Teaching Assistant, Cambridgeshire

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Longsands AcademyCambridgeshire

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Start date: September
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: Undisclosed
Contract term: Permanent

We are seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant at Longsands Academy to support the learning, social, and emotional needs of students across the curriculum in this 11-18 Academy. The successful candidate will have initiative, enthusiasm and patience and be interested and knowledgeable about supporting students with a wide range of SEN needs. 

The successful candidate will need to be flexible as they will be called on to support students with SEN needs across the curriculum, including students with behavioural issues. The successful candidate will work under the direction of the SENDCo to support the progress of individual students and will work with the classroom teacher to facilitate the active participation of children in the academic and social activities of the school. The successful candidate will be proactive and have the ability to work using their own initiative. 

The role is for 27.5 hours per week, worked over 5 days. Term time only plus 1 training day in September, with an unpaid 20 minute mid-morning break and 40 minute lunch break. 

The start time is 8.45am (Mon, Weds, Fri) and 8.35am (Tues and Thurs). The finish time is 3.10pm. Salary is based on Local Government Salary Grade 01 £17,364 - £18,426, pro rata (actual salary for hours stated is £12,254 - £13,003).

Applications are invited from anyone with the relevant experience, attributes and vision to undertake this position. A recruitment pack and application documents may be downloaded at https://astreaacademytrust.org/vacancies.

Please email completed application forms to HR@astrea-longsands.org    

The closing date for applications is 9am Thursday 18th July. Interviews will be held Tuesday 23rd July.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Posts are subject to enhanced DBS checks.

Applicants are thanked for their interest in this post. Please note that only the candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted




More about Longsands Academy
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Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 11 - 18 years
Address: Longsands Road, St. Neots, Cambridgeshire, PE19 1LQ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1480 353535
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