Teaching Assistant

Comberton Village College, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB23 7DU

7 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    12 December 2022 at 9am

  • Date listed

    15 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type

Fixed term - As soon as possible until the end of the autumn term 2023

Full-time equivalent salary

FTE salary: £20,812 - £21,189 (52 weeks)

Actual salary

13,423.12pa - 25 hours worked, 38 weeks per year and includes holiday pay

Pay scale

Scale TA1b – Scale Range 3-4

What skills and experience we're looking for

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.


What the school offers its staff

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.

Further details about the role

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

How to apply:

Please complete and return the Support Staff Application form. 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 The Cabin, The Centre, KS3 or KS4 Support or Sixth Form and your relevant track record that confirms you could fulfil the expectations of the role

Applications should be submitted to: HR Assistant on personnel@combertonvc.org as soon as possible but no later than 9.00am on Monday 28th November 2022. Interviews will be held soon after.

Please note that we do not accept applications by CV. The Cam Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, barred list check and a medical questionnaire.


Commitment to safeguarding

The Cam Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, barred list check and a medical questionnaire.

Applying for the job

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to personnel@combertonvc.org

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About Comberton Village College

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
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School size
1940 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01223262503

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

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email personnel@combertonvc.org.

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