This job expired on 29 November 2023 – see similar jobs

  • Job start date

    3 January 2024

  • Closing date

    29 November 2023 at 9am

  • Date listed

    20 November 2023

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£20,765.75 to £21,872.48

Teaching Assistant - Speech and Language job summary

Are you an excellent Teaching Assistant, with a passion for speech and language, looking to make a difference?

Are you committed to improving outcomes for all children?

City Academy Whitehawk is a “Good” school with an “Outstanding” Early Years. We are looking for a highly effective, dynamic and resilient Teaching Assistant with specialist responsibility for speech and language. The successful candidate will need to be a good team player and be able to work with the flexibility that a busy school environment demands. This role will involve a variety of duties from working in small groups, with individual children and cover teaching whole classes when the teacher is not available. In return, we can provide you with:

  • A proven ‘teaching and learning’ model to support you to teach at your best.
  • Respectful, polite and engaged children who greatly value their school and learning.
  • A proven record of exceptional welfare and pastoral support.
  • Excellent Professional Development opportunities.
  • Bespoke career progression opportunities for colleagues demonstrating practice that is consistently worthy of emulation.
  •  A spacious, well equipped and well-resourced learning environment.
  • Energetic, skilled and supportive colleagues.
  • A skilled and committed SLT, and a team of staff, who are devoted to improving outcomes for all children and all staff.
  • A culture of support and collaboration through our established and effective sponsor, Aurora Academies Trust.

If you would like further information regarding the job and our school please contact Nikki White, our Business Administrator, who will organise for you to speak with our Headteacher Thomas McMorrin.  Nikki can be contacted on 01273 681377 or via e-mail at cawfinance@auroraacademies.org

Closing date for applications – 9am Wednesday 29th November 2023 – Interviews Tuesday 5th December 2023

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 City Academy Whitehawk

School type
Academy, ages 2 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
387 pupils enrolled
Age range
2 to 11

City Academy Whitehawk is a “Good” school with an “Outstanding” Early Years. We are a two form entry school for children aged 4 to 11 years. In addition, our school has a nursery class for children aged 3 to 4 years.

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