Teaching & Learning Assistant

Holbrook School for Autism, Belper, Derbyshire, DE56 0TE

5 days remaining to apply

  • Start date details


  • Closing date

    4 December 2022 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    8 November 2022

Job details

Key stage

Early years, Key stage 1, Key stage 2, Key stage 3, Key stage 4

Working pattern

Contract type


Actual salary

£17,324 - £19,183

What skills and experience we're looking for

Job Title: Teaching and Learning Assistant (TLA)

Location: Holbrook School for Autism, Portway, Holbrook, DE56 0TE or John O’Gaunts Way, Belper, DE56 0DB

Grade/Scale: Grade 07 (Point 08-11) Actual Salary £17,324 - £19,183

Start date: ASAP

Contract: 32.5 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (TTO)

Holbrook School for Autism is a successful school for children and young people with autism and learning difficulties, aged 4–19. Our students, may at times, display challenging behaviour related to their communication, social interaction and/or sensory processing difficulties.

Within a safe, structured, and predictable environment, we deliver a person-centred curriculum that supports students in developing independence, confidence, academic and life skills. We strive to enable our students to participate fully in opportunities and experiences both in school and the wider community, so that students can make informed life choices.

We are seeking an outstanding TLA, to work with 4-19-year-olds with autism and learning disabilities. Reporting directly to the Specialist Teaching & Learning Assistant, the ideal candidate will have a level 2 qualification or equivalent, positive approach to behaviour support and experience of working with young people with complex needs, including ADHD, SLD, SEMH Candidates who do not hold a relevant qualification may still apply if they are able to demonstrate a commitment to undertake training and will only be considered for a fixed term contract until successful completion of the relevant course.

What the school offers its staff

Benefits include: Local Government Pension Scheme, Westfield Health membership and free parking.

For further information, please contact Lucy Hunt, Assistant Headteacher at Holbrook School for Autism, on 01332 880208, via email to l.hunt1@holbrookautism.derbyshire.sch.uk or visit our website at www.esteemmat.co.uk/jointheteam. Please use the relevant application form on the MAT website; CVs alone will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications: 04 December 2022 (midday)

Interview dates: WC 05 December 2022

Esteem Multi-Academy Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all its students. We expect all staff, volunteers and agency staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The possession of a criminal record will not necessarily prevent an applicant from obtaining this post, as all cases are judged individually according to the nature of the role and information provided.

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About Holbrook School for Autism

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 19
School size
131 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 19
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