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Current Vacancies

A list of current vacancies can be found below:

Teaching Assistant Vacancies

We are seeking: - Two Teaching Assistants; Permanent, 5 days; 32.5 hours per week, term time plus one week. Scale D5-D6: £ 14463.83 - £14752.92 per annum (pay award pending), plus a temporary special needs allowance of £750pa (which will be reviewed yearly)

We are looking for Teaching Assistants to work at this Outstanding and Friendly school, to start as soon as possible. Our staff successfully meet the needs of our pupils, aged 3-19 years, some of whom have very complex needs and challenging behaviour, many with Autism.

We would welcome applications from individuals who -

  • are highly motivated
  • have a flexible approach to work
  • have excellent teamwork skills
  • have a keen interest in their own professional development
  • have skilful and sensitive approaches to behaviour management

It is essential to have the ability to learn quickly and enjoy a challenge, whilst maintaining a sense of humour. Experience of or willingness to work with children with Autism would be an advantage, as would a qualification in child care or social care.

Completed applications should be sent to the school directly: Please indicate on your application form which vacancy you are applying for.

Closing date: Wednesday 12th January 2022 at 09.00

Interview date: Monday 24th January 2022

Interviews will be held at school. Harford Manor School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and undertake a DBS check.

Please note it is school policy to seek references prior to interview. These posts will come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations and the successful applicants will be required to complete a declaration to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulation.

Please find all documentation relating to our Teaching Assistant Vacancies below:

Teaching Assistant Job Advert

Teaching Assistant Job Description and Person Specific Specification

Information for Applicants

Job Application Form


Parent Governor Vacancy

A vacancy for a Parent Governor has arisen following a resignation from the Harford Manor School Board of Governors.

If you are interested in finding out more then this blog post provides a good insight into the requirements of the role:

If you would like to apply please complete a brief personal statement, saying why you are applying and what skills you would bring to the role, and send this to Diana Keyzor, Chair of Governors at the following email address

The closing date for applications is Friday 14th January 2022.

We look forward to hearing from you.