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  • Job start date

    27 August 2024

  • Closing date

    27 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    12 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Part time, term time: Monday to Friday 8.40am to 3.10pm with 40 min unpaid lunch. Term time plus 1 week.

Contract type

Fixed term - Until July 2026

Actual salary

£16,114.14 - £16,385.20

What skills and experience we're looking for


  • Enjoyment of working with children
  • Understanding of the importance of and ability to build supportive student/adult relationships.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with young people and adults both verbally and in writing.
  • Good numeracy and literacy skills - GCSE C/4+ or equivalent in English and Maths.
  • Good ICT skills.
  • Engagement with on-going learning.
  • Ability to work well within a team.
  • Self-motivated, ability to work on own.
  • Good organisational skills
  • Willingness to develop and attend training as necessary.
  • Willingness to pro-actively share expertise with others and contribute to team learning opportunities.
  • Ability to work under pressure and react calmly to confrontation.
  • Able to be totally confidential and discreet.
  • Recent record of good health, attendance and punctuality.
  • Enhanced clearance by the Disclosure and Barring Service.


  • Evidence of effective relationships with young people.
  • Evidence of good working relations with a range of people.
  • Qualification/specialism or interest to work within a specific department.
  • Evidence of organisational ability.
  • Recent ICT qualification.
  • Evidence of meeting deadlines and ability to prioritise.
  • Willingness to undertake First Aid training to support activities outside of school i.e. trips.

What the school offers its staff

Such investment in staff is also indicative of our willingness to work with those we employ. We know that through a career, things change and new challenges arise. We are proud of the work that we do with staff to ensure that we can find ways to adapt to need and, as such, this post is offered alongside a willingness to discuss flexible working approaches.

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 Ashby School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1527 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

Ashby School is a thriving, successful and over-subscribed 11-19 Academy with over 1,600 students on roll including 500 in Ashby Sixth form. Conveniently located close to the M42 and M1, within easy reach of several areas of outstanding natural beauty and with the national forest on the doorstep, the school is set in its own attractive grounds in the expanding market town of Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire.

At Ashby School prides itself on putting students at its heart. We want all our students to have a happy and successful learning experience and are committed to ensuring that all students fulfil their academic potential.

Everyone in the Ashby School community is committed to achieving this, because, at Ashby, ‘Anything is Possible’.

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