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Castle Hill High School

Teaching Assistant


We are seeking to appoint a teaching assistant to join our team. Applicants should be able to demonstrate initiative, a willingness to be flexible and the ability to adapt calmly to ever changing situations.

Job Description

Castle Hill High School is a special school for students, aged 11 – 18, with significant and complex needs. We currently have 304 students on roll. Our most recent Ofsted inspection, in May 2017, judged the school to be Outstanding. All students enjoy equality of opportunity, regardless of gender, race, ability, social background etc. Our aim is to provide an education which is relevant and worthwhile, preparing our students for the world of work and ensuring that they leave us as caring young adults who have developed positive attitudes and values and are respectful of others.

All students at Castle Hill have Education Health and Care Plans. Students’ specific needs include: communication and social interaction difficulties, cognition and learning difficulties and autistic spectrum disorder. Further information about the school can be found at our website: www.castlehill.stockport.sch.uk

The application forms and an information pack are available to download from below. Completed forms should be returned to the school via email to applications@castlehill.stockport.sch.uk

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The successful applicant's appointment will be subject to satisfactory pre-employment clearances including a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Salary & Benefits

Salary: £14737 - £15847 (Scale 4 pro rata)


Castle Hill High School
The Fairway
North West

Supporting documents

Start date, hours and contract

Start: September 2023

Hours: 28.5 per week, Monday-Friday

Contract: Term Time, Part Time, Fixed Term until 31st August 2024

Equal opportunities

Stockport Council – Valuing Diversity

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