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  • Job start date

    2 September 2024

  • Closing date

    15 July 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    29 April 2024


This teaching role is at more than one school in the trust. You can find out more in schools overview.

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Job role

  • Teaching assistant

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Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Full time, part time: Working weeks: 39 weeks (Term Time) and Parent/Open evening as required. Working Hours: 37 hours per week (08:00-16:00 Mon-Thurs and 08:00 – 15:30 Fri). Part Time Hours Considered (minimum 25 hours over 5 days)

Contract type


Pay scale

Band 3 FTE £26,182 - £28,440. Actual starting salary £22,456 with performance-based yearly increments available

What skills and experience we're looking for

We are looking to recruit two knowledgeable and committed Teaching Assistants who share the drive and passion necessary to ensure every student achieves their potential. The appointed candidates will begin their BA career at Academy best suited to their skill set.

The successful candidates must have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to communicate with students and teachers on all levels. Previous work experience in a school or Academy is desired but not essential, however:

  • you must have 5 GCSE Grade C or above including English and Mathematics
  • be able to evidence the ability to work independently, using own initiative and be able to make decisions confidently
  • have strong experience of office procedures and administration including MS Office
  • have excellent interpersonal skills with clear and concise communication

What the school offers its staff

The academy prides itself on providing staff with the most appropriate and effective support to ensure that their professional development needs are fully met and that there is a high level of challenge in the opportunities they are offered. We have an excellent track record of providing promotion and responsibility opportunities to staff as well as teacher training opportunities to suitably qualified candidates.

Further details about the role

We are two aspirational and ambitious Academies based in Essex, just 35 minutes from London. The Lower Academy specialises in the teaching of our students aged 11-14 whilst the Upper Academy specialises in our 14-19 year cohorts. The Academies are approximately 1 mile apart.

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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