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We are delighted that you are interested in working for our Trust.

We passionately believe that our staff are our greatest asset and we want to recruit, and retain, the best. Together, we can improve pupils' life chances and that of the local communities we serve. Every role is essential to this belief and we value those we work with, ensuring every person has the opportunity to flourish, and that we remain an employer of choice. 

We will add details of any open vacancies, based within any of the schools within The Sycamore Church of England Trust on this page. Full details of our vacancies can also be found on Greater Jobs.

If you have any queries regarding the roles, or if you require a Word version of our application form, please do not hesitate to contact the school directly, or Central Team on 0161 723 1078 (Option 3) who will be happy to assist you. Alternatively, please email recruitment@thesycamoretrust.co.uk 

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Teaching Assistant-St John's CE Primary Closing Date 12 Noon 28th June 2024

Teaching Assistant (Level 2) – 3 roles


Working Hours:        2 x 30 hours per week and 1x 16.5 hours per week (term time only) 

Grade:                         6 (30 hours term time only £19,372) (16.5 hours term time only £9,195)

Contract:                   One Permanent (30 hours)/Two Fixed Term (one 30 hours, one 16.5                                          hours) until 31.08.25 with the possibility to become permanent

Required From:        1st September 2024


The Sycamore Church of England Trust are seeking to appoint three proactive and highly motivated Teaching Assistants to join one of our wonderful schools, St Johns’ CE Primary School.


As a Teaching Assistant, you will support children within the classroom, deliver interventions and provide all children with strategies to access learning with varying levels of need.


Whilst two of these posts  are a fixed-term contract, the Trust is entering an exciting stage of growth where multiple permanent career opportunities will become available. This could offer great career progression for the right person.


There are two posts at 30 hours per week, Monday to Friday, term time only and one post at 16.5 hours, term time only.


For an informal chat regarding the role please contact Mrs Dianne Ellithorn, Interim Headteacher on 0161 723 1078 or email stjohns@thesycamoretrust.co.uk 


All application forms should be emailed to recruitment@thesycamoretrust.co.uk by 12 noon, Friday 28th June.  Please note that no CVs will be accepted. 


Shortlisting will take place Tuesday 2nd July with interviews scheduled on Monday 8th July. 


Due to the short notice that will be provided, we encourage you to plan to be available should you be shortlisted.


The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare or children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.