Teaching Assistant

The Elizabeth Woodville SchoolBuckinghamshire

Teaching Assistant (based in Deanshanger)

27.5 hours a week, 39 weeks a year

Grade D, points 3 to 4 (actual salary: £11799 to £12034 pa)


EWS is a high-achieving comprehensive school across two sites serving many villages and the fringes of both Northampton and Milton Keynes. We believe that all staff and pupils should be treated with respect and have built a culture based on respect for each other, resilience to meet new challenges and take responsibility for our actions and our learning.  At Elizabeth Woodville we have a strong focus on academic achievement throughout the school and develop our young people to be independent and resilient learners. EWS joined Tove Learning Trust in 2016. 


We are seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistants to join our strong team, who will provide learning support to students across the school. 

You may be required to work at the other site on limited occasions

Hours:   9.05am – 3.05pm Monday to Friday (30 minute unpaid break)


Applicants should have an interest in flexible learning methods, and a commitment to promoting self-esteem.  Experience of working with young people in the 11 - 16 age range would be an advantage but is not essential. A good standard of literacy and numeracy, GCSE Grade C or equivalent in Maths and English are required for this post.


The successful candidate will:

• Have experience of working with young people

• Be approachable and flexible

• Be committed to promoting self esteem

• Have to meet the person specification and will be required to apply for a DBS disclosure

• Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.  

Training and development opportunities will be offered.  All staff are encouraged to study further and the trust will actively support staff to obtain relevant further qualifications where possible. 

How to apply:  All documents including the full job description, person specification and application form are available on our website http://ewsacademy.org.uk. Please ensure your application form and covering letter includes examples of your experience and how you meet the criteria outlined in the job description and person specification. Further information requests or completed applications should be sent to Michelle Saint, HR Administrator E: michelle.saint@ewsacademy.org.uk  T: 01604 861188.

Closing date: 17 September 2021

Interview date:   w/c 20 September 2021


Tove Learning Trust is a fast moving and exciting place to work. The trust schools have a shared vision and purpose: to deliver outstanding educational experiences that lead to inspiring outcomes. Each academy has a strong individual identity and tailors their educational provision to serve their local community. Academies within the trust collaborate to share expertise and maximise opportunities and experiences for our students. 


The Trustees of Tove Learning Trust are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.



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The Elizabeth Woodville School

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