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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    4 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£15,033.00 - £15,277.00 Annually (Actual) H3 pro rata, actual annual salary based on 27.5 hours per week, term time only (38 weeks). Full time salary range £24,189 - £24,582.

Teaching Assistant job summary

Up to 27.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday (8:50am - 3:05pm), term time only (38 weeks)

Salary: H3 pro rata, FTE annual salary £24,189 - £24,582

Actual salary: £15,033 - £15,277

Start date: September 2024

We are seeking to appoint enthusiastic and dedicated Teaching Assistants (TAs) to join our warm and welcoming Learning Support Faculty. Every member of the Learning Support Department supports a range of students with various special educational needs, building relationships founded on mutual respect. Our large team currently consists of 9 TAs, 4 Senior TAs, an Assistant SENDCO, and SENDCO. We ensure that each team member has the opportunity to play to their strengths, whether in a preferred subject, offering 1:1 support outside of the classroom, or in an area of expertise related to a particular category of special educational need. We support and encourage TAs to pursue training in any area of SEND they are interested in and passionate about, while also supporting the career aspirations of those who are part of our department.

The successful candidate will:

  • have professional integrity
  • have excellent attention to detail
  • have the ability to work well within a team
  • be dedicated to support the teaching and learning of students
  • promote Sandringham’s ethos and values

Sandringham School is committed to ensuring inclusion, diversity and equality of opportunity. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates and encourage those from underrepresented groups, and/or with protected characteristics, to apply.

Sandringham School is part of the Alban Academies Trust (AAT). The school leads the Alban Teaching School Hub and is also a designated Computing Hub. In joining Sandringham School, you will also be joining the AAT. The Trust is a close community of seven schools within Hertfordshire, three of which are Secondary schools and four are Primary schools. As part of the AAT we are able to maximise the opportunities for personal, professional and career development. To learn more about the Trust please visit https://albanacademiestrust.org.uk/

Application deadline: 9am on Monday, 17th June 2024

Prospective candidates are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible as the school reserves the right to close the advert should we feel able to appoint an appropriate candidate.

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 Sandringham School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1767 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Sandringham is a co-educational academy school, based in St. Albans, Hertfordshire. Sandringham is a non-selective school with over 1600 students, including nearly 450 in the thriving sixth form. Our aim is simple – to be 'World Class' where our students receive the best education possible in a state school.

We believe that every child can succeed in life if challenged and inspired appropriately. A strong academic curriculum supported by outstanding extra-curricular provision helps Sandringham students develop as individuals with the necessary skills to be successful in adult life. Our ethos is summed up by our motto: 'Everybody can be somebody'

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