Pro-rata salary of £15,043 – £17,476 for 35 hours per week, term time + 5 days

Manchester Creative & Media Academy, part of the Co-operative Academies Trust  is seeking to appoint a motivated and committed individual to the role of Teaching Assistant.

The Academy is part of the Co-operative Academies Trust (CAT), a multi-academy trust with academies in Stoke-on-Trent, Manchester and Leeds.

What we offer…

  • The opportunity to work in a highly successful Academy with a growing reputation as a high-performing educational setting.
  • Significant opportunities for professional development and growth within the Academy and the Trust.
  • The opportunity to work under the ethics and values of the Co-operative.
  • Co-operative Academies Trust benefits package inluding discount gym memberships, childcare vouchers, healthcare packages and co-operative discount offers.

You will be part of a team responsible for providing support in addressing the needs of our students who require help to overcome barriers to learning. Reporting to the SENDCO, you will also work closely with classroom teachers to facilitate learning.

To be successful in this role you will need to be well organised, confident and work well as part of a team.  Previous experience in a similar role or classroom experience will be useful but not essential.  However, flexibility, resilience, good numeracy and literacy skills and excellent communications skills will be key.

All appointments are conditional subject to an enhanced DBS check (Disclosure and Barring Service), medical clearance and two satisfactory references.  Information on our school and further information on this role can be obtained from the school website at: To apply please complete a Support Staff Application form, which can be returned to the school directly or sent via email to:

 For more details about the Academy, please visit our website –

 Closing date: 12.00 midday on Friday 27th January 2017

 Interviews: 6th February 2017


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