32 days remaining to apply

  • Job start date

    4 September 2024

  • Closing date

    24 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    7 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Full time: Monday to Friday 32.75 hours per week. 39 working weeks.

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£23,600 (FTE) Actual salary £18,209.17

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Attainment of 5 GCSE’s AC (or equivalent) including English and Maths, or working towards.
  • Good skills in basic communication, literacy and numeracy
  • Good IT skills and ability to learn and effectively use electronic information systems
  • Able to work without supervision
  • Confident to work independently with a group of children
  • Ability to undertake training required for the role.
  • Able to react and deal effectively with challenging or unpredictable behaviours
  • Ability to undertake advanced training to administer medical procedures where required
  • Demonstrates an awareness, understanding and commitment to the protection and safeguarding of children and young people
  • Demonstrates an awareness, understanding and commitment to equal opportunities.
  • Be flexible to work independently in a responsible manner
  • Constructively support the positive ethos of the school by being self-aware and taking personal responsibility for being part of the broader team
  • Respect confidentiality

What the school offers its staff

Our Trust is committed to providing employee benefits that motivate and reward our employees. Our benefits include:

  • A competitive salary
  • Attractive terms and conditions including holidays
  • Eligibility to join the local government pension scheme/Teachers pension scheme
  • Family friendly policies
  • Local and national discount schemes and initiatives
  • Continued professional development support
  • Flexibility to work across the Special Partnership Trust, the largest SEN provider in the county
  • Support for the wellbeing of staff

Commitment to safeguarding

Our school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils.We recognise that everyone who comes into contact with children has a duty to safeguard and promote children’s welfare.We ensure all appropriate measures are applied in relation to all who work in the school,who is likely to be perceived by children as a safe and trustworthy adult. All staff are required to have an enhanced DBS check.Following guidance in KCSIE;our School undertake an online check of all shortlisted candidates,and a prohibition from teaching check of support staff who take part in formal teaching work,or have in the past.

Applying for the job

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About Doubletrees School

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 19
School size
97 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19
Phone number
01726 812757

Doubletrees School provides a unique and personalised approach to learning and development support. Please click on the play button next to my profile picture to see a fantastic insight in to our lovely school community.

The Staff and Governors are committed to working together for the benefit of all learners in partnership with their parents and carers. The vision for our School outlines what we aim to achieve and fully underpins everything we do, 'Achieve, Belong, Communicate, Develop and Enjoy'.

We strongly believe that education, alongside with high quality support, leads to people being able to take control of their own lives and destinies. To this end, we are constantly developing our service offer to meet the needs of each young person by offering an exciting, enjoyable learning experiences.

Arranging a visit to Doubletrees School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email llean@doubletrees.org.uk.

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