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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    10 June 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    20 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Part time, term time: 35 hours, 39 weeks (Paid weeks 45.94)

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Grade 4 SCP 10 – 12, £25,545.00- £26,421.00 FTE

Actual salary

£21,349.06 - £22,081.17 pro rata

Pay scale

Grade 4 SCP 10 – 12

What skills and experience we're looking for

)Post: Teaching Assistant - 3 PostsContract Type:PermanentSalary Range:Grade 4 SCP 10 – 12, £25,545.00- £26,421.00 FTE (£21,349.06 - £22,081.17 pro rata)

Salary amounts quoted are from the 1 September to 31 August and therefore if you commence employment part way through the academic year they are subject to an equated salary adjustment Working Type:35 hours, 39 weeks ( paid weeks 45.94) Base:ThornabyAcademy, Baysdale Road, Thornaby, TS17 9DB

Please note:the post holder will be engaging in regulated activity, working mainly or wholly with children. This position is exempt from the rehabilitation of offender’s act 1974. It is an offence to apply for this role if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children.

Northern Education Trust (NET) is a charitable education Trust with a good track record for school improvement. The Trust sponsors 26 academies; 14 secondary and 12 primaries across the North of England in twelve Local Authority regions.

Required for September 2024 Thornaby Academy are seeking to appoint three enthusiastic Teaching Assistants to work with small groups and individual students across Key Stage 3 and 4. Successful candidates will promote the learning and welfare of students by providing practical and learning support to students, including those with special needs under the direction of a class teacher/SENCO.

What the school offers its staff

Northern Education Trust offers:

  • The opportunity to work and progress across the family of schools, should you wish in the future;
  • The chance to apply for leadership roles in the Deeps structure taking on a whole school leadership project;
  • The support and expertise of Director of Subjects.
  • A full and detailed programme of support and development for all;
  • A further comprehensive programme of professional development, including leadership, provided through the NET Staff College.

Employee benefits

  • Free flu vaccinations
  • Free onsite parking
  • Employee discounts such as competitively priced car leasing
  • Access to various discount sites

In accordance with Keeping Children Safe in Education 2023, an online search will be completed on all shortlisted applicants prior to interview. Any relevant information will be discussed further with the applicant during the interview process.

The Trust is committed to safer recruitment practice and pre-employment checks will be undertaken before any appointment is confirmed. All posts are subject to enhanced disclosure and barring service checks. We expect all adults to share our commitment to safeguarding and the health and wellbeing of our pupils.

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 Thornaby Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
454 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Thornaby Academy is a vibrant, inclusive and caring community that has recently joined the family of schools in Northern Education Trust. In a short space of time, we have wholeheartedly fostered the NET vision of being ‘Outcomes focused, child centred’.

We believe that children come first; every decision we make is always underpinned by what is in the best interests of our young people so that they achieve, are safe, successful, valued and respected.

In collaboration with other NET schools, we have access to a wide range of opportunities for us to develop, strengthen and enrich our provision both in and beyond the classroom. In doing so, we are fully committed to ensuring our young people achieve the outcomes they deserve and develop the skills they need to lead happy and fulfilling lives.

We have the highest expectations of all of our students and staff in our drive to achieve excellence. We particularly value the strong support we receive from parents and the wider community in our focus on standards.

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