Manchester City Council Jobs – Teaching Assistant

Website Manchester City Council

Job Description:

We are seeking to appoint a teaching assistant to support access to learning and provide general support for the school in the management of pupils and resources, as directed by senior staff.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Inclusive, nurturing, welcoming and friendly
  • An environment which encourages children to meet their full potential and develop skills for life
  • An excellent staff team committed to achieving high standards, working in harmony
  • Committed to continuous professional development
  • A Mindful employer
  • Passionate about school improvement

Job Requirements:

  • Understanding of national/foundation stage curriculum and other basic learning programmes/strategies
  • Basic understanding of child development and learning
  • Willingness to undertake minor first aid training as appropriate
  • Tact and diplomacy in all interpersonal relationships with the public, pupils and colleagues at work
  • Self motivation and personal drive to complete tasks to the required timescales and quality standards
  • The flexibility to adapt to changing workload demands and new school challenges
  • Personal commitment to ensure that the provision of support is equally accessible and appropriate to meet the diverse needs of the pupils

Qualification & Experience:

  • A knowledge of the general whole school environment
  • Experience of working with or caring for children of a relevant age
  • Numeracy/literacy skills (at a level equivalent to NQF Level 2)
  • Completion of the Teaching Assistant Induction Programme
  • Ability to relate well to children and adults
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • An understanding of the role of the Teaching Assistant and other professionals working in the classroom
  • Ability to use relevant technology eg photocopier
  • Personal commitment to continuous self-development
  • A commitment to school improvement

Job Details:

Company: Manchester City Council

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Manchester, England

Application Deadline: N/A

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