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Teaching Assistant

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

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

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)

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.

We are looking for two knowledgeable and committed Teaching Assistant who share the drive and passion necessary to ensure every student achieves their potential.

We are dedicated to supporting staff to build a fulfilling career. As a new member of staff you will be offered excellent support and development.

The successful candidate 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

If you can enthuse, engage, motivate and challenge students to make exceptional progress then please download and complete our application form and return it to our Recruitment Coordinator, Dani Silk -

Closing Date: Midday Monday 15th July 2024

Position Available: 02nd September 2024 

Tours of the Academies will be available for shortlisted candidates.

We reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications or are able to fill the position faster than originally anticipated.