8 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    10 February 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    19 January 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - Until 31 August 2023

Pay scale

Grade 4, SP7 £22,369. Actual from £19,132.77

What skills and experience we're looking for

Would you like to come and work with us, as part of a pioneering Alternative Provision rated most recently as GOOD by Ofsted?

Would you like to join the Cranbury College team and make your contribution towards our journey to OUTSTANDING?

Do you want to work in an optimistic and motivating environment, supported by effective leadership at all levels?

Do you have the resilience to work in a dynamic, trauma-informed environment, with pupils that have social, emotional, academic and mental health needs?

If so, we would be delighted to hear from you.

We currently have a vacancy for a SEN Teaching Assistant whose responsibility will be to support our most vulnerable students, who may struggle with school life due to issues relating to social, emotional, personal or behavioural problems, in the classroom. This role will be instrumental in helping these students to overcome their barriers to learning and encourage them to engage in lessons to become more effective learners, and to improve their academic and pastoral progress.

The successful applicant will have a proven track record of relevant work with young people in a field such as Education, Youth Work, Health or Social Services. Additionally, they will have a demonstrable passion for transforming the lives of young people coupled with an abundance of enthusiasm which will encourage engagement and commitment from our students

Maiden Erlegh Trust is committed to safeguarding, equality and promoting the welfare of children and staff. We are also committed to being ambitious for all and supporting everyone to reach their full potential. All employees of the Trust are expected to share these commitments. All posts require satisfactory employment checks and references and a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. All Leadership roles will require a Section 128 check.


What the school offers its staff

Staff responses when asked ‘What are the school’s greatest strengths?’

  • ‘Safeguarding and welfare of students’
  • ‘Compassion, empathy and enthusiasm’
  • ‘Teamwork’
  • ‘Flexible, creative and personalised approaches for all’
  • ‘Outstanding outcomes for young people’

Cranbury College has recently joined the Maiden Erlegh Trust family of schools, whose motto is “schools for the community, schools as a community”. The aim for every school in the Trust, whilst espousing their values and ethos, and having a core of common policies and procedures, will serve its own community’s needs in a bespoke way and also create a feeling of community within its own school. In that way all the potential and talents of every child and every member of staff will be nurtured.

Being part of the Maiden Erlegh Trust also offers a range of career opportunities in its vibrant and successful schools. We are very happy to discuss flexible working arrangements including part-time working and job-sharing.

Visits to our school are encouraged please email recruitment@maidenerleghtrust.org who can help organise this.

The Trust reserves the right to interview and appoint before the closing date.

Applying for the job

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About Cranbury College

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 16
School size
98 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 16

Cranbury College is an Alternative Provision academy based in Reading.

Arranging a visit to Cranbury College

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email n.morgan@maidenerleghtrust.org.

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