Deadline is tomorrow

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    18 October 2021 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    28 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Full time
30 Hours per week, Monday to Friday
Contract type
Fixed term (20th July 2022)

Job summary

“You are rightly proud that The Marlborough Science Academy is a caring, welcoming school in which pupils are safe and learn in a calm environment.” OFSTED
Maintained as a “Good” School in February 2018

Level 2 Assistant Teacher
30 hours per week Monday – Friday Term Time only
Year Fixed Term contract until July 2022
An exciting opportunity has arisen at our oversubscribed and rated "good" academy for students from 11 to 19 years of age, for a Level 2 General Assistant Teacher to work as part of our Specialised Learning Faculty. We are looking for an individual who can support, motivate and inspire students who need particular help to overcome barriers to learning in a mainstream educational setting. You will need to be a team player but also be able to work independently, show great flexibility, creativity and have good communication skills. You will also need to have a level 2 qualification in English and Mathematics and be able to demonstrate an intermediate knowledge if ICT.
You will collaborate with teachers in planning and delivering programs of teaching and learning activities for classes, groups or individuals. The primary focus is to undertake educational activities with individuals, groups and whole classes within a framework agreed with and under the overall direction and supervision of a qualified teacher. You will support in homework club one day a week offering one to one support with students to achieve high standards of home learning.
This role will start as soon as possible and will be subject to a 6 month probationary period. The salary for this role is H3, for 30 hours per week, 38 weeks per annum, term time only. There may be a requirement to work some additional inset days by mutual agreement. These would be paid as extra hours. Working hours are 8.30-3.10 daily with a 40 minute unpaid break per day.
The closing date for applications is 18th October at 9.00am. Interview date is to be confirmed. Application forms and person Spec forms are to be sent to Ann Tyson.

The school supports and promotes the safeguarding of children and is an equal opportunities employer. References will be sought prior to interview. This vacancy will be subject to an enhanced DBS check. Candidates will be required to provide evidence of the right to work in the UK.

Additional allowances

Outer fringe £626

Applying for the job

Please complete the Application form and Personal Specification form and email to Ann Tyson, HR Assistant at

Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
School size
1284 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number

About The Marlborough Science Academy

To learn more about what it is like to work at our school please see our recruitment film at

Arranging a visit to The Marlborough Science Academy

If you would like to visit our school please contact Ann Tyson HR Assistant on 01727 731 395

School location

Watling Street, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 2QA

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