasm, energy and flexibility


We offer

  • A commitment to your own professional development
  • An opportunity to be part of a team with a shared vision of excellence
  • Excellent career average pension scheme (Greater Manchester Pension Fund – see for more information)


Application Procedure:

Only applications submitted on the school’s application form will be considered. 

CVs will not be accepted.  No telephone calls or emails from agencies please.  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.


Closing Date for Applications: 15th March 2020

Interviews will take place w/c 23rd March 2020 and will consist of a skills test and panel interview.


Further details are available from the school’s website  

Completed application forms should be sent to  



Teaching Assistant SEN - Level 1


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