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  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    5 June 2023 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    10 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: We have a choice of contracts available: 27.5hrs per week, 9.05am - 3.05pm, Mon to Fri. OR 30 hours per week, 8.45am - 3.15pm, Mon - Fri. OR 32.5 hours per week, 8.45am - 3.15pm Mon, Wed & Fri, 8.45am - 4.30pm Tue & Thu.

Contract type


Pay scale

Scale 1, point 2 (full salary info on Crinkle Recruitment website)

Additional allowances

Special Schools Allowance

What skills and experience we're looking for

Applicants should have:

  • A sound knowledge of Literacy and Numeracy (assessed at interview, see below for further details)
  • A desire for with working with students with moderate and complex learning difficulties
  • Previous experience is desirable although consideration will be given to applicants with relevant skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Enthusiasm for supporting children and their learning
  • The ability to work well on your own and as part of a team
  • A positive attitude and sense of humour
  • A willingness to learn new skills
  • A willingness to undertake personal care of pupils
  • The successful applicant must have a high standard of written and spoken English
  • Applicants who are willing to have training to drive the school minibus are especially welcome

What the school offers its staff

Meadow High School is a special needs school, which provides education for secondary aged students aged 11-19 years with moderate and complex needs including challenging behaviour and autism. The post involves working alongside teachers, supporting pupils' learning environment and personal care. Energy, fitness and enthusiasm to work with these pupils is required. Induction and training including First Aid and Team Teach, will be given for this rewarding job, which offers the chance to progress. The school has received a good OFSTED report for the quality of the teaching, please see our website for the outcomes of our anonymous workplace survey 2019.

Commitment to safeguarding

Meadow High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to an enhanced DBS check, satisfactory references and other pre-employment checks.

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About Meadow High School

School type
Special school, ages 11 to 19
School size
254 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19

Meadow High School is an exciting environment for professionals looking to develop and/or apply their skills, knowledge and experience. We are a multicultural school that embraces diversity in all its forms. We are committed to sourcing and providing excellent CPD and to looking after staff's wellbeing. Please take a look at our website to find out more about us.

School location

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