75 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details

    As soon as possible - interviews organised on application

  • Closing date

    1 July 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    19 March 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Key stage

Key stage 3, Key stage 4, Key stage 5

Working pattern

Contract type


Pay scale

Bucks Pay Range 2 - 3 (Actual salary £16,306- £19,598 per annum)

What skills and experience we're looking for

Would you like a job which fits within the school day?

Would you enjoy helping young people achieve their potential?

Do you want to work as part of a caring, flexible team?

Working as a Teaching Assistant may be the role for you! We can offer a high degree of flexibility around days and hours, working term-time only. This is fulfilling work where you get to make a very real difference to the life chances of individual students. Other benefits include comprehensive training, a pension scheme and access to The Misbourne's state-of-the-art fitness suite. We are seeking individuals to join our committed team of Teaching Assistants to help our young people realise their potential. You will be part of our specialist SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disability) team, which is dedicated to delivering the correct support to individual students. SEND students are at the heart of our academy and this role is integral to helping some of our most vulnerable students to succeed. This could be support in lessons or working 1:1 on targeted areas of support.

You do not need to have had any previous experience of this work - comprehensive training is provided - but the following qualities will be beneficial:

  • A passion for the importance of learning
  • Enthusiasm for working with young people to help them succeed
  • The ability to inspire and be creative
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

What the school offers its staff

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Working collaboratively with subject teachers to ensure students’ progress in individual subjects
  • Acting as a positive role model both socially and academically
  • Helping to foster and develop positive relationships with staff and peers
  • Being flexible to meet the dynamic needs of the SEND department on a daily basis
  • Identifying personal training needs and attending appropriate internal and external training
  • Being involved in maintaining records, undertaking assessment and evaluating identified students’ needs
  • Ensuring inclusive practice and equality of opportunity for all

We recognise the vital importance of support staff at The Misbourne. Professional development is a priority and we provide opportunities for skill development and further responsibility.

Would you like to make a difference to the outcomes and life chances of young people? If so, you could become part of our dedicated team.

If you are interested in learning more about the roles we have available, please contact Mike Lyons, Assistant Headteacher, for an informal chat. Mike is available via telephone on 01494 862869 or via email sendco@themisbourne.co.uk.

Alternatively, you are welcome to submit an application to recruitment@themisbourne.co.uk

Please quote Vacancy Reference: S-TAS-0002.

Commitment to safeguarding

The Misbourne is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. An offer of appointment is subject to satisfactory references, DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) Enhanced Disclosure and medical clearance

Applying for the job

If you're interested in teaching or training to teach in England as an international citizen, we can help you understand your next steps.

Please download the application form using the link below, and once completed send to recruitment@themisbourne.co.uk

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About The Misbourne School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1065 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18
Phone number
01494 862869

We are an 11-18 Academy in the picturesque village of Great Missenden in the heart of the Chilterns. We have nearly 1100 students on roll including a successful and growing Sixth Form. Our staff tell us they genuinely feel like part of a team; a team who are striving to help each student flourish both academically and personally.

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