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  • Closing date

    27 November 2023 at 10am

  • Date listed

    31 October 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£17,676.00 - £17,971.00 Annually (Actual) Scale D5-6 £23,500 - £23,893 per annum pro rata Actual annual salary £17,676 - £17,971 per annum

SEMH Teaching Assistant job summary

Specialist Resource Base Teaching Assistant

Scale D5-6  £23,500 - £23,893 per annum pro rata

Actual annual salary £17,676 - £17,971 per annum


32.5 hours per week

Term-time + 1 week 

The Broad Horizons Education Trust are seeking a warm, nurturing and resilient colleague to join our SEMH Specialist Resource Base at Edith Cavell Academy and Nursery; a school who’s ethos is ‘Happy Children Achieve.’ 

Our SEMH base offers placements for children who have social, emotional and mental health needs. The purpose of the placement is to identify barriers to learning, therapeutic needs of the individual and how these can be supported in the pupil’s mainstream environment. We aim to support the child to reintegrate back into their mainstream school setting.

The successful applicant will work closely with Lead teachers, other SRB support staff and professionals in the programme’s central team to provide bespoke education and support for the pupils. We are looking for Teaching Assistants who are able to contribute to a high standard of physical, emotional, social and intellectual care for children placed in the setting. 

Personal qualities are of paramount importance. The individuals appointed will be expected to display patience, enthusiasm, energy, good humour, flexibility and reliability.  

As part of the Broad Horizons Education Trust you will be included in a family of schools who put the needs of children at the forefront of their education. Further information about the school can be found on our website: www.edithcavellacademy.co.uk  

If you are interested in this post, please feel free to contact us and arrange to come and visit to see for yourself our lovely setting and meet the team! Please call the office on 01603 621927 to arrange.

Applicants must be prepared to undergo training and undertake an enhanced DBS check.

For more information regarding this vacancy please contact: the Trust’s Recruitment Team by email on recruitment@bhetrust.co.uk 

To access the online application, please select the “Apply for job” button and enter your details.

You must “Submit” your fully completed application by the closing date/time.

Closing Date: 10am, Monday 27th November

Interviews:  Wednesday 6th December

This Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  This post is likely to come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations, therefore successful candidates will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether disqualified under these regulations.  Applicants must be prepared to undertake an Enhanced DBS check and attend a Warner Interview. Right to Work in the UK will need to be established. If applicable the following will be required: a certificate of good conduct, for teaching posts, a letter of professional standing from the professional regulating authority in the country in which the applicant has worked.We are an equal opportunities employer.

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 Edith Cavell Academy and Nursery

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
217 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 11

School location

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