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  • Start date details

    4th January 2024

  • Closing date

    5 December 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    17 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£18,784.39 - £19,723.14 Annually (Actual) Unqualified Scale 2 and Qualified Scale 3

Adult Supports Learning (ASL) job summary

Gainsborough Primary School is part of Eko Trust, a Multi Academy Trust, currently made up of 7 schools. At Eko Trust, every member of our community is empowered to learn, to be ambitious and to be resilient.

Many of our children have severe learning difficulties and require support with all aspects of their day including eating, drinking and using the toilet. ASLs support the children to access learning at their own level, following a personalised plan. The role is a challenging but rewarding one.

We are looking for people who are:

Child focussed, and put the needs of the children first.

Calm under pressure

Good at communicating.

A team player

Committed to learning more about pupils with autism, and how best to support them.

Committed to inclusion.

Understand what good learning can look like

What we offer:


Fantastic children

An inclusive school

A very knowledgeable and supportive team

Relevant training

One year contract initially - with the likelihood of extension. The role is 32.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year. Shortlisted applicants will be required to complete a basic English and Mathematics test and attend an interview.

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Gainsborough Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
236 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

Gainsborough Primary School is a two form, inner city, inclusive school. We believe in our Gainsborough Family - building success together. We are very proud of the outcomes for learners at the end of all the Key Stages, where we are consistently at and above National levels. We are committed to continuing to providing excellent education and learning opportunities for all our children.

Currently there are just over 400 pupils on roll, with 40 part time and 8 full time places in nursery. The school is located in a developing area of East London, there are exciting opportunities being created within the local areas. With our close proximity to West Ham Station we are easily accessible and provide school places for many families who are working in Docklands and Canary Wharf.

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