Teaching Assisant (Level 1)

Fox Grove School, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 7PW

5 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    26 May 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    13 May 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary

£18,013 to £18,957

Actual salary

£12,851 to £13,524

Teaching Assisant (Level 1) job summary

Start Date September 2022:

With the opportunity to study for a Level 3 Qualification in Teaching & Learning.

Fox Grove School are looking for Post-16 Teaching Assistants who have experience of working with young people with additional needs. This can be within the social care, charity or education sector.

Due to the complex needs of our Post-16 students an extra responsibility allowance will be paid.

Fox Grove will support your professional development to become outstanding classroom practitioners, this includes:

• Being part of The Howard Partnership Trust that has expertise in all areas of SEND as it is a family of primary, secondary, specialist centres and special schools.

• Provide an opportunity for you to develop your expertise in SEND

• A comprehensive and interesting induction and training package including:

o TEACCH – supporting pupil independence.

o Positive Behaviour – providing the best universal supports.

o Being a compassionate school

o Targeted interventions (Attention Autism, Augmented Communication, Zones of Regulation, Social Thinking and Emotion Coaching)

THPT can offer:

• An opportunity to be part of a dynamic and developing organisation

• Excellent benefit package to include Cycle to Work, Sainsbury’s Loyalty Discount and access to discount schemes

• Fantastic Local Government Pension Scheme, including generous employer contributions

• Rewards and Benefits Scheme that includes Loyalty and Service Awards

If you have any questions about the role or the application process, please contact the THPT Recruitment Team by visiting the company website.

Employment is subject to a satisfactory enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

The Howard Partnership Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Our Vision is to excel at ‘bringing out the best’ in young people of all abilities and aptitudes, and so increase their life chances for their future success and fulfilment.

Additional allowances

RA3c £1,702 FTE

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About Fox Grove School

School type
Free School, ages 4 to 19
Education phase
School size
Up to 152 pupils
Age range
4 to 19
Contact email

Fox Grove School is a purpose-built school in Leatherhead, designed to meet the needs of pupils with Complex Communication & Interaction Needs.

The school has been on the new site from January, we are expanding our Post-16 department. We are looking to recruit skilled Teaching Assistants (flexible working requests accepted).

Fox Grove School prepares each pupil with the skills & knowledge they need to progress independently to the next phase of their educational journey. Recognising staff well-being must be at the heart of our school, so staff can best support our pupils to progress.

Fox Grove School promotes values of safety, belonging, connection and trust. When the whole school community lives by these values; it enables us to provide the best quality universal, targeted and specialist support for all pupils and their families. With the right support in place, every pupil can access a broad & balanced creative curriculum.

Fox Grove is part of The Howard Partnership Trust (THPT), a family of schools who work together to use and share a wide range of expertise and services.

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