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  • Job start date

    15 April 2024

  • Closing date

    23 February 2024 at 3pm

  • Date listed

    6 February 2024

Job details

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Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£23,500 to £24,702

What skills and experience we're looking for

3 Teaching Assistants Required from 15 April 2024 (or as soon as possible after this date). The Governors are seeking to appoint highly motivated, committed and experienced Teaching Assistants who will play a key role in providing support for pupils with special educational needs. The successful candidate will support the Class Teacher in the teaching and welfare of pupils.

There are 3 posts:

2 x 32.5 hours per week (Monday-Friday)

1 x 6.5 hours per week (Monday)

Please state on the application form which posts you are applying for.

We are looking for candidates who:

  • Have experience in caring for children with special educational needs
  • Demonstrate excellent behaviour management skills
  • Can work as a part of a team, learning with and from other colleagues
  • Enjoy working independently and with initiative
  • Can work effectively with children either individually or in small groups to enable them to achieve their best
  • Are highly organised and has good time management skills
  • Are flexible, proactive and resourceful
  • Demonstrate good English and Mathematics skills (GCSE Grade 9-4 (old grade A-C) or equivalent/higher)
  • Have excellent communication skills, both oral and written Understands confidentiality and safeguarding procedures

Application forms and further details are attached and completed application forms should be returned to Durham Trinity School & Sports College, Dunholme Close, Aykley Heads, Durham, DH1 5WB.

An enhanced DBS check and pre-occupational health check are an essential part of the selection and recruitment process.

Only fully completed Durham County Council Support Staff Application forms will be accepted and must be returned by 5.00pm on Friday 23 February 2024.

What the school offers its staff

Durham County Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We want to develop a more diverse workforce and we positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Applicants with disabilities will be invited for interview if the essential job criteria are met.

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About Durham Trinity School & Sports College

School type
Special school, ages 2 to 19
School size
227 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 19

Generic all-age Local Authority Maintained Special School

School location

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