38 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    Pending Pre-employment Checks

  • Closing date

    31 August 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    14 February 2024


This teaching role is at more than one school in the trust. You can find out more in schools overview.

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2

Working pattern

Full time: 32.5 hours per week 

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£25,545 - £27,334 (pro rata to hours worked)

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidates will have:  

A passion and commitment to working with children with Special Educational Needs 

Understanding of the barriers to learning that children with special educational needs may face and be able to use effective strategies to support them  

  • Experience of developing learning resources that scaffold and support learning 

  • Awareness of child development and knowledge of how children learn 

  • Experience of Working with or caring for children of a relevant age to those in the school  

  • Communication skills to liaise sensitively and effectively with parents and carers  

  • NVQ 2 for Teaching Assistants or equivalent qualification or experience   

  • Literacy and Numeracy skills equivalent to Level 1 of the National Qualification & Credit Framework  

  • Completion of Department for Education Teaching Assistant Induction Programme (or to complete within first term)  

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you: 

  • the opportunity to be part of our team, who are committed to educational excellence    

  • friendly and supportive staff, parents and trustees,    

  • a commitment to high quality professional development,    

  • opportunity for future career development & progression within the Trust’s portfolio of schools and most importantly    

  • the chance to transform the lives of children and really make a difference    

Further details about the role

The Harmony Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all our staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS and pre-employment checks. 

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.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

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About the schools

Multi-academy trust

Multi-Academy Trust

School Details

School type
Academy, ages 7 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
330 pupils enrolled
Age range
7 to 11

Arranging a visit to The Harmony Trust Ltd

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email derbyrecruitment@theharmonytrust.org.

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