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  • Start date details

    December 2023

  • Closing date

    1 December 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    9 November 2023

Job details

Visa sponsorship

No, visa sponsorship not available

Working pattern

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£20,812.00 - £21,575.00 Annually (FTE) Actual £14756 - pay award pending.

Teaching Assistant job summary

Teaching Assistant  

Salary: Grade 2 point 3-5 (£20,812 - £21,575 pro rata) Actual £14,756  
30.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (term time plus PD days)  
Start Date: ASAP – December 2023  

Are you looking for a role that gives you the opportunity to make a difference? Do you have experience working with children or relevant applicable skills? If so, we would love to hear from you.  

We are expanding our Teaching Assistant Team and are looking for child centred individuals who can support learning within classrooms, work one to one with targeted students and run interventions to help learners with special educational needs to thrive. We are looking for team players who have energy, enthusiasm and a caring and calm manner. This is the perfect place for a passionate teaching assistant to bring new, fresh ideas and help transform the opportunities for the local community. You will be working with students who have a broad range of academic, social, emotional and mental health needs and will ideally have the skills to promote inclusion and participation beyond the school environment.  

At Ormiston Denes we place high value on staff development. We welcome applications from experienced teaching assistants but also for those seeking new opportunities who could benefit from taking part in an apprenticeship.   

Part-time and full time term-time opportunities are available. There may also be opportunities for suitable candidates to work at a higher level. Please do get in touch in advance to discuss an application.  

If you are looking to work in a vibrant academy which expects high standards from students, places a high value on the professional development of its staff, and feel you have the qualities to meet the demands of this rewarding position then we wish to hear from you.   

We are looking for an individual who:

·        Enjoys working with young people.

·        Is resilient.

·        Has high expectations and is a good team player.

·        Is self-motivating and able to encourage others.

·        Is keen and determined to help students overcome the barriers to learning they face on a daily basis, including inclusion support.  

In return Ormiston Denes Academy will offer you:

·        An innovative learning community, constantly aiming for high standards.  

·        A supportive, welcoming community of professionals.

·        Development and collaboration opportunities, throughout the Ormiston network.  

For further details, an informal discussion with Sarah Read, Assistant Principal or to make arrangements to visit the academy, please contact Hr@ormistondenes.co.uk or tel. 01502 574474.   


Commitment to safeguarding

Ormiston Academies Trust is committed to safeguarding children and young people and we expect everyone who works in our academy to share this commitment.

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About Ormiston Denes Academy

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
753 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16

Working in partnership with Ormiston Academies Trust, our vision is for all young people to have the highest academic, social and practical skills to allow them to lead a fulfilling life. Come and join the fastest improving school in Lowestoft.

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