Teaching Assistants

Grade 4 AAAF5013

£18,426.00 to £19,171.00 Pro rata

Required September 2019 to August 2020

The Russett Learning Trust and Governors wish to appoint enthusiastic suitably qualified Grade 4 Teaching Assistants who are caring, flexible and well organised to work with children and young people.

The Russett School is an all aged (2 – 19) special academy providing outstanding education for pupils and young people with, Severe Learning Difficulties, Speech and Language Difficulties and Complex Needs.

This is an outstanding opportunity for Teaching Assistants who are suitably qualified and experienced with passion and drive to make a difference for pupils and young people with SEN. The Trust is committed to supporting and developing staff through ongoing career development.

Please note that are various opportunities available at academy for Teaching Assistants working term time only on 30 hour, 24 hour 18 hour and 12 hours temporary contracts.

We would welcome the opportunity to talk to you and show you around the academy. To arrange, please contact Jane Palfreyman, Office Manager The Russett School on 01606 853005 or by email to

An application pack (including job description and person specification for this role) can be obtained/returned to:  J. Palfreyman The Russett School, Middlehurst Avenue, Weaverham, Northwich, Cheshire, CW8 3BW Telephone: 01606 853005 or Email:

Closing date: Noon on the 11th July 2019                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Shortlisting:   Week commencing the 15th July 2019                                                                                                                                                                                                                Interviews will be held on the: 22nd July 2019

The Russett Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All offers of employment are subject to an Enhanced DBS check, and where applicable, a prohibition from teaching check will be completed for all applicants.


Recruitment Privacy Notice

Governor Vacancy

The Russett School Middlehurst Avenue Weaverham CW8 3BW

The Board of The Russett Learning Trust are seeking to recruit Co-Opted School Governors to enrich the existing skills mix of The Russett School Governing Committee.
We are specifically seeking people who have a background or skills and experience in at least one of the following areas;

• Finance
• Human Resources
• Marketing/Promotion/PR
• Working or volunteering with young people
• Connections with local schools in the area

This is an exciting opportunity to further support your local community.

The purpose of the post is to contribute to the role of the governing committee in achieving its three core functions;

• Ensuring clarity of vision, ethos and strategic direction within the context of the Russett Learning Trust;
• Holding the Head Teacher to account for the educational performance of the school and its pupils; and
• Overseeing the financial performance of the school and making sure its money is well spent

If you feel you are able to volunteer your skills and inspire change please contact Julia Hughes Clerk to Governors on 01606 855831 and find out more about the work of governors at the Russett School.