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Teaching Assistants - The Meadows

The Meadows School
The Meadows, Leek, Staffordshire
32.5hr (Whole year) £23,893 - £25,119
Closing date
30 Jun 2024

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The Meadows School – Teaching Assistants

Grade 5

32.5hr (Whole year) £23,893 - £25,119

The Meadows School is a generic Special School providing high quality education to young people with a range of special educational needs and disabilities. The school has expertise in working with those who have complex needs in terms of their physical and sensory development, communication and interaction, as well as those with more moderate cognition and learning difficulties. The school provides education to over 130 students aged between 11 and 19 from Staffordshire, Cheshire, Derbyshire and Stoke on Trent. The school is organised through a combination of chronological age, key stages and learning needs.

The school is part of the Manor Hall Academy Trust and forms a Federation with Springfield School, a generic primary Special School.


We are looking for individuals who has a passion for children with SEN and are:

- Passionate about seeing students make excellent progress in a Special School environment

- Motivated, with high expectations for all learners

- Committed to working with the whole school community

- Able to contribute to life beyond their classroom


 We would expect the successful candidate/s to:

- To hold the students well-being and learning at the centre of all they do.

- Have good interpersonal skills, high standards and expectations.

- Effectively, promote and develop the vision, aims and ethos of the school

- Have commitment to working in partnership with parents and other agencies

- Undertake training and implement new initiatives.


In turn we can offer:

- Happy children who are eager to learn

- A caring team of colleagues who are committed to providing the best for our pupils

- Excellent relationships with parents and LAB

- A commitment to continued professional development


Interested applicants are encouraged to contact the school for further information on or phone 01538 225060.

All applications need to be made using the web portal

For more about Manor Hall Academy Trust, visit

The Meadows School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, applicants will therefore be subject to stringent vetting and induction processes including an enhanced DBS disclosure. Please see the website for further details

Please also note if you are shortlisted for the role, we will conduct an online search as part of our due diligence on the shortlisted candidates. This may help identify any incidents or issues that have happened, and are publicly available online, which may indicate that you are unsuitable to work with children and that we may want to explore with you at interview.

 Applications close on 30th June 2024

Interviews w/c 8th July 2024





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