30 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    25 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    24 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£23,114.00 - £23,500.00 Annually (FTE) Actual Salary £15,713.68 - £15,976.09 (Monday to Friday 08:30am - 15:00pm)

Teaching Assistant job summary

The role will involve supporting students with SEND across the curriculum at both Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4.

The work would mostly be in the classroom supporting students in lessons led by the subject teacher but could also involve working with a student or small group of students in the Learning Support Base on a programme agreed by the Head of Learning Support.

The successful applicant will need to be adaptable, be prepared to work with students with emotional as well as learning difficulties and be able to work effectively within a team.

Benefits of working at Larkmead include:

  • Full support for your professional development and future training needs
  • A commitment to recognise previous, continuous service.
  • A generous holiday allowance which rises as you remain in employment.
  • A commitment to offer flexible working whenever we can and to support the work life balance of our employees
  • A 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme.
  • A Cycle to Work Scheme.

If you are keen to be part of a school with clear, positive values and which adds positive value to our students and staff then we look forward to meeting you.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Rich Evans on 01235 520141

Larkmead School is a member of the Vale Academy Trust. The Trust and its schools are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment. All post holders in regulated activity are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service Enhanced check. Shortlisted candidates will be subject to online searches for publicly available information.

All staff will be expected to promote fundamental British values as part of a school that values diversity and individuality, exemplified in our values of ‘one community, individual minds, creating futures. King Alfred's Academy is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from a range of backgrounds to represent diversity in line with our schools’ community.

Commitment to safeguarding

At Larkmead safeguarding and student welfare is of paramount importance and to that end we will always put the physical and mental wellbeing of students first.

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About Larkmead School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
866 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Larkmead is a happy, ambitious and vibrant school packed full of energy, opportunity and choice. Great teaching and learning across the school are supported by our culture of research and collaboration. Each student gets the very best experience to enable them to achieve their ambitions. Our pastoral care provides compassion, security and confidence, nurturing students to be happy, to develop and to thrive. The Larkmead Promise sets out our vision, ethos and ambitions for students and staff.

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