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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    21 September 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    31 August 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Special Education Needs (SEN)

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

ALT Grade C Point 5-approx £17,850 p.a.

Level 1B Teaching Assistant job summary


DfES Area873/7007

School NameHighfield Ely Academy

AddressDownham Road



PostcodeCB6 1BD

Telephone01353 662085


No. on Roll139

Post TitleLevel 1B Teaching Assistant. Salary approx.£17,850

Required to ASAP

Student-focused, kind, energetic, positive person needed to work in our Special School supporting children and adults with a range of additional needs. All students have an Education Health Care Plan and range from 2 to 25 years of age. This is a term-time position, plus 5 training days per year. Hours of duty will be in the main Monday 8:30am to 4:00pm and Tuesday to Friday 8:40 am to 3:30pm.  

Why Highfield?

•Join a really friendly and professional team

•Work in a dynamic and challenging environment where no two days are the same

•Make a genuine, lasting impact on students' learning and lives

•Gain experience working with students with learning and behaviour needs

•Possible development opportunities as a TA or career pathways into teaching

Applicants must:

•Be passionate about supporting children and adults with learning needs in achieving their best outcomes

•Have a calm, friendly and consistent manner

•Follow child protection or adult protection guidelines to keep pupils safe

If you would like further information please contact Pippa Edwards on 01353 662085, or email pedwards@highfield.cambs.sch.uk.

To apply please go to our website using the following link www.highfieldschoolely.co.uk/our-school/vacancies and follow the relevant vacancy to the MyNewTerm website.

The school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  All posts are subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS clearance.

Closing date: Midday Thursday 21st September 2023

Interviews: Thursday 28th September 2023

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 Highfield Ely Academy

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 19
School size
135 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19

School location

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