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  • Closing date

    21 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    23 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Special Education Needs (SEN)

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£19,501.00 - £19,501.00 Annually (Actual) ALT Grade C Point 5-approx £19,501 p.a. -PAYRISE DUE

Level 1B Teaching Assistant job summary


DfES Area 873/7007

School Name Highfield Ely Academy

Address Downham Road



Postcode CB6 1BD

Telephone 01353 662085

E-mail pedwards@highfield.cambs.sch.uk

No. on Roll 139

Post Title Level 1B Teaching Assistants. Salary approx.£19,501 -PAYRISE DUE - Required in September

Student-focused, kind, energetic, positive people 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 Friday 21st June 2024

Interviews: Friday 28th June 2024

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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