Closing Date: 9.00 am on Thursday 15 November 2018

Job Starts – As Soon As Possible

31 Hours per week, Term Time Only – £15,577 to £17,136 per annum

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We are seeking to appoint a number of bright, ambitious, caring and professional Behaviour Mentor/Teaching Assistants to work, under the guidance of qualified teachers, with identified/groups of students. 

This is an exciting opportunity for anyone considering a career in teaching to experience life in a modern, happy and welcoming secondary school environment.  It will help you to confirm whether a teaching career is the next step for you and allow you to build up school experience. 

These positions are equally suitable to qualified individuals who want to make a difference to the lives of secondary students and are committed to helping them to achieve the very best learning outcomes,

There are opportunities to work as part of a team and to work independently.

Wright Robinson College is outstanding in every area of the Ofsted Inspection Frame work.  As an ‘Outstanding School’ we are totally committed to continuing to further raise academic standards and attainment, across an academic curriculum, for the community we serve.

We have a fantastic building which is supported by the latest resources to support learning.  You will have access to a free fitness studio before and after College. We are located on the east side of Manchester with fantastic communication links across the Greater Manchester Conurbation. 

Have you got what it take to be part of the successful Team Wright Robinson?  If so, we want to hear from you.

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To provide teaching support to students who experience learning difficulties.  This involves providing in class support to students under the direction of the subject teacher, working with groups of students and the provision of one to one support by withdrawal from lessons.  Most support will be provided in lessons.

To assist with the delivery of the College’s Literacy Programme to students in Years 7 and 8.  These are timetables lessons.

£15,577 to £17,136 per annum – Grade 4

Headteacher, Assistant Headteacher, SENCO. 

Students, Teachers, Senior Leadership Team, Parents/Carers, Heads and Assistant Heads of Year, Outside Agency Staff.


  • To support students with learning difficulties as required by (1) Education and Health Care Plans, (2) Protocols for interventions and (3) the College’s strategy to improve student attainment across Key Stages 3 and 4. This will require working to agreed goals and objectives for individual or groups of pupils.    
  • To work collaboratively with teachers in the delivery of teaching and learning to ensure that students’ progress and experiences are recorded. These records will be used to inform Individual Education Plans and Pastoral Support Programmes. 
  • Working with other teaching assistants and under the direction of a teacher (who will provide resources), to deliver the College’s Literacy lessons.
  • To contribute to the planning for the delivery of teaching and learning for students being supported, to an agreed schedule. This will involve the preparation of teaching and learning materials and subject matter.
  • To provide effective communication about the needs and progress of students to the SENCO and teaching staff. This will require the provision of reports and briefing notes as required.
  • To act as a Learning Mentor for students identified as requiring mentor support in order that they may achieve their full potential at the College. This will involve the use of a multidisciplinary approach for groups and individuals, the encouragement of high expectations and the development of good attitudes to school particularly with students with challenging behaviour.  To be responsible for outcomes including discipline.
  • To be familiar with the Code of Practice on SEN.
  • To ensure that all records are updated and those with responsibility for monitoring are informed of students’ progress.
  • To work closely with parents / carers to develop supportive relationships. To provide agreed feedback to parents/carers on progress being made.
  • Supervision of students in a range of settings, manage programmes of work with reports to senior staff and governors as required.
  • To develop and deliver activities to support small groups / classes of identified pupils.
  • To implement and adhere to the College’s Equal Opportunities Policy.

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The Governing Body of Wright Robinson Sports College has adopted the City Council’s policy on equal opportunities in employment and believes that all sections of the population should have equal access to jobs offered by the Governing Body.  As such no applicant or employee will receive less favourable treatment than others because of their colour, creed, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, sex, marital status, sexuality, trade union activity or responsibility for dependants.

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