20 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    31 December 2023 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    21 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Actual salary

£23,114, pro rata salary: £17,631

Pay scale

Grade 3, SCP 4

What skills and experience we're looking for

A successful teaching assistant in a school setting should embody a blend of patience, adaptability and strong communication skills. This role demands an individual who can provide valuable support to both teachers and students. Patience is crucial when working with diverse learning styles and abilities, allowing the teaching assistant to offer tailored assistance to each student. Adaptability comes into play as the role often involves multitasking and adjusting to the dynamic nature of a classroom environment. Effective communication skills are essential for collaborating with teachers, understanding instructional goals and fostering positive interactions with students. A teaching assistant who is approachable, empathetic, and dedicated to the educational journey of every student contributes significantly to the overall success of the learning environment.

What the school offers its staff

We can offer you:

  • A friendly school community with delightful students and supportive parents
  • A unified and collaborative staff team
  • Excellent professional development opportunities
  • Free on-site parking
  • Pension contributions at 26.2% of gross pay
  • Staff room facilities
  • An incredible site with acres of land which includes grass pitches and woodland areas
  • Shared access to a multi-use astro turf pitch

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 complete the online application.

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About Leek High School

School type
Academy, ages 13 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
317 pupils enrolled
Age range
13 to 18
Email address
Phone number
01538 225050

The Talentum Learning Trust, consisting of eight schools including Churnet View Middle School, Leek High School and Westwood College, is set in the beautiful surroundings of the Staffordshire Moorlands. Leek High School is a well-established and successful 13-19 secondary school and shares a joint sixth form with Leek High School.

Arranging a visit to Leek High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email teades@ttlt.org.uk.

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