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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    8 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    10 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Full time: Working Pattern Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 08:15 - 16:00 Wednesday 08:15 - 16:30 Friday 08:15 - 15:00

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Range 2-3 £20,395 – £26,669 FTE (Actual £17,669 - £23,105, 39 weeks, 37 hours TTO) (starting point dependent on qualifications and/or experience)

Pay scale

Range 2 - 3

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Thrive working in a challenging but immensely rewarding environment, who are passionate about supporting the development of social, life and independence skills.

Direct experience in education is not essential.

  • Want to make a difference in the lives of young people.
  • Are able to work with teachers, support staff, families and external agencies to provide the best support possible.
  • Able to build strong, positive and encouraging relationships.
  • Is reliable to join our team and to bring new fresh ideas to the classroom

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • A welcoming and positive working environment where wellbeing of students and staff is a priority.
  • High quality professional development and support including bespoke CPD.
  • The opportunity to be truly creative, not prescriptive in your practise.
  • Progression opportunities across the Trust, including teacher training.
  • Local Government Pension Scheme with our contribution of 23%.
  • Mentored by an existing staff member, supporting you through your first few months.

  • An experienced and supportive senior leadership team.
  • An energetic, forward thinking, supportive staff team.

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 Stephenson Academy

School type
Academy, ages 9 to 16
School size
92 pupils enrolled
Age range
9 to 16
Phone number

Stephenson Academy is a successful 80 place special school, which opened in 2012. It has a main site, which caters for 11-16 year olds. We have an associated independent sixth form provision for 16-19 year olds.

As a specialist academy we cater for students who have Education and Health Care Plans with an identified primary need of Social Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties (SEMH), many with associated challenging behaviour. Many of our students have additional special educational needs such as speech, language and communication difficulties, Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and mental health difficulties

Arranging a visit to Stephenson Academy

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

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