355 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    4 January 2022

  • Application deadline

    22 November 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    12 November 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Term time
37 hours per week
Contract type
Fixed term (August 2022 with strong possibility of becoming permanent)
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
£19698 - £21748
Actual salary
£16591 - £18318

Job summary

We are looking for someone who:

Is an inspiring practitioner driven to ensure all children can succeed and remove barriers;
Has a passion for inclusion and supporting all pupils to participate in learning activities;
Has experience of working with children with Autism and identifying their needs;
Is interested in using research/evidence-based interventions to support our pupils with ASD;
Works as part of a team and is an effective communicator with staff, parents and children.

Applying for the job

Applications for this post must be submitted on our online application form, which can be found at satrust.com/vacancies, or by clicking the “apply now” link.

If you would like to discuss the role, or have any queries, please contact the office on 0115 915 5717

Supporting documents

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

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
School size
429 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11
Contact phone number

About Portland Spencer Academy

At Portland Spencer Academy we ASPIRE in all that we do, ensuring the very best for every child.

Our children expect you to:
Always smile and listen to our ideas
Succeed in teaching and see potential in us
Praise us when we make good choices
Inspire us and include everyone
Respect us and other members of staff
Everyone should have fun! In return, as part of the Spencer Academy Trust, we can offer you:
A collaborative ethos, working with other schools and colleagues to develop day to day practice
A child centred approach, where meeting children’s individual needs gains them excellent achievement.
A hardworking, outward looking team who support each other and approach every day with a smile
A chance to be part of something really special …

SAT is an educational charity, Multi-Academy Trust and Sponsor of Academies. We have approaching 16000 children and young people in our academies and employ more than 2200 teachers, leaders and educational support professionals across the East Midlands. We aspire to be a leading regional high performing Trust, with a national reputation for excellence.

We currently have 16 primary academies, 8 secondary academies and one primary aged special school in our family of schools. All of our schools benefit from the collaboration and added value that being a member of our Trust offers, and share our values and beliefs. Spencer Trust academies share an ambition to deliver results that compete with the very highest performing schools in the country, and deliver a curriculum for students that is underpinned by breadth, opportunity and quality: one that seeks to give young people the opportunity to develop into well rounded global citizens that believe they can influence positive change in the world.


Our Mission is to deliver the best possible outcomes for children and young people.


Spencer Academies Trust is an exceptional Trust, providing an outstanding education for local children.

We Believe:

All children have a right to a quality education regardless of background or ability, and have an entitlement to the opportunity of a secure progression route in their learning and development.
Schools are stronger when they work in collaboration with each other, operate within a ‘family’ and are open to a true sense of partnership.
We grow the effectiveness and sustainability of our schools by developing the people within them, and that through shared and equitable responsibility for quality and outcomes; we achieve more.

Applicants would be expected to share the Trust’s high aspirations and expectations for pupils and staff and have demonstrable evidence of driving teaching and learning outcomes.

Spencer Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all our students and all posts are subject to enhanced DBS with children’s barred list checks and completion of Level 2 safeguarding training.

School location

Westwick Road, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG8 4HB

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