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Level 2 Teaching Assistant

Position:         Teaching Assistant     

Salary:            Grade 5 £16,237 – £16,893 pro rata (Term Time only)     

Location:        Pennine View School

Contract type: Permanent posts and Temporary posts until 31st August 2023   

Contract type: Full-time and Part-time available  

Closing date:  Wednesday 8th June at noon            

Interview date: Wednesday 15th June and Thursday 16th June

What we are looking for

  • Experience of supporting pupils with special educational needs
  • Knowledge, skills and understanding of how to positively support pupil difficulties
  • The skills to place pupil learning at the centre of all your practice
  • The ability to make sound judgements on attainment & progress of pupils, assess and celebrate in their success.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to enthuse and motivate others
  • Experience of delivering a diverse package of learning & pastoral support to pupils
  • Ability to set appropriate and challenging targets for yourself and others
  • Ability to make and take decisions both individually and as part of a team
  • Ability to contribute to and share quality practice with other staff
  • Commitment to partnership between staff, parents and pupils
  • Grade C or above in both English & Maths GCSE or equivalent

The Governing Body is looking to an appoint inspirational and energetic practitioner to work alongside our wonderful staff and even more impressive pupils to support learning and behaviour.

What you can expect

  • An exciting opportunity to join a growing academy with 125 amazing children and young people.
  • Support from outstanding colleagues, including Senior Leaders.
  • An Induction package to help you settle in and know the ways in which the school works.
  • Weekly CPD to enhance your professional knowledge and practice.
  • A collaborative approach which serves to share expertise.
  • Encouragement to use your voice to help shape our school’s provision.
  • An opportunity to join colleagues who will make you proud to be part of our state education system
  • Access to tailored CPD through Nexus Academies Trust and the Opportunity Area which includes pathways into Initial Teaching Training
  • Working within an award winning MAT who pride themselves on having friendly and supportive academies who together are helping to transform communities


Further information

For an informal and confidential conversation about the role, please contact Heather Partington via email hpartington@nexus.mat


Nexus Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed.

This post involves working with children and therefore if successful you will be required to apply for a disclosure of criminal records check at an enhanced level and a barred list check. Further information about the Disclosure and Barring Service and can be found at

We are an equal opportunities employer committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce.

For more information and an application form to apply please contact, Sarah Bailey

All candidates are advised to refer to the job description and person specification before making an application.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early should we receive an overwhelming response.

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