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  • Closing date

    19 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    6 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teacher

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Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£23,114.00 - £23,893.00 Annually (FTE)

Teaching Assistant - Level 2 job summary

Level 2 Teaching Assistant 

Hours: 36 hours per week; 38 weeks plus 5 training days 

About this Role

We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed Permanent Teaching Assistant to join our small, supportive team.

If you would like to make a difference to vulnerable children and their families and develop your professional skills, we would like to hear from you.

We are a small, friendly special school in Moulton with an intake of 35 children who have social, emotional and mental health and other complex needs. We take children from all over the county but predominantly Northampton and the south. Our aim is to provide a warm, nurturing environment with a family atmosphere. We have small classes of seven children with one teacher and a minimum of two teaching assistants per class. 

You will be someone who has experience of working with primary aged children and with children with special educational needs. You will want to support each child in a holistic way, learning and understanding about the whole child and their circumstances in order to build a positive relationship and provide individualised support. A sense of humour also helps!

Teaching Assistants are a very important part of our staff team and have their own Forum within school. You will be assigned a mentor and induction and training will be provided. 

The role is full time, 36 hours per week, term time plus training days.  

The role will entail working with a dedicated team to support the learning and teaching across the curriculum, ensuring the development of key functional skills of students with a wide range of learning needs. 

Kings Meadow School is a day, community, special school for primary aged pupils, who have severe social, emotional and mental health difficulties. Candidates with suitable experience, motivation and commitment have the opportunity to apply for the role. 

Are you: 

Positive and passionate about working with students with social, emotional and mental health difficulties

A team player who can work as part of the multi-disciplinary team 

A reflective practitioner 

Able to motivate and lead by example 

If you are, then we can offer: 

A nurturing group of staff, who are committed to achieving high standards for our pupils

A strong ethos and collaborative working 

Dedicated teaching assistants and pastoral support 

A rigorous induction programme 

Opportunities for quality professional development 

A holistic consultative approach to each young person 

Well-being package including advice, support, and guidance

An employee benefit and reward platform via Perkbox! 

We adhere to Safer Recruitment in Education processes and applicants will need to complete an application form for this role.  

 If you would like to find out more about Kings Meadow School, please contact recruitment at -  recruitment@creatingtomorrowtrust.co.uk 

Closing date : Tuesday 19th June 2024 @ midday

Interviews held: Tuesday 25th June 2024

Creating Tomorrow Multi Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding children, promoting the welfare of all students, and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Enhanced clearance from the Disclosure and Barring Service will be undertaken for the successful candidates. 

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Kings Meadow School

School type
Special school, ages 5 to 11
School size
40 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 11

SEN Primary - SEMH

School location

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