4 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    2 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    19 May 2023

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Actual salary

£17,057 to £19,375 per annum

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a Teaching Assistant to support the Year 7-11 with literacy /numeracy interventions/ ELSA within a supportive secondary school. The majority of your time would be in subject classes supporting EHCP students.

The school are also looking for graduates who aspire to become teachers in the future or candidates who have relative experience within schools, colleges, or the SEN department.

We are seeking to recruit a Teaching Assistant to:

  • Support classes that differ in their level of abilities specifically in English and Maths
  • Work and support both the teaching and support staff effectively within the school
  • Co-operating with subject staff, ensuring safeguarding laws are always adhered to

As the successful applicant, you will have:

  • Capacity to form honest working relationships with students and colleagues alike
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good organisational and time management skills as well as the ability to work under pressure

If you think you can make a positive and confident contribution to our team, we would be delighted to hear from you.

What the school offers its staff

The Magna Carta School is an 11-16 academy in the Unity Schools Trust based in Staines-Upon-Thames, with approximately 1150 students on role. The school is a founder member of the multi-academy trust and the 1215 Learning Partnership, determined to enhance lives for young people across this area of Surrey.

Our recently appointed Senior Leadership Team have a very clear school development plan in place to rapidly deliver the improvements we want to make. The school was graded ‘requires improvement’ in our Ofsted Inspection in June 2022. Please take the time to read the inspection report as it outlines the progress we have already made against the key areas prioritised for improvement, as well as highlighting many of the school’s continued strengths.

We are particularly proud of our students; they are aspirational and enthusiastic about their learning and, as a result, make good progress and achieve impressive GCSE results. They consistently and successfully progress on to further education and apprenticeships.

We strive to provide a welcoming, challenging, secure and inclusive learning environment where all students and staff are respected, cared for, and feel that they belong. We are committed to realising our vision that Learning Shapes Lives by creating a culture in which everyone aspires to achieve, in a reflective educational environment and a school community where together we learn to know, to do, to be and to live together.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to recruitment@unityschoolstrust.co.uk

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If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About The Magna Carta School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1167 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01932 901351

Arranging a visit to The Magna Carta School

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

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