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  • Job start date

    1 September 2024

  • Closing date

    20 May 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    8 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5


Biology, Chemistry, Physics

Working pattern

Full time, term time: 35 hours per week, 39 week per year

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£29,412 - £30,771

Pay scale

Scale 4 sp7-10

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking for a Teaching Assistant, Science to join our committed team in the Faculty of Learning.

In addition to your Science specialism, key requirements are:

  • a passion for supporting SEND including emotional, social and mental health needs and second language learners
  • the ability to build positive relationships with young people
  • an ability to adhere to the school behaviourpolicy
  • a sensitive, caring and patient approach
  • the ability to work collaboratively within a team
  • a firm commitment to ensuring that regardless of gender, ethnicity or religion students achieve to the best of their ability
  • familiarity with special educational needs, neuro-diversity or disability, either personally or through someone close to you, would also be a real advantage.

What the school offers its staff

We expect hard work, skill and dedication, and in return will provide a supportive, flexible working environment, first class training opportunities and a comprehensive benefits package:

  • Generous pension
  • Occupational maternity and adoption pay subject to eligibility
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free access to gym facilities
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Travelcard loan scheme.

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 The City Academy, Hackney

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 19
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1138 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 19
Phone number
020 8525 5440

At The City Academy, Hackney, we are dedicated to providing all the students in our community with the best possible educational opportunities. We believe excellence is achieved through three key ingredients: clear structures, high expectations and strong relationships. Our outstanding curriculum is built around 'The City Experience' which places equal value on academic, creative, sporting, linguistic and personal development.

We pride ourselves on being a school which offers young people a warm and supportive environment, enabling them to meet our very high expectations. Our inspirational staff are skilled and committed and we are generously supported by The City of London Academies Trust. As a result of this, our students make exceptional progress.

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