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  • Start date details

    September 2024

  • Closing date

    17 June 2024 at 9am

  • Date listed

    4 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type

Fixed term

Full-time equivalent salary

£17,221.00 - £18,080.00 Annually (Actual) H4 pro rata, around 31 hours per week, term time only, full time salary £24,582 - £25,808

Teaching Assistant (Visual Impairment Support) job summary

Around 31 hours per week, Monday to Friday (start at 8:00am), term time only (38 weeks)

Salary: H4 pro rata, FTE annual salary £24,582 - £25,808

Actual salary: £17,221 - £18,080

Start date: September 2024, fixed term until July 2025

We are looking to recruit a Teaching Assistant to support students with visual impairment within and outside of the classroom, delivering targeted support, as well as helping to support the further development of intervention strategies, such as guided reading. The right candidate will enjoy working with a team to support with the planning and implementation of support and intervention programmes, work with the external agencies and support the SENDCO with daily co-ordination and support of specific students with Visual impairment. Training and on-going support will be provided. The teaching assistant role is also suitable for those who wish to experience the classroom before embarking upon a teacher-training qualification. This post is explicitly linked to High Needs Funding (HNF) and is therefore initially fixed term until July 2025. You may refer to the job description for more information about the role.

The successful candidate will:

  • have professional integrity
  • have excellent attention to detail
  • have the ability to work well within a team
  • be dedicated to support the teaching and learning of students
  • promote Sandringham’s ethos and values

Sandringham School is committed to ensuring inclusion, diversity and equality of opportunity. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates and encourage those from underrepresented groups, and/or with protected characteristics, to apply.

Sandringham School is part of the Alban Academies Trust (AAT). The school leads the Alban Teaching School Hub and is also a designated Computing Hub. In joining Sandringham School, you will also be joining the AAT. The Trust is a close community of seven schools within Hertfordshire, three of which are Secondary schools and four are Primary schools. As part of the AAT we are able to maximise the opportunities for personal, professional and career development. To learn more about the Trust please visit https://albanacademiestrust.org.uk/

Application deadline: 9am on Monday, 17th June 2024

Prospective candidates are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible as the school reserves the right to close the advert should we feel able to appoint an appropriate candidate.

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 Sandringham School

School type
Academy, ages 11 to 18
Education phase
View all Secondaryjobs
School size
1767 pupils enrolled
Age range
11 to 18

Sandringham is a co-educational academy school, based in St. Albans, Hertfordshire. Sandringham is a non-selective school with over 1600 students, including nearly 450 in the thriving sixth form. Our aim is simple – to be 'World Class' where our students receive the best education possible in a state school.

We believe that every child can succeed in life if challenged and inspired appropriately. A strong academic curriculum supported by outstanding extra-curricular provision helps Sandringham students develop as individuals with the necessary skills to be successful in adult life. Our ethos is summed up by our motto: 'Everybody can be somebody'

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