This job expired on 23 February 2024 – see similar jobs

  • Job start date

    15 April 2024

  • Closing date

    23 February 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    6 February 2024

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£25,979 to £28,770

What skills and experience we're looking for

2 Full Time and 3 Part Time Enhanced Teaching Assistants Required from 15 April 2024 (or as soon as possible after this date) The Governors are seeking to appoint 5 highly motivated, committed and experienced Enhanced Teaching Assistants who will play a key role in providing support for pupils with special educational needs. The successful candidates will support the Class Teacher in the teaching and welfare of pupils including administration of medication and leading lessons in the absence of the Class Teacher.

There are 5 posts:

2 x 37 hours per week (Monday-Friday)

1 x 32.5 hours per week (Monday-Friday)

1 x 13 hours per week (Monday-Tuesday)

1 x 6.5 hours per week (Friday)

Please state on the application form which posts you are applying for.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has experience in caring for children with special educational needs
  • Demonstrates excellent behaviour management skills
  • Is able to work as a part of a team, learning with and from other colleagues
  • Enjoys working independently and with initiative
  • Is able to work effectively with children either individually and in small groups to enable them to achieve their best
  • Is highly organised and has good time management skills
  • Is flexible, proactive and resourceful
  • Demonstrates good English and Mathematics skills (GCSE Grade 9-4 (old grade A-C) or equivalent/higher
  • Has excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Understands confidentiality and safeguarding procedures

Application forms and further details are attached and completed application forms should be returned to Durham Trinity School & Sports College, Dunholme Close, Aykley Heads, Durham, DH1 5WB.

An enhanced DBS check and pre-occupational health check are an essential part of the selection and recruitment process.

Only fully completed Durham County Council Support Staff Application forms will be accepted and must be returned by no later than 5.00pm on Friday 23 February 2024.

What the school offers its staff

Durham County Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We want to develop a more diverse workforce and we positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Applicants with disabilities will be invited for interview if the essential job criteria are met.

This job post has expired.

Upload additional documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About Durham Trinity School & Sports College

School type
Special school, ages 2 to 19
School size
227 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19

Generic all-age Local Authority Maintained Special School

School location

Similar jobs nearby

Teaching & Learning Support Practitioner – The Sanctuary Newcastle

Trinity Academy Newcastle

Condercum Road, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE4 8XJ

Teaching Assistant (Primary)

Academy 360

Portsmouth Road, Sunderland, SR4 9BA

Breakfast Club Supervisor

Bede Academy

Sixth Avenue, Blyth, Northumberland, NE24 2SY

Senior Administrator and Attendance Officer

Bede Academy

Sixth Avenue, Blyth, Northumberland, NE24 2SY

Get a job alert when similar jobs are listed