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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    4 March 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    14 February 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Actual salary


Pay scale

Grade D point 4

Additional allowances

£1,000 Welcome Bonus

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking an enthusiastic and forward-looking Teaching Assistant to join our Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) team within our Academy, to provide support within mainstream classes, with a qualified teacher. This role is a temporary position linked to a named child.

The successful candidate will understand the imperative impact that this role has on students’ education.

The post holder will predominantly provide support within mainstream classes with a qualified teacher for one specific student.

Are you intrigued? Do you have the drive and determination to contribute to the further wider development of our Academy? Do you want to work for an organisation that has the wellbeing of staff and students at its heart, alongside fantastic new employee benefits? If so, we would be delighted to hear from you.

Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. To come and see us in action, please contact our HR team to arrange a suitable time on hr@guilsborough.northants.sch.uk or 01604 740641.

What the school offers its staff

We value our staff and we are very aware that the positive contribution of all staff is a significant factor in the success and long-term sustainability of our Academy. Without the energy, drive and enthusiasm of our staff, the Academy would not be in the successful place it is today or as prepared to face new challenges in the future. We are committed to developing well-being initiatives to support all of our staff and are able to offer:

  • A dedicated staff Wellbeing Committee.
  • Refer a Friend payment scheme, plus a welcome bonus for your friend
  • A £1,000 welcome bonus to all new employees
  • Access to trained staff Mental Health First Aiders
  • A developmental and supportive culture for continued professional development.
  • The school strives to deliver personalised pathways and opportunities in order to enhance the growth and development of all staff members.
  • A stunning rural location.
  • HR Services on site.
  • Eye Tests.
  • Reimbursement on eye tests
  • Free annual Flu Vaccinations for all staff.
  • Access to 24/7 telephone counselling service for staff and their immediate family via Health Assured
  • Free access to our Fitness Suite.
  • Pension Schemes.
  • GMAT offers a defined benefit pension scheme which is supported by school contributions as well as those of the employee. GMAT has two pension schemes, the Teacher’s Pension Scheme and the Local Government Pension Scheme.
  • Healthy Eating. Our in-house catering firm Innovate offer a healthy range of food at both break and lunch-time. Staff are entitled to a free lunch if undertaking an evening duty.
  • Free and secure Car Parking on site.
  • PTA. We have a very active PTA group that all staff can get involved in if they wish.



  • Car Scheme
  • Private Health Care Options
  • Discounts & Cashback Schemes

And much more!

Commitment to safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS, reference, identity and medical checks are mandatory for all posts within Guilsborough Multi Academy Trust. Our safeguarding and Child Protection policy is available here. We are also committed to meeting the requirements of disability discrimination and other legislation.

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About Guilsborough Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1336 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number

Guilsborough Academy is situated in idyllic Northamptonshire countryside, Guilsborough Academy is a supportive and friendly school which aims to fulfil our mission statement: learning without limits. We are easily accessible from the M1/M6 and A14 in just five minutes, offer outstanding professional development entitlement and provide superb resources.

Arranging a visit to Guilsborough Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email hr@guilsborough.northants.sch.uk.

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