44 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    3 September 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    8 July 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Part time: 27.5 hours per week which is 5 hours 30 minutes per day over 5 days (Mon-Fri).

Contract type


Actual salary

Salary: Band C (NJC points 4-6) Actual Salary: £14,628 - £15,121 (based on 27.5 hours per week) term time plus 2 days

What skills and experience we're looking for

Are you a passionate, friendly and dedicated when it comes to providing excellent care and educational support to students with additional needs? Do you recognize yourself as having strong communication skills, patience and understanding? Are you a strong team player who can help to secure outstanding outcomes for all students in a safe, vibrant, and happy school? If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you.

What the role involves in a nutshell:

  • To provide dedicated 1:1 support for a child / children diagnosed with additional needs who require individual support to support access to learning, as well as being able to nurture the child’s social and emotional needs.
  • Responsible for some learning activities within the overall teaching plan to enable access to learning.
  • Undertaking moving and handling with designated students.
  • To be actively involved in all aspects of school life.

In addition to the above, we’re looking for someone who is self-driven and wants to deliver the best service. It’s important that you can demonstrate a solution’s focused attitude, maintaining a positive outlook and work well in a team.

Please see our job pack below for further information

If our school sounds like a place in which you could really make a difference, then we’d love to hear from you.


Could we be a good fit for each other? If you’d like a chat about the role, or a chance to visit the school ahead of making a formal application, we would be delighted to hear from you. Please contact the school via admin@brooksbank.tlt.school

If you’re ready to apply, please complete our application form and return it to by recruitment@tlt.school the deadline.


We are committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. All staff and volunteers are expected to behave in a way that supports this commitment and are subject to an enhanced DBS check. Please be aware that it is an offence to apply for the role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children. If you are shortlisted for interview, we will undertake an online public search in line with guidance from the Department for Education and Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023.

What the school offers its staff

What will you get in return?

This is a fantastic opportunity to work as part of a passionate and friendly team under the direction and with the support of the SENDCO and Assistant SENDSO. You will also benefit from fantastic support and development opportunities to enable you to do what you do best at this wonderful school. At Brooksbank School, you’ll find a strong foundation where you can make a real difference to the lives of our children.

You’ll be joining a school and Trust which is all about putting staff first – with numerous wellbeing initiatives and social events to enjoy each term!

In addition to this you will benefit from:

  • Automatic enrolment into the West Yorkshire Pension Fund
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free Parking
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Collaboration with Trust colleagues in similar roles
  • Working as part of a creative and supportive team who want the best for all of our students

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 recruitment@tlt.school

Visas cannot be sponsored.
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If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About The Brooksbank School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1533 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

School location

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