20 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    7 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    16 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Full time: 29 hours per week (term time only)

Contract type

Fixed term - 31/08/25

Pay scale

Grade 4, SCP 5

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to appoint a Learning Support Assistant to provide effective support in our SEND department. The successful candidate should meet the following criteria:

• Keen interest in supporting young people to overcome barriers to success.

• Energetic and tenacious in their approach to systems that promote the good behaviour and academic success of students.

• Excellent communication skills and a willingness to work flexibly within our friendly SEND team.

The post involves supporting access to learning for pupils and assisting the teacher in the management of pupils and the classroom, including support for individual Education Health Care Plans (EHCP), Personal Education Plans (PEPs) and healthcare plans. The successful applicant will work across the school providing individual or small group intervention. They will actively strive to build positive relationships and raise pupil aspiration.

The post will require the successful applicant to be self-motivated, have good communication and organisational skills, a friendly manner and able to work as part of a team.

What the school offers its staff

TrustEd Schools is a Shropshire multi-academy trust looking after a family of local schools, consisting of 5 secondaries and 4 primaries. We are a professional and friendly trust committed to raising pupils’ aspirations so that all young people reach their fullest potential and achieve the success they want for themselves.

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.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to admin@csschool.co.uk

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About Church Stretton School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
541 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number

Church Stretton Secondary School, part of the Trust-Ed Schools Partnership

Arranging a visit to Church Stretton School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email admin@csschool.co.uk.

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