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  • Closing date

    3 June 2024 at 12:59am

  • Date listed

    16 May 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Teaching Assistant, Learning Support Assistant

Working pattern

Full time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£22,320.00 - £28,594.00 Annually (FTE) Actual £19,336 - £24,772) weeks, 37 hours TTO

Teaching Assistant job summary

Do you have zero experience working in education but want to?

Are you looking to spend more flexible time with your loved ones?

Are you looking to have a 6 weeks summer holiday?

Are you passionate about truly making a difference in the lives of young people?

Due to the expansion of our provision, we have the following vacancies:

Teaching Assistants

Working Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 08:15am – 16:00pm, Wednesday 08:15am – 16:30pm, Friday 08:15am – 15:00pm

We are looking for people who:

Thrive working in a challenging and rewarding environment

Are motivated to support the development of children’s social, life and independence skills.

Want to make a difference in the lives of young people.

Are interested in working with colleagues, families and external agencies to provide the best support possible.

Able to build positive relationships with young people.

Direct experience in education is not essential.

We can offer you:

A welcoming and positive working environment where wellbeing of students and staff is a priority.

High quality professional development and support including bespoke CPD.

  • An experienced and supportive senior leadership team.
  • An energetic, forward thinking, supportive staff team.

Progression opportunities across the Trust, including teacher training.

Local Government Pension Scheme with our contribution of 23%.

Mentoring by an existing staff member, supporting you through your first few months.

Closing date for all applications: 2nd June 2024

Interviews will take place on: TBC

Start date: ASAP following the appropriate checks.

Visits to the academy are welcomed by contacting:

HR - 01908 889 400 - recruitment@stephensonmktrusty.org.uk

CVs will not be accepted but an application pack can be found on our website: www.stephensonacademy.org.uk or alternatively email recruitment@stephensonmktrustorg.uk

Stephenson (MK) Trust is an Equal Opportunities employer. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment. This commitment to robust recruitment, selection and induction procedures extends to organisations and services linked to the Trust or working on its behalf. An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Certificate is required prior to commencement of this post.

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 Stephenson Academy

School type
Academy, ages 9 to 16
School size
92 pupils enrolled
Age range
9 to 16

Stephenson Academy is a successful 80 place special school, which opened in 2012. It has a main site, which caters for 11-16 year olds. We have an associated independent sixth form provision for 16-19 year olds.

As a specialist academy we cater for students who have Education and Health Care Plans with an identified primary need of Social Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties (SEMH), many with associated challenging behaviour. Many of our students have additional special educational needs such as speech, language and communication difficulties, Autistic Spectrum Condition (ASC), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and mental health difficulties

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