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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    3 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    24 November 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: 32.5 hours pw - TTO

Contract type


Pay scale

FET Range D / £17,485 - £18.998pa (actual) - £22,829 - £24,805 (FTE)

Additional allowances

sen allowance

What skills and experience we're looking for

The successful candidates will:

  • Have previous teaching experience and skills of working with children in KS2, KS3 or KS4
  • Have experience of working with children in SEND settings
  • Have experience of working with children with Autism

What the school offers its staff

Forward Education Trust is committed to providing continuous professional development for all staff and encourage a supportive, motivating, and engaging working environment in all of our Schools.

Employee Value Proposition

  • Teacher Pension or Local Government Pension – Employer Contribution
  • Employee Questionnaire – regular consultation and engagement
  • Improved performance and management – including appraisal and development
  • Personal and professional learning and development – including FLICK learning
  • Staff recognition – e-cards
  • Staff recognition – awards throughout the year and at a conference
  • FET HUB – information all in one place
  • Salary sacrifice – Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Easy purchase scheme – Smart Tech with Currys (salary deduction)
  • Access to discounts from Reward Gateway and MYPerks
  • Mental Health First Aiders
  • Paid for Health Cash Plan (dependent on children included – can add your spouse/partner at your cost)
  • Access to the Thrive App – to support mental health and well being
  • Enhanced Employee Assistance Programme – free, confidential advice
  • Occupational Health Service
  • Policies to support positive health and well-being: Family Friendly Working, Special Leave of Absence, Flexible Working, Menopause

There’s more we’d like to do – we encourage and welcome ideas.

A commitment to develop new ideas to show to our staff that they are our most important asset and we really value what every staff colleague does for our children

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.

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.

Apply for the job by following the link below

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About The Heights Academy

School type
Free School, ages 7 to 16
School size
Up to 116 pupils
Age range
7 to 16
Email address

Arranging a visit to The Heights Academy

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email recruitment@fet.ac.

School location

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