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  • Start date details

    As soon as possible

  • Closing date

    13 June 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    26 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

Contract type


Actual salary

£16,449.31 - £17,367.58

What skills and experience we're looking for

We offer our students a wide and varied curriculum experience, both within the school grounds and also the local area, and are always looking at enrichment options; so if you have skills, interests, or an area of knowledge that inspires you, we’d love to work with your enthusiasm to engage the learning of others.

For an informal discussion, or to arrange a visit to Longspee Secondary, please get in contact – we have much to celebrate.

Thank you for your interest in the position, and we look forward to hearing from you.

What the school offers its staff

Longspee Secondary is a Specialist Provision for Autistic young people, some of whom may have associated SEMH needs. We offer a rich and high-quality learning experience for our students, with a relentless and positive focus upon Happy, Safe, Progress to help ensure that our students can build and achieve a successful adult life.

To happily thrive in the role of a Teaching Assistant, you will be resourceful and creative, highly resilient and able to work well as a member of a high-quality team. You will also be able to relate well with others, demonstrate highly developed interpersonal and communication skills, and have a good sense of positive humour. In addition, you will be able to demonstrate an understanding that success at Longspee Secondary is achieved by developing the excellence and independence of others, with a mindset of growth, consistency and excellence.

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 Longspee Academy

School type
Academy, ages 5 to 16
School size
108 pupils enrolled
Age range
5 to 16

School location

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