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  • Start date details

    as soon as possible

  • Closing date

    7 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    17 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£23,151 - £23,500 + £1,455 SEN Allowance

Teaching Assistant job summary

We are seeking to attract the very best, talented, aspirational staff to join Wade Deacon High School. Due to the significant successes and achievements and continuing rapid growth of our school, you would be joining us at an exciting time.

We are looking for a talented, aspirational Teaching Assistant to join Wade Deacon High School. Applicants must be well-qualified, passionate and inspiring colleagues to join our highly regarded and successful SEND Department. We pride ourselves on our commitment to ensuring student progress through high-quality teaching and learning provision for all. The successful applicant will share these values and play an active part in the education of our students, supporting them to ensure their learning needs are met.

We can offer the successful candidate an opportunity to work with highly trained and supportive staff, as well as a whole school commitment to professional development, since we believe that staff development is a fundamental aspect in raising standards further for our students. Our school community is also a highly rewarding place to work. A comprehensive programme of CPD and a commitment to wellbeing supports colleagues at all career stages; through the School and the Trust, we provide excellent career opportunities for our staff. Colleagues seeking a varied, challenging and rewarding career can find this in the Wade Deacon family.

Wade Deacon High School is friendly, dynamic and innovative. Our latest OFSTED report from November 2022 described us as “an Outstanding School" in all areas, praising the school for providing pupils with a ‘first-rate education’ and an ‘aspirational curriculum’, describing pupils as ‘extremely happy’ and their behaviour as ‘exemplary’.

We pride ourselves on the quality and diversity of our curriculum, including our personal development and extracurricular provision which not only enable our students to enjoy their learning but also allows them to be able to meet the many challenges that they will face in the future, understanding the wider world and their place within it.

Above all else, we are a school that believes that every student, regardless of their context or starting point, can and should achieve their full potential. If you believe that you have the motivation, belief and leadership quality to contribute to our future success, we would welcome an application from you. 

The Wade Deacon Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, and is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory medical clearance. 

Commitment to safeguarding

Wade Deacon High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All posts are subject to pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS disclosure.

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About Wade Deacon High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1594 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

School location

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