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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    10 June 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    19 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£18,000.00 Annually (Actual) NJC Grade E point 4 £23114 Full Time Equivalent (FTE)

Teaching Assistant job summary

We are a busy special educational needs school and looking to recruit fantastic Teaching Assistants to work across all age groups to support and motivate all our pupils.

Billing Brook strives to give all our pupils the best education support and that’s how you can fit in.

Our TA posts are suitable for those who are really passionate about working with pupils who have special educational needs and making a real difference to their lives. Previous experience would be desirable but not essential but your willingness to learn is vital to your success at Billing Brook School.

We welcome applications from candidates who have:

Excellent interpersonal skills and you relate to children and young people.

A good understanding of and demonstrate a genuine interest in supporting children with special educational needs

Practical experience or sound knowledge of children with autism in the classroom

Ideally good basic Level 2 English and Maths or demonstrating equivalent experience

A good team player

Successful applicants may be required to undertake further training, occasionally taking place when the school is closed.

We welcome applications from experienced candidates or those who are starting out their career and are willing to learn and grow within the school. We will also consider applications from new graduates who want SEND experience before embarking on their future teaching career with us

All TA posts are subject to an Enhanced DBS clearance check as well as a satisfactory health check and 2 satisfactory references from previous employers as part of our safer recruitment processes.

The positions are for 33.5 hours per week for 39 weeks of the year.

Salary Range Grade E point 4 £21,189 (full time equivalent (FTE)) £16,483 (Actual)

Benefits: Sick Pay; Local Government Pension scheme available; free car parking; frequent training and development, team and wellbeing sessions; Employee Assistance Programme to all staff and immediate family members, aged over16 living at the same home address; Cycle to Work Scheme

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 Billing Brook Special School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 19
School size
257 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 19

Billing Brook is an all age special school for pupils aged 4 - 18 with a wide range of learning difficulties. This includes moderate or severe learning difficulties; speech, language and communication needs; some medical difficulties and an all age specialist autism provision.

Billing Brook also has a 6th form centre, based a mile away from the main site, where we run our employability café and small shop.

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