Teaching Assistant KS2, Slough

Closing date:Expiring soon

Grove AcademySlough

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Pro rata from £13,265 - £14,853
Contract term: Permanent

Help us bring fun and challenge

OK we fibbed! We said we wanted someone for primary but in fact we want someone with primary experience to work in KS3 because we believe you have fantastic skills that can be used to support our pupils there. 

Grove Academy is an exciting new free school that opened in September 2017 and is the first all-through school to open in Slough. We now have pupils in Reception, Years 1, 2, 3, 4, 7 and 8. 

We are looking for a teaching assistant to support to work with us in the secondary phase by using their knowledge of primary. The successful candidate will be a happy, caring and enthusiastic person who will work closely with the class teachers to provide a supportive and exciting learning environment. You will need to demonstrate the ability to build effective relationships with pupils to support them not only in their learning but also in developing their social skills. You should have effective communication skills and a willingness to contribute to the overall ethos and aims of our school. The post is term time only, plus 5 INSET days and 32.5 hours per week including a lunch duty. 

What can we offer you?

  • A great place to work where you will feel valued for your hard work. 
  • CPD to further develop your skills.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has recent relevant experience of working in primary school
  • Is a proactive and flexible team player
  • Is able to use their own initiative to support children’s learning.

Salary is dependent on qualifications and experience. Details of the three grades are shown in the job descriptions. 

Closing date: 23rd January 2019


If you would like to arrange a visit or if you have any questions please email jobs@groveacademy.co.uk 

For more information go to www.groveacademy.co.uk 

CVs are not accepted so please complete the online application form.

Grove Academy is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff to share this commitment. The successful candidate will require an enhanced DBS check.

Grove Academy is part of the SASH Education Trust, which is a charitable company limited by guarantee.  Company No 07956692. Registered in England and Wales.  Registered Offices: Ditton Park, Kings Reach, Slough

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More about Grove Academy
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: State - Free School
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 4 - 19 years
Address: Wellington Street, Slough, Berkshire, SL1 1YG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1753 517359
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