Teaching Assistant - Level 2 Vacancy

Salary:  Grade 3, Pt 6 to 9 (£18,933 to £19,698, pro rata)
Hours: 35 hours per week (8:30am to 4:00pm)
Term-time only plus 5 training days


The Local Governors and Board of Directors of Wilbraham Primary School are seeking to appoint to appoint an experienced Level 2 Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Teaching Assistant. The successful candidate will be working within a class or small groups and possibly with various children and will demonstrate a commitment to working in an outstanding environment with excellent continuing professional development.

The ability to demonstrate experience of working with children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) and in particular experience of working with children with Speech and Language needs and other areas of SEND.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be able to work on their own initiative
  • Be personable and friendly
  • Be committed to their own professional development
  • Have the ability to work successfully in a team
  • Be highly motivated individual who will ensure the best possible outcomes for the children they work with
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Be suitably qualified
  • Need to have a good knowledge of how the children learn and possess excellent literacy and numeracy skills

In return, we will be able to offer you:

  • Well behaved and motivated pupils
  • A friendly, supportive school community
  • Continuing professional development

Safeguaring Information:

We are fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, younger learners and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff and volunteers to share the same commitment.  The above post will be subject to an enhanced DBS checks, satisfactory reference and will be exempt from the provisions of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

How to apply – information for applicants:

Aspire Educational Trust application forms should be fully completed.  CV’s will not be accepted in place of completed forms. The letter of application should be clear and concise.

All applications should be returned by 12:00pm, Wednesday 1 December 2021 to:

Janet Buckley, School Business Manager, Wilbraham Primary School, Platt Lane, Fallowfield, Manchester, M14 7FB

Telephone:  0161 224 3900   Email: j.buckley@wilbrahamprimary.com


Shortlisting:  Thursday 2 December 2021

Interviews:   Tuesday 7th December 2021

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Wilbraham Primary School

Platt Lane,
Manchester, M14 7EB

0161 224 3900
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Please address all enquiries to our Principal Mr Steve Wheeldon

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