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Job details
Employer Outwood Academy Portland
Location Nottinghamshire
Salary £18,746 to £21,268 pro rata (£13,653 to £15,490 actual salary)
Contract type Part Time
Contract term Permanent
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed
Job starts Required from September 2017

We are seeking to appoint a teaching assistant to work as part of the English Department to support intervention with students who require additional mentoring to achieve GCSE. The successful applicant will be required to work with individuals and small groups across key stage 3 and 4 as required. 

Our staff are dedicated to securing the best possible outcomes for every student and are enormously proud of Ofsted’s Outstanding rating awarded in 2014. The hard work of both students and staff culminated in student progress placing the academy well within the top 5% of schools nationally and in 2016 88% of our students achieved A*-C grades including English and Maths placing us in the top 10 schools nationally on pupil progress.

Working as a Teaching Assistant is an excellent opportunity to gain experience in schools and contribute to the learning of students. To be successful, you will need to be extremely well organised, IT literate and have excellent communication skills both written and verbal. An A2 qualification in English is desirable, as is a qualification in NNEB, NVQ3 or equivalent. 

Visits to the Academy are warmly welcomed and encouraged.

If you have any questions, please contact our HR department on 01909 471023 or email

For more information and to apply, please go to: > Vacancies.

Closing date: Midday on Sunday, 25 June 2017.

Interview date: Thursday, 29 June 2017.

The Outwood Academies are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expect staff to share this commitment. The successful applicant will be subject to DBS and health checks.

About the employer

At the heart of the acclaimed Outwood Grange Academies Trust, Outwood Academy Portland has achieved Teaching School status – making it a centre of excellence for recruiting, training, developing and accelerating the careers of new teachers. Just 61 s...

Information about Outwood Academy Portland
Org type Mainstream School
Phase Secondary with sixth form
Funding status State - Academy
Gender Mixed
Age range 11 - 18 years
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Locations and contacts

Netherton Road
S80 2SF
United Kingdom
+44 1909 471021