Vacancy Summary

SEN 1:1 Teaching Assistants

Salary: SCP 3- 4

To start as soon as possible

Exciting Opportunity at The Priestley Academy Trust

Do you want to support children to reach their potential and improve their outcomes?  Are you ready to Be the Change? 

Vacancy Information

The Priestley Academy Trust is seeking to appoint SEN Teaching Assistants who want to join us on our journey to transform the lives of the young people we serve.

Our Trust is made up of six schools in the Manningham area of Bradford. 

We serve an exceptionally rewarding area where we make a difference every day to the children and families in our community and we have a proud tradition of nurturing and developing our staff

We are looking for Practitioners who:

  • Can support children to become confident and independent learners
  • Have passion and commitment to make a difference
  • Have high expectations of pupils and a commitment to promoting the strongest levels of care, guidance and support
  • Dedicated and creative team players

Our pupils are looking for:

  • Someone who is caring and makes learning fun
  • Someone who smiles
  • Someone who knows how to help me

We can offer:

  • Incredibly enthusiastic children who want to learn
  • A fantastic community of parents and children
  • Hardworking and enthusiastic staff who work as a team to raise standards and believe all children can succeed
  • Strong support from an experienced team of Trustees, leaders and governors
  • High quality training opportunities across the Trust
  • A genuine commitment to establishing a healthy work-life balance

If you feel you would like to join our very successful, friendly and supportive Trust we would love to hear from you. 

We are offering visits to a variety of our schools so you get a sense of our Trust’s offer:

Atlas - 10.06.2024, 12.06.2024, 14.06.2024
Green Lane - 13.06.2024, 18.06.2024, 21.06.2024
Lilycroft - 18.06.2024, 19.06.2024, 21.06.2024
Miriam Lord - 10.06.2024, 13.06.2024, 19.06.2024
MMPS - 12.06.2024, 13.06.2024, 19.06.2024

To book a visit, or have a conversation regarding the roles, please contact or

Applications should be made via the following link:  Vacancies - FaceEd (

Closing Date: 9am, Monday 24 June 2024

Interviews will take place on 11 and 12 July 2024

All posts are subject to vetting and recruitment checks, including a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the DBS.

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