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  • Start date details

    ASAP following pre-employment checks

  • Closing date

    2 November 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    21 September 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

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

Working pattern

Part time: 7.5hrs/wk, Monday - Friday, Term-time +5 days (195 days/year)

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£20,812 - £21,575

Actual salary


What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for daily lunchtime hours 11:55am - 1:25pm. However, this is can be a development post in order to learn the skills required to progress onto further Teaching Assistant qualifications and levels.

Many of our pupils have complex medical needs as well as learning and/or communication difficulties. You will be expected to work across the school individually with pupils and/or with groups in classes. The pupils require high levels of adult support not only to access the school curriculum but also with personal care routines.


  • Attends to the pupils’ personal needs, and implement related personal programmes, including social, health, physical, hygiene, first aid and welfare matters
  • Prepares classroom as directed for lessons and clear afterwards and assists with the display of pupils’ work
  • Encourages pupils to interact with others and engage in activities led by the teacher
  • Supports the teacher in managing pupil behaviour, reporting difficulties as appropriate
  • Be aware of pupil problems/progress/achievements and report to the teacher as agreed


  • Experience in working with or caring for children of relevant age
  • Ability to support pupils learning consistently whilst recognising and responding to their individual needs.
  • Work constructively as part of a team, understanding classroom roles and responsibilities and your own position within these
  • If you believe in the children in Hull, are passionate about our community and truly want to make a difference then we would love to hear from you.

What the school offers its staff

Work forHumber Education Trust .... We value our employees.

The following benefits are available to employees within our academies:


  • Competitive Salary
  • Teacher’s Pension & Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Occupational Sick Pay
  • Occupational Health Referrals & Counselling

Family Friendly

  • Maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Parental and dependent care leave
  • Flexible working
  • Childcare vouchers (applicable if already enrolled pre October 2018)

Employee Benefits- Permanent & Fixed Term Contracted Employees

  • 20% Discounted Gym Membership - Hull City Council Leisure
  • Display Screen User Eye Tests

Professional Development

  • Continuous Professional Development for All Staff
  • Access to Middle and Senior Leadership Courses
  • Supportive staff, committed to improvement, who will work with you to achieve your goals

The opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of our students


  • Commitment to securing the very best provision and outcomes for all children.
  • A Trust with expertise in every area of the curriculum, both in primary and special settings, through our Teaching & Learning Ambassadors and peer networks.
  • Outstanding individually tailored continual professional development for staff at all levels.
  • Staff who feel valued and supported in their roles.
  • A caring and safe environment where we recognise the diverse needs of our community, ensuring our young people from all backgrounds thrive.
  • Ethical working with mutual respect and collaboration.

Commitment to safeguarding

Humber Education Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We particularly welcome applications from underrepresented groups including ethnicity, gender, transgender, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion.

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About Tweendykes School

School type
Academy, ages 3 to 19
School size
166 pupils enrolled
Age range
3 to 19
Phone number

Tweendykes School is a community special school and sixth-form for pupils with severe learning difficulties, autism and complex needs between the ages of 3-19. They are based in a new building, co-located with Winifred Holtby secondary school, and have up to 165 places. Tweendykes School is Ofsted rated ‘Outstanding’ and is National Autistic Society accredited. It runs outreach services and training for a wide range of schools and partners. At the heart of its ethos is the belief that every child can reach their potential with the right support. Tweendykes School converted to academy status in May 2013 and joined Humber Education Trust in June 2019.

Arranging a visit to Tweendykes School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email sbm@tweendykes.het.academy.

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