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  • Start date details

    January 2023

  • Closing date

    31 December 2022 at 11:59pm

  • Date listed

    1 December 2022

Job details

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

  • View all Full timejobs - 36 hours worked Monday - Friday. 38 weeks term time plus Inset days. Hours of work 8am - 4pm

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£19,460 - £20,929

What skills and experience we're looking for

  • Please see Job description

What the school offers its staff

The Greenshaw Learning Trust (GLT) provides an effective structure for schools to achieve real benefits from school to-school collaboration, and a culture of trust and openness that promotes honest and transparent dialogue and mutual support.

At the heart of the Trust is proven school improvement advice and guidance – with regular meetings with school leaders, input from specialist primary and secondary experts and staff training and development in all our schools.

Each school’s local governing body receives support and advice to ensure that they can contribute effectively to the governance and leadership of their school, including tailored guidance to chairs and clerks and governor training.

GLT is committed to meeting the needs of every student – our schools offer a wide range of special needs provision and across the Trust we have extensive expertise in behaviour, attendance, family liaison and therapies to support students and their teachers.

Mission Statement

  • We are ambitious for our schools and their students. We believe that there is no ceiling on what can be achieved by anyone, regardless of their circumstances or background.
  • We are committed to providing a supportive and inclusive learning environment, giving every young person the opportunity to fulfil their potential now, and in the future.
  • We seek to realise the power of individuals and organisations working together in collaboration whilst retaining their individuality, and we recognise that we can always improve.

Greenshaw Learning Trust Employee Benefits

The Greenshaw Learning Trust recognises that our employees are our most important asset and we are aware that

the quality and commitment of our employees is critical to our success. We offer all our employees the following

staff benefits:

  • Excellent CPD opportunities and career progression.
  • Employer Contributions to Teachers Pension Scheme.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Gym membership scheme.
  • Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Eye Care Voucher scheme.

Further details about the role

Job Purpose

Teaching Assistants provide valuable support to teaching staff and are able to make a significant contribution to the education and well-being of pupils.

This job description is not exhaustive and serves only to highlight the main requirements of the post holder. The line manager may stipulate other reasonable requirements. The job description will be reviewed regularly and may be subject to change.

The post holder will work flexibly throughout all Key Stages of the Secondary Phase

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Under the direction of the school’s SENDCO work alongside members of the Learning Support Team;

To support students with learning, physical, medical, emotional and behavioural difficulties to access the curriculum, make appropriate progress and develop appropriate classroom behaviour

To actively promote and contribute to the academy ethos and values

To support teachers in facilitating and encouraging learning, which enables students to achieve high standards and to become independent learners

To contribute to the evaluation of the school’s SEND Policy and Inclusion Policy and practice through discussions with relevant staff

To attend appropriate in-service training provided by the school or local authority

To attend school team meetings and meetings with external agencies as required and to prepare reports for these meetings, if required

Commitment to safeguarding

Five Acres High School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people therefore this appointment will be subject to vetting, including an enhanced DBS disclosure.

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About Five Acres High School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 16
Education phase
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School size
737 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 16
Phone number
01594 738405

Arranging a visit to Five Acres High School

To arrange a visit and increase the chance of a successful application email dpearse@5acreshighschool.co.uk.

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