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  • Start date details

    January 2024

  • Closing date

    30 November 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    10 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£19,443.00 - £20,541.00 Annually (Actual) 32.5 hours a week, term time plus 5 inset days

Care Team job summary

***Congratulations on taking the first step towards a brilliant new career. ***

Our school is proud to offer a supportive team; high quality personalised training and an opportunity to work with utterly fabulous children!

About this Role

We are offering exciting pastoral opportunities for committed individuals to join a highly specialised team who provide support for children and young people in our care. These roles are ideal for anyone looking for a fresh challenge in an inspiring learning environment where we provide children with a ‘second chance’. 

The post will suit candidates who have the commitment, passion and resilience to make a difference to pupils who have a range of social, emotional, mental health and special educational needs. The successful candidates will be given the unique opportunity to engage in a high level of professional development offered by the trust.

Whilst the role can be challenging, it can also be incredibly rewarding, giving you the opportunity to make a significant difference to the lives of our pupils. There will be the opportunity for in-house training so we are looking for candidates with the correct mindset to work hard to become part of a specialist pastoral team.

As a growing school we anticipate that for the right candidate there will be opportunities for career progression over the next few years.  We are very willing to train and invest in the right person, so please don’t think that you have to be the ‘finished article’ in order to apply.

Clickhere to find out more about the benefits of working with us.

We are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion.

We want our people to reflect our diverse communities and create a safe space in which everyone belongs.  We welcome applications from individuals from all backgrounds and especially those  from under-represented groups including those from Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of pupils. All posts are offered subject to enhanced DBS checks and appropriate references. All posts are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

Next Steps

If you would like more information, please check out the attached job description and visit our.   If you would prefer to talk to someone, please pick  up the phone.

Got everything you need?  Click APPLY NOW at the top of this page!

We look forward to hearing from you.

If this post isn't for you, check out our other vacancies.  You can find thesehere.

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 Joseph Norton Academy

School type
Academy, ages 7 to 16
School size
63 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 16

Special - SEMH

School location

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