This job expired on 19 October 2021

  • Expected start date

    1 December 2021

  • Application deadline

    19 October 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    13 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Education support
Working pattern
Part time
31 hours per week / 39 weeks per year
Contract type
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
£20,903 to £23,080
Actual salary
£14,873 - £16,409

Job summary

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and skilled professional to support teaching staff across the full age and ability range. Your main duties will be to provide classroom cover for absent staff, implementing set work, monitoring students and reporting on progress during short-term teacher absence. Previous experience of classroom management is essential.

Samuel Ward is a highly successful oversubscribed 11-18 co-educational comprehensive with 1300 pupils on roll, situated in pleasant surroundings on the western edge of Suffolk – 25 minutes from Cambridge.

For an informal conversation, please contact Kirsty Franks, PA to Headteacher ( or 01440 760333)

Closing Date: 09:00am, Tuesday 19th October 2021

Interviews: Friday 22nd October 2021

To apply, please visit

If you are a current employee of Unity Schools Partnership, please use the following link to apply

Please note, we reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the advertised date.

Unity Schools Partnership is committed to safer recruitment, equal opportunities, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required.

Unity Schools Partnership, welcoming diversity.

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
1245 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
01440 760333

About Samuel Ward Academy

Samuel Ward Academy is a large comprehensive secondary school located on the east side of Haverhill. We serve the communities of Haverhill and the surrounding villages. Our ethos is to value every individual; to develop their honesty and integrity; to feed their creativity; to foster their resilience and independence. Above all, of course, we want our students to be successful learners. We are at the forefront of teacher research, publishing our teaching and learning journal twice a year. Our investment in our staff’s professional development and well-being ensures that they are highly skilled, committed and determined to achieve the best outcomes they can for their classes. Our pastoral and care systems are excellent, ensuring that we can respond quickly and flexible to each student’s needs.

Arranging a visit to Samuel Ward Academy

For an informal conversation, please contact Kirsty Franks, PA to Headteacher ( or 01440 760333)

School location

Chalkstone Way, Haverhill, Suffolk, CB9 0LD

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