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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    24 September 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    25 August 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Part time: 25 hours per week

Contract type

Fixed term - August 2027

Full-time equivalent salary

£20,441 - £21,968 (DOE) FTE

Actual salary

£11,879 - £12,767 (DOE) pro rata

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a Teaching Assistant to support a named pupil within our school.

As a successful applicant, you will:

  • Have great communication skills along with IT and administrative knowledge
  • Be willing to take part in ongoing training and update skills including completing a Vocational Qualification
  • Demonstrate discretion to make minor decisions, under the direction of the line manager
  • Show emotional resilience, working with children and supporting behaviour management.

What the school offers its staff

Why Choose us?

Lawn Manor Academy is part of the Ascend Learning Trust (ALT) based in Swindon. We offer a fantastic benefits scheme, with discounts on food and clothes retailers, to holidays and cinema with online fitness and recipes from Hello Fresh. Our school is set in the beautiful Lawn Manor Woods in Old Town Swindon.

What we offer:

  • The opportunity of working within a supportive, friendly, and well-run school.
  • The Trusts commitment to staff wellbeing including generous calendar dates and INSET days.
  • A strong commitment to your professional development and career management.
  • Excellent CPD opportunities to grow and development through mentorship and coaching.
  • Reward and recognition, celebrating staff success.
  • Leadership development opportunities both internally and across other schools in the Trust.
  • A successful ECT support program.
  • Onsite parking.
  • Pension Scheme.
  • Courteous and hardworking pupils.
  • Benefits for discounts via an online staff portal.

Further details about the role

To apply for this role, please ensure that you complete our application form from our website or alternatively email recruitment@ascendlearningtrust.org.uk to obtain this form to complete and return this to us, as we do not accept CV’s.

Closing Date: Midnight 24.09.23

Interview Date: w/b 02.10.23

Start Date: TBC

Please note if we receive enough applications, we may close this job role earlier.

We look forward to receiving your application, if you have not heard from us by the interview date, you may assume that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Unfortunately, we are unable to offer feedback on individual applications that are not shortlisted for interview.

Commitment to safeguarding

Ascend Learning Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any position that involves working with children requires declaration of ALL convictions/cautions regardless of whether these are deemed as spent and a DBS check will be carried out before any employment commences. References will be obtained before interview at shortlisting stage and may be used in the interview process. Any gaps in employment must be detailed and an explanation provided in the relevant section.

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About Lawn Manor Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
864 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Lawn Manor Academy is a rewarding and friendly environment to work in with staff who always put the children first and are dedicated to ‘Inspiring and Creating Futures for All’. The school itself has undergone a period of rapid change over the last few years and this post is an opportunity to shape the school as we enter our next chapter.

Our Senior Leadership Team (SLT) are an established team consisting of Headteacher, two Deputy Headteachers and three Assistant Headteachers.

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