3 days remaining to apply

  • Expected start date

    15 November 2021

  • Application deadline

    25 October 2021 at 8:00am

  • Date listed

    13 October 2021

Job details

Job role
Teaching assistant
SEND responsibilities (special educational needs and disabilities)
Working pattern
Term time
30 hours a week
Contract type
Fixed term (1 year)
Annual or full time equivalent (FTE) salary
18,109 - 21,438
Actual salary
12,864 - 15,229

Job summary

Thank you for your expression of interest in the post of Teaching Assistant.

The Ashcombe School is looking for inspiring Teaching Assistants to join our small and passionate team.
As part of the SEND team, you will be working with teachers and support staff assisting students with educational needs, enabling them to achieve maximum access to the national curriculum. You must be able to communicate effectively with young people, be calm, confident, flexible and committed, with sound administrative and IT skills an advantage. A desire to work with young people and as part of a team is essential. Experience working with young people or within a school environment would be an advantage.

The role is 30 hours per week (which must be made up of full days 9am-3.30pm), 39 weeks per year (term time only) and is being offered on the pay range SES4 (£18,109 FTE, actual salary £12,864). There is a 30-minute unpaid lunch break. This role is offered on a fixed term basis until 31 August 2022.

Please find details of the job description and person specification overleaf but if you would like to find out more about the post please contact us and ask to speak to Joanna Parish, SENCo and visit our website for information.

Applications should be emailed to applications@ashcombe.surrey.sch.uk

Closing Date: 8am Monday 25th October 2021

We reserve the right to review applications and interview as applications are received, so please apply early.

We do not contact applicants who are not shortlisted.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Any successful applicant will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure check by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Applying for the job

Complete support staff application form available on our website.

Supporting documents

If you need these documents in an accessible format, please contact the school.

School overview

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
Secondary
School size
1468 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Contact phone number
+441306886312

About The Ashcombe School

Information about the school

The Ashcombe School is a comprehensive school for pupils of all abilities between the ages of 11 and 18 which has recently converted by forming a Multi Academy Trust, South East Surrey Schools Education Trust, as a partnership with 2 other like-minded schools to keep the ethos of the school the same.

There are approximately 60 support staff employed by this large comprehensive school, working in the three main areas of curriculum, administrative and premises support.

School location

Ashcombe Road, Dorking, Surrey, RH4 1LY

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