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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    5 November 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    19 June 2023

Job details

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Teaching Assistant, Learning Support Assistant

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£19,560.00 - £21,683.00 Annually (FTE)

Teaching Assistant job summary

Christ’s College are looking for an motivated and enthusiastic Teaching Assistant to join our friendly and supportive school.  

The successful individual will work with the College's SENDCo and SEN team to ensure students have the right approach to learning and ensure conduct expectations are achieved.  A Teaching Assistant is key in helping every student make progress and reach their full potential.   The role's hours are 8.15am-3.30pm (33 hours and 20 minutes a week), 39 weeks a year and is available for an immediate start.  Part-time hours would be considered.

This post is offered at GST C1-C6 £19,560-£21,683 per annum pro-rated.

Christ’s College is an exciting place to work with dedicated staff, positive students and supportive parents. Our last inspection was in October 2022 with a very strong ‘Good’ in all areas judgement being made. The report highlighted the inclusivity of the school,

“Where students are known as individuals, challenged and supported to achieve their goals in a culture of high aspirations.”

“Positive relationships and respect underpin the calmness and cooperation in classrooms … promoting pupils’ wellbeing is at the heart of its Christian values.”

We are looking for highly motivated aspirational colleagues to join us at this exciting time in working to make Christ’s College even better.

At Christ's College there is a strong emphasis on sustaining and raising achievement. There is a genuine commitment to professional development.

Our values are:


·         Co-operation

·         Stewardship

·         Respect

·         Service

These values make Christ’s College a positive and inclusive community in which all students feel safe, valued and part of the family. Our college aims to serve our community by providing a fully inclusive education of the highest quality within the context of Christian belief and practice. At Christ’s College we believe a great values driven education has the power to transform futures. If you are looking for an exciting place to work with dedicated staff, positive learners and supportive parents then join us.

Advantages of working at Christ’s College:

·         There is a real sense of belonging, camaraderie and mutual respect amongst the whole community

·         The parents and governors are very supportive of the College and appreciative of the work we are doing

·         The children want to do their best and will work hard as they respect their teachers’ knowledge and commitment

·         The staff are dedicated, skilful and hard-working

·         There are good opportunities for internal promotion in a growing school which has a tradition of acknowledging and rewarding hard work

·         As a relatively small school which offers a full suite of extra-curricular activities, it is easy to be involved in a wide range of enrichment activities in Sport, Performing Arts and elsewhere.

·       Please note that CVs will not be accepted. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Christ's College is a school within The Good Shepherd Trust. The Good Shepherd Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We will ensure that all our recruitment and selection practices reflect this commitment. An enhanced DBS check is required for this position.

Candidates will be assessed once their application is received. We reserve the right to interview earlier than the stated vacancy closure date should we receive candidates who are suitable for the vacancy.

Commitment to safeguarding

Christ’s College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people, and expects all staff, volunteers, governors and visitors to share this commitment. We recognise that all adults, including temporary staff, volunteers and governors, have a full and active part to play in protecting our students from harm, and that the child or young person’s welfare is our paramount concern.
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About Christ's College, Guildford

School type
Academy, Church of England, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
669 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Christ's College is part of the Good Shepherd Trust and is a thriving secondary school serving the non-Christian and Christian community of Guildford, Woking and surrounding areas. Our aim for the students at Christ's College is that they should develop the core values of service, respect, stewardship, co-operation and love.

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