Teaching Assistant Vacancies

This is a unique opportunity to join The Russett Learning Trust as we are looking to appoint Grade 4 and Grade 6 Teaching Assistants. The positions will be based at The Russett School in Weaverham.

The Russett School was graded outstanding in July 2014 and opened as an Academy on the 1st September 2015 with 115 pupils and young people with Severe and Complex needs.

Positions have become available:

The Executive Head Teacher and Governors wish to appoint enthusiastic suitably qualified:

Grade 4 Teaching Assistants who have a passion for Severe and Complex needs who are caring, flexible and well organised.

30 hours per week, term time only – £16,491.00 to £17,772.00 pro rata per annum.


Grade 6 Teaching Assistants with cover who have a passion for SEN and will be able to cover in the absence of the class teacher.

32.5 hours per week 38 weeks, £20,138.00 to £22,658.00 pro rata per annum.

The Trust is committed to supporting and developing staff through ongoing career development.

The Russett Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils and expect all staff to share this commitment. The posts are subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure.

Application packs can be obtained from the school office by emailing emilnes@russett.cheshire.sch.uk. Please specify which position you are interested in.

The Russett School Middlehurst Avenue Weaverham Northwich CW8 3BW

Telephone: 01606 853005

Closing date for applications: Noon 17th November 2017

Shortlisting date: 23rd November 2017

Interview date: 30th November 2017favicon