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  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    16 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    25 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Part time: 30 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (term time only)

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£23,114 pro rata per annum

Actual salary

£11.98 per hour

What skills and experience we're looking for

We would like to hear from you if you:

  • Have at least grade C in GCSE English and maths or equivalent;
  • Have a passion for supporting children with learning differences and their all-round development;
  • Are confident, resilient and have excellent communication skills;
  • Are good at building trusting relationships and are a team player;
  • Are organised, creative and enthusiastic;
  • Have experience of working with children in a primary, secondary or special school environment; (desirable but not essential).

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • a happy and exciting place to work, with enthusiastic children and staff
  • an organised and supportive team of people
  • opportunities for training
  • commitment to your professional development
  • a clearly established induction process
  • term-time working (plus training days)

Further details about the role

Clarendon Academy is seeking to appoint two caring and dedicated Teaching Assistants to work within the new Resource Base (opening September 2023), supporting students with complex Cognition and Learning needs. This is a wonderful opportunity to work alongside our dedicated staff and join our growing team which offers a supportive environment for staff to grow and develop their career.

Clarendon Academy is an exciting place to work. We are a thriving co-educational 11-18 comprehensive academy within the Acorn Education Trust. Working within the Trust provides support and career opportunities for progression. The school is based in the county town of Trowbridge, in beautiful rural Wiltshire, and is in easy commuter distance from Bath. We pride ourselves on being a centre of excellence and a place where young, enthusiastic children enter in Year 7 and leave us at the end of Year 13 as fully rounded young adults.

The Resource Base is a new venture for us, which we are so excited about. We are working with Wiltshire Council to offer places for young people who do not require specialist school, but who need a little more support than mainstream. The Resource Base will be a smaller learning environment where our students can flourish whilst also benefitting from inclusion to everything that Clarendon Academy has to offer. Our designation is for students who have complex cognition and learning needs and sometimes with associated language disorder. The successful candidates will be very much a part of the base’s development as we move forward and grow the number of places.

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.

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About The Clarendon Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
979 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01225 785210

Arranging a visit to The Clarendon Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email aes@clarendonacademy.com.

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