Teaching Assistant

Castle Donington College, Derby, Derbyshire, DE74 2LN

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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    2 December 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    18 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£21,968 - £22,777

Actual salary

£18,170 - £18,839

Pay scale

Scale 3

What skills and experience we're looking for

As a Teaching Assistant, you will work under the direction and supervision of a teacher to assist with teaching, learning, and associated activities in accordance with school policies and procedures. This may include assisting with planning, delivery and evaluation of learning activities; supporting in whole classes and working with individuals and small groups of pupils.

You will have experience of maintaining positive student relationships, understanding the individual needs of students ensuring they have appropriate access to lessons.

You will also assist pupils in impl ementing their own personal care programmes during the school day, specifically in relation to practical support for personal hygiene and toileting.

What the school offers its staff

Annual Leave - Support staff are entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement which increases with length of service in addition to the 8 statutory public holidays.

​Pension - Automatic enrolment to the Local Government Pension Scheme for support staff and Teachers’ Pension Scheme for teaching staff.

​Medical Services - Free access to an Employee Assistance Programme which includes a 24/7 GP Helpline, access to wellbeing apps and much more…

​Cyclescheme - Save between 25-39% on a bike and accessories as well as reducing your Carbon Footprint.

Commitment to safeguarding

The successful candidate will have to meet the requirements of the person specification in order to be offered the post, will be required to undergo a full enhanced DBS check and must be eligible to work in the UK. The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Safeguarding checks will be undertaken during the recruitment process and this may include online searches.

We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or religion.

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About Castle Donington College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
622 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number

Castle Donington College recently extended its age range and began teaching KS4 courses from September 2017 for first examinations in 2019. We currently have 564 students on roll in Years 7 to 11. The College is situated on the North West edge of Leicestershire on the Leicestershire, Derbyshire, and Nottinghamshire border. It has excellent links to these cities, being close to the M1 and A50.

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