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Employer Cedars Upper School
Location Central Bedfordshire
Salary NJC Scale 2C 12-15 £11,332 - £11,999 actual salary
Contract type Full Time
Contract term Fixed Term
Job dates
Closing date Applications are closed



Full time - term time only 

30 hours per week

Fixed Term contract – September 2017 to August 2018

NJC Scale 2C 12-15  £11,332 - £11,999 actual salary

We are seeking to appoint a Teaching Assistant to join a friendly, mutually supportive team. We are looking for a suitable person who can provide in-class support for students with Special Educational Needs, in order to provide full access to the curriculum.

The successful candidate should hold GCSE or equivalent in English and Maths and have an ability to think quickly and be able to work as a team member. A willingness to motivate and encourage young people is essential, as is a good sense of humour. 

Cedars Upper is a popular and high-performing school of 1200 students. We were graded as ‘good’ in all aspects by Ofsted in September 2013 and we are determined to now strive for ‘outstanding’. The school enjoys a fine reputation in the area, attaining consistently excellent results. In 2016, 72% of students achieved 5 or more GCSEs at A* – C including English and maths. 

For an application form and further details, please visit our website,, to get more of an idea of what the school has to offer or email

The closing date for applications is 9am on Friday 23 June 2017 and we shall be interviewing on Thursday 29 June 2017.

This school is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

An enhanced DBS disclosure is required for this post.

We operate a safer recruitment policy.


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