Teaching Assistant

Comberton Village College, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB23 7DU

5 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    1 September 2022

  • Application deadline

    4 July 2022 at 9:00am

  • Date listed

    13 June 2022

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Teaching Assistant job summary

Teaching Assistant
To start September 2022
Term time only

Salary: Scale TA1b – Scale Range 3-4
FTE salary: £18,887 - £19,264 (52 weeks)

Working hours: 08:50 - 14:50 (with an unpaid mid morning and lunch break)

Depending upon the department, there is also some requirement to attend paid professional days and/or a paid fortnightly training meeting.

Actual starting salary: £12,053.04 pa (based on 25 hours worked, 38 weeks per year and includes holiday pay)

We are seeking skilled and enthusiastic individuals to join our hard-working team of professionals who dedicate themselves to enabling our students to cope in a mainstream setting and feel safe to prosper academically and socially both now and in the future.

The successful candidate will:
• Have an approachable and patient nature;
• be positive, proactive and professional;
• have excellent interpersonal skills and emotional intelligence;
• be able to liaise confidently with staff and students;
• have a minimum of 5 GCSE grade 4/C including English and Maths;
• be energetic and have an interest in working with SEN children / young pupils; and
• for sixth form roles must have at least A levels or an equivalent level qualification.

The position could provide valuable experience for those wishing to enter the teaching profession. It would also be ideal for a school leaver before University or for a parent who is wishing to return to work.

Applying for the job

How to apply:

Please complete and return the Teaching Assistant Application form located on our website www.combertonvc.org/contact-us/current-vacancies. Your application should be supported by a letter of application (consisting of no more than 2 sides of A4 printed) which explains the reason for your interest, whether you are interested in main school or sixth form and your relevant track record that confirms you could fulfil the expectations of the role

Applications should be submitted to: Wendy Jones on personnel@combertonvc.org as soon as possible but no later than 9.00am on Friday, 10th June 2022. Interviews will be held soon after.

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Supporting documents

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About Comberton Village College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1957 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
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Please note that listings under Comberton Village College may be for other schools within The Cam Academy Trust.

Our schools include:
Cambourne Village College, Cambourne
Comberton Village College, Comberton
Everton Heath Primary, Everton
Gamlingay Village Primary, Gamlingay
Hartford Infant School, Huntingdon
Hartford Primary School, Huntingdon
Jeavons Wood Primary School, Cambourne
Melbourn Village College, Melbourn
Offord Primary School, Offord D'Arcy
St Peters School, Huntingdon
Thongsley Fields Primary School, Huntingdon

Arranging a visit to Comberton Village College

Please email personnel@combertonvc.org to arrange a visit to the school

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