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  • Start date details

    September 2023

  • Closing date

    5 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    22 May 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Full time: 37 hours per week, working term time: 38 weeks + 1 additional week

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£21,024 - £21,968

Pay scale

SCP 3-6

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to join our team, to work under the direction of the lead teaching staff to assist in the development and delivery of individual interventions for students both within and outside of group teaching, ensuring that all students are able to access their education effectively. In addition, alongside key staff you will understand the students' academic, SaLT and emotional literacy levels, highlight areas of needs and track and monitor effectiveness of interventions.

What the school offers its staff

Lighthouse School - Staff Benefits

  • Free milk, tea and coffee;
  • Free on-site parking;
  • Pension scheme membership;
  • Enhanced school sick pay;
  • Free Flu vaccines;
  • Weekly parking raffle - allocated space near the entrance
  • Weekly staff shout outs;
  • Awards for demonstrating the school values;
  • Free eye tests for VDU users;
  • Free breakfast on training days
  • Secret Buddy Scheme
  • Teacher discounts - all staff - offering discounts and online offers at major high street/online retailers.
  • Anonymous staff feedback survey;
  • Refurbished staff room and garden;
  • Close to countryside/ woodland area
  • HR open door policy
  • Leave of Absence - enhanced on local authority entitlements;

Health and Wellbeing Services

  • Wellbeing early finishes;
  • Wellbeing initiatives on several training days
  • Free 24/7 confidential counselling service;
  • Free mental health services
  • Mental Health First Aiders
  • Free physiotherapy/MSK services following a GP referral;
  • Free Nurse support for those suffering from:Bereavement of a close relative, Cancer, Cardiac conditions, Stroke, COVID 19, Menopause, Medical trauma - i.e.; PTSD/ heart attacks, Other life limiting or changing conditions
  • Stressing Coaching
  • Long COVID support;
  • 24/7 GP service;
  • Occupational Health Support;

Commitment to safeguarding

Lighthouse School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All newly appointed staff who have lived or travelled overseas for 12 months or more in the past 10 years will be required to undertake an overseas check as part of our pre-employment checks. Information can be found on the government website at

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About Lighthouse School Leeds

School type
Free School, ages 11 to 19
School size
81 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Phone number
0113 457 0605

Lighthouse School in Leeds is a completely unique secondary school. In fact, we are the first of our kind in the country – a specialist free school. We focus on a ‘destination-led’ approach for our students, who all have a diagnosis of autism (ASC). Our journey so far has been amazing and we are immensely proud of what our students have achieved. We are a ‘Good’ school with aspirations to be ‘Outstanding’ in the near future.

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