4 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    6 October 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    14 September 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

TA: £22,457 - £23,453 FTE (£19,401 - £20,262 Pro Rata) ; HLTA: £26,305 - £27,738 FTE (£22,726 - £23,964 Pro Rata)

Pay scale


What skills and experience we're looking for

  • The Turing School
  • TA: £22,457 - £23,453 FTE (£19,401 - £20,262 Pro Rata) – SAT B
  • HLTA: £26,305 - £27,738 FTE (£22,726 - £23,964 Pro Rata) –SAT D
  • Term time plus 5 staff development days.
  • 37 hours per week.
  • TA (SAT B) or HLTA (SAT D) position

The Turing School has an opportunity to appoint a Teaching Assistant or a HLTA to work with class teachers to support teaching and learning. The successful candidate will help to providing general assistance to pupils under the direction, guidance and direct supervision of the classroom teacher.

Key duties include:

  • Working with individuals or small groups of pupils in the classroom under the supervision of teaching staff;
  • Supporting pupils in their learning and with their emotional well-being;
  • Supporting the teacher in behaviour management and keeping pupils on task;
  • Prepare and clear up learning environments and resources.

The Successful candidate will need to have:

  • English, Maths and Science G.C.S.E grade C or above, or significant relevant experience;
  • Evidence of working with children in a similar environment;
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing;
  • A willingness to learn.

Full details of the requirements of the post can be found in the accompanying recruitment pack. Details are also available to download from our website www.theturingschool.org.uk

What the school offers its staff

The Turing School is at its heart, a community school. We pride ourselves on knowing all of our students and families, and we work together to support and develop our young people into becoming successful, confident and happy young adults. With the right support and guidance, secondary school can be an exciting experience for young people that will equip them with the skills, abilities and qualities to succeed in life.

Join us to benefit from:

  • Local Government Pension Scheme – with a generous employer contribution;
  • Employee Assistance Programme – Wellbeing and advice;
  • Ride to Work Scheme;
  • Eye test reimbursement;
  • Employee Referral Recruitment Incentive.

We thank you for your interest. If you would like to know more about our school please visit our website: https://www.theturingschool.org.uk/

Further details about the role

If you are interested in this post, please contact Gemma Sorrell-Fleet, Office Manager for an informal discussion. gemma.sorrellfleet@swale.at and 01323 465700

Completed applications should be sent to Gemma Sorrell-Fleet, Office Manager, gemma.sorrellfleet@swale.at or by post to The Turing School, Larkspur Dr, Eastbourne BN23 8EJ. Please note, we cannot accept CVs.

If you experience any difficulty in completing the application form, please contact recruitment@swale.at or 01795 426091 (option 2)

In accordance with current GDPR compliance we will not keep any details / application forms on file once the position is filled.

Interview Date: w/c 9th October 2023

Swale Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is exempt from ROA and will require an enhanced DBS disclosure.

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to gemma.sorrellfleet@swale.at

Skilled worker visa sponsorship is not available for this job.
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If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

About The Turing School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
636 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01323 465700

Arranging a visit to The Turing School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email gemma.sorrellfleet@swale.at.

School location

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