Teaching Assistant

Castle Manor Academy, Haverhill, Suffolk, CB9 9JE

This job expired on 23 May 2022 – see similar jobs

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    23 May 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    11 May 2022

Job details

Working pattern

Contract type


Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary

£19,264 - £20,043 per annum

Actual salary

£16,352 - £17,014 per annum

Teaching Assistant job summary

Due to colleagues moving on to train to teach, Castle Manor Academy is seeking to appoint a committed Teaching Assistant to support learning across Years 7 to 11, both in the classroom, and in small group interventions across our mainstream SEND provision. Applicants would be required to have achieved at least a C grade in GCSE Maths and English, or equivalent, and have previous experience of working with children with additional needs, ideally in a secondary school setting.

Applicants will need to be able to work effectively as part of a team, enjoy working with children, and, at all times, demonstrate our PROUD values: Professional, Resilient, Optimistic, Understanding and Driven.

In return we can offer you:
- A friendly and welcoming team
- A supportive leadership team
- A workplace which really focuses on your development and wellbeing
- High quality professional development

This role can be an excellent platform to gain experience prior to teacher training or to gain experience for specialist roles as well as develop within the role.

To see a day in the life of our students at Castle Manor and get a real flavour of our school please click on this link


We are located 20 miles from Cambridge and Bury St Edmunds.

More information about our school can be found on our website www.castlemanor.org.uk. For enquiries about the role please contact SENDco Mrs Jennifer Beaton on 01440 705501.

Closing date: 09:00am, 23rd May 2022

Interviews: 26th May 2022

Please note: we may hold interviews as and when applications are received and we reserve the right to offer to a candidate prior to the closing date. We only accept applications submitted online via our careers website and which are completed before the closing deadline. With this in mind, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible and advise you check the job information as per the listing on our careers site.

Unity Schools Partnership is committed to safer recruitment, equal opportunities, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required.

We care deeply about inclusive working practices and diverse teams. If you’d prefer to work part-time or as a job-share, we’ll facilitate this wherever we can – whether to help you meet other commitments or to help you strike a great work-life balance. We’re keen to ensure we’re designing an organisation that works for everyone, so we particularly encourage applications from different under-represented groups.

Unity Schools Partnership, welcoming diversity.

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About Castle Manor Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
672 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact phone number
01440 705501

Our students are at the centre of everything we do. An excellent academic education and broader personal development is what we aim to achieve for all our learners. The work of our strong community of staff and students is underpinned by our core values, which we define as our PROUD values: Professional, Resilient, Optimistic, Understanding and Driven.

Our students demonstrate these values every day with their hard work, honest and caring approaches to each other, and determination to meet their challenging targets. Our students are happy and kind learners, who appreciate the extensive challenge and support they are given at Castle Manor.

We offer a broad curriculum, rich with knowledge and experience, believing that inspiring young people as learners and to achieve to their very best is the way we can impact on their futures. We aspire for our learners to become responsible, confident, independent members of society, who contribute to their community.

Arranging a visit to Castle Manor Academy

For enquiries about the role please contact SENDco Mrs Jennifer Beaton on 01440 705501.

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