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  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    1 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    18 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: 30 hours per week

Contract type


Actual salary

£11.98 per hour

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Has a passion for delivering high quality and exciting opportunities for young people;
  • Has strong interpersonal and communication skills and is able to work with a variety of pupils, staff and parents;
  • Has superb attention to detail and organisational skills;
  • Is self-motivated dedicated and consistent;
  • Enjoys working with young people and can develop good working relationships with them;
  • Has the ability to deal with new challenging situations;
  • Can be a strong team player as well as use your own initiative;
  • Has a positive and flexible attitude;
  • Understands and is sympathetic to the needs of young people, including their social, emotional and mental wellbeing;
  • Has experience of supporting student’s learning;
  • Has a current First Aid or is prepared to undertake training;
  • Has experience working with young people with SEND (desirable).

What the school offers its staff

  • An ambitious and vibrant place to work, with enthusiastic children and staff who are passionate about learning;
  • A workplace where everyone feels valued and supported;
  • Opportunities for training and progression;
  • The support of Acorn Education Trust, with excellent opportunities to work with experienced colleagues;
  • A supportive and clearly defined induction procedure.

Further details about the role

Clarendon Academy is looking for a dynamicTeaching Assistantto support some of our fantastic students across the school and its provisions. This is a wonderful opportunity to join our dedicated team of Teaching Assistants. The SEND team continues to grow and offers a supportive environment for staff to grow and develop their career.

Working Hours:Part Time (30 hours per week, 39 weeks per year including Teacher Training days).Contract:Permanent.Required:September 2024.

Clarendon Academy is a thriving co-educational, non-denominational secondary school and sixth form, educating young people between the ages of 11 and 18. Located in the bustling town of Trowbridge, Wiltshire, and in easy commuter distance from Bath, we pride ourselves on being a centre of excellence and a place where young, enthusiastic children enter in Year 7 and leave us at the end of Year 13 as fully rounded young adults. We are part of the Acorn Education Trust, which provides exciting opportunities to collaborate and improve local education.

The successful candidate must be able to work across all age ranges and abilities within our school and be prepared to work flexibly to support students with additional needs, including those requiring SEN support, liaising with teachers and SENCO. Responsibilities include providing general classroom support, meeting the students’ emotional and social needs and liaising with other teaching staff in the development and delivery of an adaptive curriculum.

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 The Clarendon Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1024 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01225 785210

Arranging a visit to The Clarendon Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email aes@acorneducationtrust.com.

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