This job expired on 30 September 2021

  • Expected start date

    As soon as possible

  • Application deadline

    30 September 2021 at 12:00pm

  • Date listed

    16 September 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Term time
Full time 32.5 hours per week 8.05am - 3.05pm (to include 30 minute unpaid lunch break)
Contract type
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
Grade 3 (Points 5 - 6) £19,842.94 - £20,239.90
Actual salary
Actual salary approx. £14,571 - £15,197

Job summary

This post would suit someone looking to develop expertise working with children with SEND or working towards a career in teaching.

We are delighted to offer this exciting opportunity for an inspirational, enthusiastic and engaging Teaching Assistant to join our supportive and successful team.

We are seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant in a varied role that may include providing individual support for a pupil with additional learning needs as well as working with small groups of children or individuals, under the direction of teaching staff, to ensure all pupils make excellent progress and reach their full potential.

The successful candidate will need to have:

- high expectations of what children can achieve
- experience of working with children in the secondary range
- flexibility and creativity
- resilience, and can pick themselves up when things don’t go to plan
- a passion for and experience of working with children with emotional difficulties

In addition, you will:

- have lots of energy and patience
- demonstrate good communication skills
- have a positive, hardworking attitude
- be able to work effectively within a committed team

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Supporting documents

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School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
School size
842 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Contact email

About Kibworth Mead Academy

Kibworth Mead Academy is an 11-16 school based in a rural village setting in South Leicestershire with 865 pupils on roll. The school upholds its traditional values at it's core, but senior leaders have a progressive and forward thinking mind-set.

Arranging a visit to Kibworth Mead Academy

If you would like to visit the school, please call the main office on 0116 2792238 or email

School location

Smeeton Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE8 0LG

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