Teaching Assistant

Acorn Free School, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN5 9TL

8 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    1st November or as soon as the successful candidate is available

  • Application deadline

    7 October 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    22 September 2022

Job details

Key stages

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

Pay Scale GLEA 3.6 to 3.9 (£18,887 to £20,043 pro rata)

Actual salary

£16,199 - £17,190

Teaching Assistant job summary

We are seeking a talented and motivated Teaching assistant, who has the drive and ambition to join and develop our Alternative Provision Free School. The successful candidate will join a school of highly committed, professional and caring staff who are dedicated to raising achievement and providing aspirational role models for all of our children. We are looking for a candidate who: 

• Is able to motivate and engage challenging students using a wide range of strategies to support pupils. 

• Supports the inclusive ethos of the school and believes that every child should have the opportunity to fulfil their potential 

• Is committed to their own personal and professional development 

• Thrives in a collaborative working environment 

 Acorn is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our pupils and we expect everyone to share this commitment. The School is legally obligated to process an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check before making appointments to relevant posts. The DBS check will reveal both spent and unspent convictions, cautions, reprimands and final warnings, and any other information held by local police that’s considered relevant to the role. Any information that is “protected” under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 will not appear on a DBS certificate. For posts in regulated activity, the DBS check will include a barred list check. It is an offence to seek employment in regulated activity if you are on a barred list. 

 Application packs are available by emailing rosierowe@theacornschool.co.uk 

 Closing date for applications is 7th October 2022 at 12pm

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About Acorn Free School

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 16
School size
1 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number

Acorn is situated in a pleasant residential area of Lincoln. Acorn works in partnership with secondary schools throughout Lincolnshire and into Nottinghamshire, supporting pupils who are presenting with emotional and behavioural challenges. Pupils are all dual registered; with Key Stage Three students placed for short-term intervention and then phased back into their mainstream setting. The Key Stage Four offer is full time and permanent; we offer GCSEs in core subjects as well as a full suite of vocational options, all of which are classed to be of high quality. We pride ourselves on our ability to teach GCSE courses whilst at the same time providing students with the Personal Development Opportunities that they may need.

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