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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    21 March 2024 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    19 January 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£17,924.00 - £18,220.00 Annually (Actual) Based on 33.5 hours per week

Teaching Assistant (Primary and Secondary positions available) job summary


BASED AT: Etonbury Academy

SALARY/GRADE RANGE: NJC Scale 2A pt 3-4. (Actual £17,924 to £18220 based on 33.5 hours)



HOURS: Flexible hours up to 33.75 hours per week, term-time only (to include 5 designated staff training days)


Etonbury Academy is an extended secondary school with over 1100 pupils, located on the edge of the town of Arlesey, close to the Bedfordshire/Hertfordshire border and excellent train links to london. We provide a broad and extensive curriculum for children aged 9 to 18 years, including Sixth Form. We were delighted to achieve the best results in Central Bedfordshire this year.

In our most recent Ofsted report (February 2020), we were judged as Good by inspectors – we were also recognised as a UK Top 100 Performing and Improving School by independent report Government Initiatives IQ.

We are a local school with a global outlook, preparing young people for the future. Our facilities, resources and specialist teaching are second-to-none. So, too, is our commitment to pastoral care.

This is a place where every child is safe, secure and supported. Every single member of our learning community – students, staff and parents – are part of our success story.

Our younger students join us in Year 5 at Etonbury Juniors, and move up to our secondary school in Year 7. With separate buildings for junior and secondary, we provide a nurturing environment for all pupils to receive an excellent Etonbury Experience. We know our children, and together we make Etonbury Academy a school to be proud of.

We provide professional development for aspirational staff and access the teaching school, colleges and Apprenticeship Levy to make this happen. Our proven track record gives you every reason to consider Etonbury as the right school for you.

We welcome visits to our school prior to the application, please contact Amy Bowles on 01462 730391 or abowles @bestacademies.org.uk to arrange.

Bedfordshire Schools Trust (BEST)

The Bedfordshire Schools Trust (BEST) is a multi-academy trust providing exceptional education across our community of 12 schools and five nurseries. Since forming in 2016, we have grown significantly into one of the largest single employers in Central Bedfordshire. We now educate more than 5,000 children across the area, from nursery age to advanced level study, and have over 700 members of staff.

Applicants must be willing to undertake a DBS clearance and the Academy must receive two satisfactory references before the successful candidate can commence employment.

Applications may be made online via MyNewTerm. A Word application form can also be downloaded directly from our website.


We are committed to the safeguarding and promotion of children's welfare and offers of employment are subject to DBS clearance and satisfactory references.

Strictly no agencies.

*This vacancy may close early for the right candidate

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 Etonbury Academy

School type
Academy, ages 9 to 19
Education phase
View all Middlejobs
School size
991 pupils enrolled
Age range
9 to 19

School location

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